Out-of-this-world opportunities to make a real difference await you at Space Center Houston! Whether it’s on the museum floor or behind the scenes, we have a position to fit your interests.
As a volunteer, you’ll have a positive impact not only on Space Center Houston, but also on the local and global communities we serve. Volunteer in our education programs inspiring the astronauts and engineers of tomorrow, help our staff welcoming guests from around the globe, or play a vital role in both daytime and evening special events.
Learn about the space program and share your knowledge with our guests as they explore our attractions. Volunteer in amazing areas such as Starship Gallery and Astronaut Gallery where hundreds of unique space and science artifacts are housed and Independence Plaza where the high-fidelity space shuttle replica is mounted on top of the historic shuttle carrier aircraft NASA 905.
As a volunteer you will receive stellar benefits including:
We are currently seeking volunteers interested in assisting in the following areas:
Adult volunteers must:
We will accept adult volunteer applications again from March 1 – April 10. Please return to this page during that time to apply. We look forward to seeing your application!
Volunteers in our summer teen volunteer program are focused on supporting our Operations and Education programs. They may serve in one of two different areas:
Guest Experience Team – These volunteers engage guests in the museum with short presentations at exhibits, assist with public programs, and other guest service roles.
Explorer Camps – Teens serve as classroom assistants in camps for children 4-11 years old. They prepare materials, assist with classroom activities, and escort campers throughout the museum.
Summer teen volunteers that meet their commitment will be able to volunteer throughout the fall semester at weekend and evening events.
We are now accepting applications for our summer teen volunteer program! We will accept applications until March 8, 2024.
If you have participated in our teen volunteer program before (fall or summer), please click the Returning Teen Volunteer Application button. Otherwise, please click the New Teen Volunteer Application button to apply today.