Become A Part of our Volunteer Team

Please click below to fill out a volunteer form. Our Visitors Services department will be in touch over the next few weeks to discuss opportunities and training sessions.




  • Concierge (greeter, visitor service, alcove assistant, crowd control, coat check)
  • Ambassador (tour guides)
  • Behind-the-scenes (office support, research, marketing, social media, IT, graphic design, teaching, writing)
  • Veteran Outreach
  • Hospitality and Special events



  •  Empathy for Veterans and their family’s experiences
  • Compassion to deal with difficult subject matter and those who are affected by it
  • Open-mindedness and patience to work with a diverse audience
  • Integrity to represent NVMM and oneself with the highest standards
  • Dedication to NVMM’s mission and to the values of the Volunteer Program
  • Reliability to consistently keep one’s volunteer commitment to the Museum
  • 17 years of age or older
  • Minimum commitment of twelve (12) hours monthly
  • Veterans are encouraged to apply



  • Opportunity to hear first-hand, the stories of our Veterans and their families
  • Orientation, tour guide training, and continuing educational opportunities
  • Free parking on the days you volunteer
  • Free admission to the Museum at any time when wearing your volunteer badge
  • Four (4) “good anytime” NVMM admission passes after one month of service and yearly on your anniversary date
  • NVMM branded vest, lanyard, and a commemorative t-shirt
  • “NVMM Insider” monthly newsletter
  • Early access to new exhibitions
  • Discount at Café and Museum Shop
  • Annual recognition event
  • NVMM Challenge Coin during National Volunteer Week
  • Letters of recommendation upon request
  • Networking opportunities
  • Make new friends, have fun, enjoy great events and make a difference in your community, state, and country!

* All program information is subject to change *