Serve at a site of civic change.

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum provides unique and engaging experiences for volunteers on a year-round basis. Additional opportunities are available during the Museum's signature events. 

As a way of giving thanks, all volunteers receive these benefits:

- A complimentary one-year individual membership to the Museum (requires volunteering for a minimum of 12 hours).
- Invitations to special events for Museum members and volunteers.
- Eligibility for recognition in programs.

General Volunteer Opportunities

Gallery Monitoring

Event Assistance

Community Outreach

Administrative Tasks

Guest Services

Program Planning


- Be 20 years of age or older. (College students must be in their sophomore year or higher.)
- Complete a volunteer application, including the submission of a resume.
- Pass a background check.
- Attend at least one volunteer orientation program.

*Some roles may require: lifting items in excess of 25 lbs.; standing and walking for some period of time; working outdoors in various conditions; interacting with the public; and assisting with educational programs.

**Please note that participation in volunteer activities is distinct from paid employment with the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. 

Submit Volunteer Application