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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are essential to the success of Fernbank Museum. They fill a variety of roles, from greeting guests to assisting with forest restoration. We’d be excited to have you as part of our team!

Active Fernbank Volunteers can sign up for volunteer opportunities by clicking the button below.

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Adult Volunteer Program

Fernbank’s volunteer program is an opportunity for adults of all ages to be directly involved in museum operations, interpretation and more. Adult volunteers must commit to 50 hours of service annually. Learn more.

Complete an application today!

Special Volunteering Opportunities

Community service volunteering opportunities are available. Please complete a community service volunteer application.

Youth Volunteer Program

The Fernbank Youth Interpreter (FYI) program is an opportunity for youth ages 13-17 to be directly involved in public events and education at Fernbank Museum. FYI volunteers must commit to the program for a minimum of one year and provide a minimum of 45 hours of service to the museum. Learn more.

Benefits of Volunteering

Being a volunteer benefits you as well! In addition to joining the amazing Fernbank team, you'll receive complimentary admission to the museum and Giant Screen Theater films, earn guest passes for hours of service, participate in ongoing educational opportunities and receive invitations to special volunteer events.

Have Questions? Check out Volunteer FAQs for answers to frequently asked questions. All other questions regarding volunteer opportunities should be directed to the Volunteer Department at or 404.929.6360.