The Pacific Museum of Earth is one of UBC’s main outreach hubs. Our core mission is to showcase the wonders of our dynamic Earth, promote an understanding of processes happening on Earth and other planets, and inspire visitors to observe and respect Earth’s magnificent landscapes and treasures. To fulfill this mission, the museum depends heavily on the support of volunteers. We’re always looking for enthusiastic people to join our volunteer team.

Volunteer Positions

Volunteers may apply for the following positions:

  • Museum Interpreter (must be enrolled as a UBC student, undergraduate or graduate student)
  • Collections Assistant
  • Outreach and Exhibit Assistant

How to Get Involved

  1. Complete our volunteer application below. We accept volunteer applications in September and January for a very limited number of volunteer positions. 
  2. If your application is accepted, we will contact you to schedule an interview.
  3. Attend a volunteer interview.
  4. Post-interview: Depending on your interview and the current volunteer needs of the museum, we will contact you to set up your volunteer schedule.

Volunteer Application

Interested in volunteering at the museum? Please fill out this form.

  • Museum volunteers must be 16+.
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  • Briefly describe any training, skills, interests relevant to volunteering at the Pacific Museum of Earth.