Yes! I would love to volunteer

Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Sacramento Children's Museum volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Name and Address

Please enter your first name, address and contact information. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old, unless volunteering with an organized group. If you are a minor 14-17 you are required to submit a liability waiver signed by guardian. [PLEASE SEE VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK]

Emergency Contact

My Availability is

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.





























Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer to not receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.



Criminal Background History

Volunteers are required to submit identification to SCM (CA Identification Card, CA License, Valid School ID). Live Scan may be required.

Volunteer agreement form

If accepted as a volunteer, I agree that:

  1. My services are donated to the Museum without contemplation of compensation or future employment, and are given for humanitarian, academic or charitable reasons.
  2. I will not sell or attempt to sell goods or services, request contributions, or to solicit persons to sign or distribute political petitions on museum premises.
  3. I will be punctual and conscientious, conduct myself with dignity, courtesy and consideration of others and endeavor to make my work professional and quality.
  4. I will attempt to resolve any problems related to my volunteer activities with my supervisor, and, if unsuccessful, attempt to resolve any such problems with the Volunteer Coordinator or Executive Director.
  5. I will make my best effort to fulfill my commitment to Sacramento Children's Museum by completing all assignments that I accept.
  6. I will at all times uphold the mission, vision and core values of Sacramento Chilren's Museum.
  7. I will hold as absolutely confidential all information that I may obtain directly or indirectly concerning museum guests, staff members, or other personnel.
  8. I understand that in the case of injury or illness I do not hold Sacramento Children's Museum liable and will not seek legal action or compensation against the Museum.
  9. I certify that all information, including personal information and photos, provided in my application is true and complete. I understand that if any false information, omissions, or misrepresentations are discovered, my application may be rejected and active volunteer status may be terminated at any time.
  10. I understand that Sacramento Children's Museum reserves the right to terminate my volunteer status as a result of:
    1. Failure to comply with museum policies, rules or regulations.
    2. Absences without prior notification.
    3. Unsatisfactory attitude, work or appearance.
    4. Any other circumstances which, in the judgement of the Volunteer Coordinator, would make my continued service as a volunteer contrary to the best interests of the Museum.

I certify that all information submitted by me on this application is true and complete. I understand that if any false information, omissions, or misrepresentations are discovered, my application may be rejected and active volunteer status may be terminated at any time. In consideration of my volunteer application, I agree to adhere to the policies and regulations of Sacramento Children's Museum, and I agree that my volunteer status can be terminated, with or without cause, and without or without notice, at any time by Sacramento Children's Museum.

Parent / Guardian signature is required for volunteers under 18 years of age. If selected, additional paperwork will be sent home for guardians to complete.

By pressing "Submit", you agree to all of the terms above.