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Volunteering is healthy

Join a growing group of students, community volunteers, and medical professionals.

You can help us grow as a valued community and national resource if you are:

  • Motivated to become an engaged part of our team.
  • Committed to a positive guest experience.
  • Willing to share talent, skill or knowledge.
  • A role model for career choices in science and technology.

Undergraduate and graduate student internships available, as well as work study opportunities for Baylor Medical Students and undergraduate students from the University of Saint Thomas.

Health Education - Public Programming

Discovery Cart Volunteers

Help the exhibits come alive! Staff a mobile information station where Museum guests can choose to briefly interact with a ‘real live’ person inside the exhibits. Carts include a variety of models and demonstrations featuring the circulatory system, respiratory system and general nutrition.

Health Fair Volunteers

Introduce the public to the Museum and its programs through attendance at festivals, corporate wellness days and schools. Volunteers pass out materials and demonstrate nutrition basics by showing models of fat and muscle, plus sharing specific nutrition information on the salt, fat and sugar content of common foods.

Health Education - K through 12

Limited number of positions available for post-secondary students in medical research, public health, dietetics, community health, medical and nursing professions, or retired teachers, engineers, health professionals, seeking work-study, internships or volunteer opportunities supporting:

  • Scout Program
  • Home School Program
  • School Field Experience Program, including staffing of the DeBakey Cell Lab

Please email a resume to or visit the online application for job descriptions (link below).

Visitor Services

Become part of our Visitor Services team to ensure our guests have the best possible experience.

Youth Volunteers 15 to 18

Summertime is when The Health Museum has many opportunities for teens (15 TO 18) to volunteer. It's when we get to know each other. Teens from this summer volunteer experience are then selected to be a member of our museum volunteer team year-round. See Youth Volunteer page for more information.

Adult Volunteers

How Can I Learn More? (adults only)

If you are at least 18, and have graduated from high school, you are eligible to attend a pre-placement orientation to determine your volunteer interests. Please fill out an online application. This application is for adults only.

Groups - Teens and Adults

There are several Special Events throughout the year at the Museum. Service Organizations are welcome to inquire about episodic volunteer opportunities for groups. Please email all inquires to

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Volunteer Application

Start your volunteer journey today. Fill out the online application linked below!