Your help is needed! The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History is a small museum, and we depend on volunteers to help us continue to be a great community resource and fulfill our mission to inspire discovery, wonder, and stewardship of our natural world.
There are many different volunteer positions available, with varying levels of commitment. If you do not see a position that suits you, please contact our Community Outreach Program Manager, to discuss alternative volunteer positions.
Welcome guests and share your knowledge and love of the natural animals, flora, and geology that makethe Monterey Peninsula unique.
Come work in our cozy gift shop. Talk with guests and help keep our Museum admission free by keeping our giftshop open.
Spend your time at the lovely Monarch Sanctuary in Pacific Grove talking with visitors from around the world about our special winter home for monarch butterflies.
Our Native Plants Garden needs your care. Come help maintain it’s beauty as you learn about the native flora of the Central Coast.
Science Saturday & Event Volunteers
Become a volunteer for our community Science Saturdays, lectures, exhibition openings, and/or fundraising events.
To become a volunteer at the Museum or Monarch Sanctuary, please complete the online volunteer application found here. Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at the PG Museum of Natural History!