The MMA volunteer corps is essential to Museum operations. Volunteers lead school tours, help get the mail out, answer the phone, provide clerical assistance, greet visitors, serve in the gift store, and organize the library. If you are interested in volunteering at the MMA, please indicate your areas of interest and fill in your contact information below. The volunteer coordinator will contact you to arrange an interview time.

  • Assignment Preference:
  • Docents (Tour Guides)
  • Gift Store
  • Information Desk (galleries)
  • Clerical
  • Social Events/Receptions
  • Library
  • Landscape and Grounds
  • Classes and Workshops
  • Annual Gala Planning Committee
  • Festival of Trees Planning Committee
  • Festival of Trees Event Ushers

Volunteer Requirements

  • Current Muskegon Museum of Art membership or current Muskegon Public School employment
  • Must meet with the volunteer coordinator and, if applicable, other supervising museum staff
  • Fill out a Volunteer Information form
  • Submit information for criminal history background check
  • Complete required training for chosen assignment area (provided by MMA)

For more information, call 231.720.2574

Volunteer Information Center [MMA Volunteers: Please use this link to check your schedule, sign up for shifts or tours, and to keep track of your hours.]

DOCENTS: To access the docent resource page, please click here and enter your password.