Volunteer Opportunities

There are ten areas at the Royal Ontario Museum where you may volunteer. Learn more about the ROM's commitment to its volunteers here.

Woman standing inside the Royal Ontario Museum's popular Chinese Galleries.

Department of Museum Volunteers

Members help support us through a variety of fun initiatives.

Volunteer supervising children wearing a dinosaur headdresses.


Connect children and families to the wonders of the ROM!

Volunteer speaking to a group of visitors in the Hands On Galleries.

Hands-on Galleries

Engage visitors through exciting hands-on experiences.

A volunteer at work in the ROM's galleries.

Visitor Relations and Audience

Connect visitors to their world and each other.

Volunteer conducting a class for adults in the Gallery of South Asia.


Help us carry out engaging new lectures, workshops and events.

Volunteer leading an activity in the gallery with a group of children.


Inspire students with our vast collections and research.

Volunteer at work inside one of the ROM's collection rooms.

Research and Collections

Help us make exciting new discoveries.

Trained volunteer leads a ROM Tactile Tour allowing visitors who are blind or who have vision loss to explore artifacts from the ROM's collections through touch and descriptive narrations.

Access Programs and Services

Extend the ROM's reach to a greater diversity of visitors.