Volunteer Opportunities

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

Visitors talking to DMV staff helpers at the information booth under Futolongkosaurus

Department of Museum Volunteers

Members help support us through a variety of fun initiatives.


Connect children to the wonders of the Museum through ROMKids!

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

Hands-on Galleries

Engage visitors through exciting hands-on experiences.

Volunteer running a hands-on activity in the gallery with children.

Public Programs

Help us deliver engaging new programs for ROM visitors.


Spark learning 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.