Updated Visitor Information: All visitors ages 5 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the museum, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Visitors 12 and older require proof of two vaccine doses. Face coverings are required for all over the age of 2, even if vaccinated. For more information and additional details, see the visit section of our website.

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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Museum Team!

Student standing in front of the mastodon replica

Jean Odney, Staten Island Museum Intern, 2017

Staten Island Museum has a longstanding tradition of engaging volunteers and providing enriching student internships throughout the organization. Volunteers are a key part of the Museum’s operations whether facilitating public programs, supporting special events, providing docent tours or providing community outreach. To support student internships, the Museum partners with organizations such as Studio Institute and CUNY Cultural Corps to provide students with exposure to careers in the arts.

Internship and volunteer opportunities will be announced as the museum resumes its programs and services.

Please contact Reneé Bushelle at 718-483-7134 for more information.

Current Opportunities

Weekend Floor Manager, Part Time

The Weekend Floor Manager will provide leadership for the Visitor Services, Security and Facilities teams during COVID-19 operating hours and when regular operations resume. The Floor Manager may be asked to provide coverage for the Manager of Visitor
Services on Saturdays. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Floor Manager has the additional responsibility of ensuring the health and
safety of all stakeholders during operating hours by following policies and protocols established by museum leadership and the Reopening Task Force. For more information and to apply please see the full description by clicking the button below.

Visitor Services Associate, Part Time

The Visitor Services Associate handles all front museum desk functions with additional duties as requested. Reporting to the Manager of Visitor Services, the Visitor Services Associate is responsible for creating a welcoming experience for all guests. Operating as a brand ambassador and representing the museum by employing exemplary customer service practices, the VSA’s primary responsibilities include: processing admissions, answering the main telephone line, offering basic exhibit interpretation, providing concierge services, selling memberships and museum store merchandise and, supporting museum events. For more information and to apply please see the full description by clicking the button below.