Volunteer Positions


Guest services volunteers

Greeters welcome guests at entry, provide orientation of facility and services and assist guests in finding their way to ticketing.

Bridge Attendants must pay attention to guest flow, the status of the orientation film, ensure that all guests that enter the Museum and Memorial have a valid ticket and that the proper stub is torn from the ticket. They must also make sure that food or drink is not allowed in the galleries.

Gallery Attendants (Main Gallery, Memory Hall, Exhibit Hall) monitor galleries while providing additional information to guests and maintaining security of collection and exhibits. Gallery attendants must also watch that no food and drink is brought into the galleries and that each guest has the proper ticket.

Tower Operators operate the elevator in the Liberty Memorial Tower and control access to the observation deck.

Edward Jones Research Center Attendants assist the Museum’s curatorial staff and are stationed as the library attendant onsite in the Edward Jones Research Center. They assist with administrative duties in the Edward Jones Research Center as directed by staff, process queries from patrons in person, by phone, letter, or email that utilizes our collections.

Administrative Volunteers assist with projects in administrative offices and in-office functions as needed. Tasks include assisting the Development and Marketing departments. 

Special Events Volunteers will be assigned on an “as needed basis” by the Events Manager for a wide variety of scheduled events and activities. Events may be scheduled during evenings and weekends, as well as weekdays.


Volunteers must complete a minimum of 100 hours in Guest Services before applying for the following positions:

Interpretive Corps facilitate learning experiences for school and tour groups and assist with outreach opportunities. Looking for more? Check out information on becoming a Living History volunteer.

Team Leaders assist the Volunteer Coordinator with administrative, training, recruiting, and supervisory duties on a daily basis.

Security Volunteers (VIPS) assist in the Security Department to monitor cameras, answer department telephone and contact appropriate Emergency Services (911). They may utilize department radios, provide public service and guest service presence, patrol Museum interior on foot and perform administrative/special projects duties as assigned.


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit an application online.

If you have questions, please contact the Volunteer Program Manager at 816.888.8115 or at volunteer@theworldwar.org.