Opportunity Details

Smithsonian Visitor Information Specialist

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OVS: Office of Visitor Services

If you love the Smithsonian and working with people, this position is for you! We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing individuals to serve as Visitor Information Specialists at Information Desks around the Smithsonian. Visitor Information Specialists provide a warm welcome and useful information to visitors from the Information Desks at Smithsonian museums, galleries, and buildings. Volunteers will engage with visitors and help them plan memorable and exciting experiences so that they can discover all that the Smithsonian has to offer.


Location Information:


1000 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560
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Additional Information:

We are looking for individuals who have excellent customer service skills, are approachable and outgoing, enjoy working with diverse people, and have strong computer skills. Foreign language skills are a plus, but not required. This position is open to individuals who are 18 years or older.

Applicants must be able to volunteer for a minimum of one year, once a week or once every other weekend. Regular shift times are 4 hours in length.

Volunteers will be assigned to one location, based on interests and needs.

See the Additional Info/Requirements below for more information.