Become an essential part of SFMOMA.

Photo: Myleen Hollero

Volunteer Program

If you bring yourself to SFMOMA, it will bring you a new way of looking at the world.

Drew S.
SFMOMA volunteer

If you’re interested in becoming an SFMOMA volunteer, please complete a volunteer profile. We’ll be in touch to arrange next steps.

Help us bring our ambitious program of exhibitions and activities to the community. SFMOMA volunteers perform a variety of duties, from helping visitors find their way through our building to checking people in at events or assisting behind the scenes in our offices.

SFMOMA’s passionate and generous volunteers are indispensable to achieving our goals as a museum. Join this group of talented individuals and contribute your time while gaining skills and a working knowledge of the museum world.

Volunteer benefits include:

  • Free admission to the museum, and the museums that SFMOMA is currently partnering with
  • Participation in special educational programs with today’s preeminent artists, curators, and thinkers
  • 10% Museum Store discount
  • Behind-the-scenes museum tours, including curatorial walkthroughs of new exhibitions
  • Use of the SFMOMA Library
  • Invitations to special activities and members-only previews
  • Tax deductions for transit and transportation expenses such as mileage, tolls, and parking

Museum Guides

Every day, SFMOMA’s museum guides initiate dialogue, foster discovery, and open the eyes and minds of our visitors.