EMP offers a wealth of volunteer opportunities to suit your interests. Welcome guests to the museum, act as a gallery tour guide, or assist in photo ops. Join others who are passionate about all things pop culture, learn about the museum’s ongoing exhibits and events, and receive free admission for yourself and a guest.
Multiple volunteer positions are available to suit individual interest and expertise. How can you help?
- Guide visitors to their instrument of choice in EMP’s Sound Lab
- Greet guests and help them navigate EMP’s unique Frank O. Gehry designed building
- Tour visitors through exhibitions
- Support guests with museum interactives
- Help visitors snap the perfect shot with EMP photo ops
- Offer support during special museum events like film screenings, exhibit openings, and concerts
- Free admission to EMP Museum for yourself and a guest
- Free use of Audio Guides
- Exclusive invitations to exhibition openings, all-staff meetings, and volunteer parties
- Complimentary tickets to select EMP events
- 25% discount at EMP Stores (must show volunteer badge)
- $10 off an EMP membership
Attn: Volunteer Program
120 6th Avenue N #100
Seattle, WA 98109
One shift required per month (typical shifts last three–four hours).
A background check will be completed for all volunteer applicants.
- Gallery Attendant - Fantasy: Worlds of Myth & Magic
- Gallery Attendant - Hear My Train a Comin': Hendrix Hits London
- Gallery Attendant - Can't Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film
- Gallery Attendant - Icons of Science Fiction
- Gallery Attendant - Indie Game Revolution
- Gallery Attendant - Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses
- Info Desk
- Sound Lab
- Game of Thrones®: Ascend the Wall Assistant: Calling all Game of Thrones® fans! EMP is looking for volunteers to assist with our 4D virtual reality interactive, Game of Thrones®: Ascend the Wall. Manage the lines, snap photos at the Ascend the Wall photo op, and chat with visitors to prepare them for their perilous journey North!