Volunteer Orientation

CDM will be happy to schedule your Volunteer Orientation to explain different ways to help the museum and facilitate your training to be a Discovery Docent in our exhibit halls.  Anyone aged 14+ is welcome, but you must schedule by calling 361.485.9140 or emailing toni@cdmgoldencrescent.com.

Discovery Corps (Ages 14-20)

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Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent is recruiting service-minded young adults (ages 14-20) to volunteer their time to promote the mission of the museum and serve as a youth ambassador to the museum community. Discovery Corps is a continuous commitment program with perks like group trips to museums out of town, professional skills for resume building, and admission to special CDM events. Participants are asked to commit to 4 hours of museum service each month and teach at one week of camp.

Please click here to apply for the program. 


Adult & Group Volunteers


Whether you have a few hours to spare once a 
year or several times a week, we appreciate any contributions of time or talent from members of the community. Please click here to submit an interest form!

Volunteer opportunities include being a Discovery Docent
in our exhibit halls, staffing a CDM booth at an outreach event,
making appearances with our mascot, helping with manual
labor tasks and event setup, and more! 

As a token of our gratitude, volunteers will receive a 10% discount in the museum gift shop.

Questions? Contact Toni Ross, Museum Manager by email at

toni@cdmgoldencrescent.com or call 361.485.9140.


Special thanks to our volunteer program sponsors:


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D.E. WebWorks: Dave and Erin Arnold

Heritage Mark

Watermark Graphics

 Interested in sponsoring our volunteer program? Contact us today!