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Volunteers Needed!

Whether you’re looking to celebrate your heritage, support your local non-profit, meet like-minded people, or learn a new skill, volunteering with the National Nordic Museum is a fun, rewarding way to celebrate Nordic history and modern values with your community. We invite you to join us in sharing the Nordic spirit!

As a National Nordic Museum volunteer, we offer many benefits together with our thanks for your time and talent. Your benefits will include: 

  • Free admission to the Museum
  • Discounts in the Museum Store and at our café, Freya
  • Special, volunteer-only events and parties
  • Insider access to our programs and events
  • The opportunity to meet others who share your interests
  • Free admission to area museums during National Volunteer Appreciation Week
  • ...and more!

We are temporarily closed, but look forward to welcoming our volunteers back when we reopen. We are currently recruiting new volunteers for:

  • Our weekend Visitors Services team to assist in Admissions, the Museum Store, and as Gallery Ambassadors
  • Programs and special events support
  • Special Exhibitions monitors for our temporary exhibitions

If you are interested in becoming a National Nordic Museum volunteer, please fill out our Volunteer Application. If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Krumland, Volunteer Coordinator, at timothyk@nordicmuseum.org



Current Volunteers

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Volunteer Opportunities

Gallery Assistants

We are recruiting Special Exhibition volunteers to be a part of our visitor experience for Gudrun Sjödén—A Colourful Universe. This exhibition will begin when we reopen, and run through October 18, 2020. In addition to checking tickets at the door, volunteers will help enhance the visitor experience by answering questions about the Museum and the exhibition, as well as provide security for the invaluable exhibitions items in our care. 

Interested in becoming a volunteer at the National Nordic Museum?

Start by filling out a Volunteer Application!

If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Krumland, Volunteer Coordinator, at timothyk@nordicmuseum.org or 206.789.5707 ext. 7012.



At this time we do not have any open internships.

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Volunteer Tributes

Each year at the Northern Lights Auktion, we honor volunteers and members who make an extraordinary contribution to the Museum.

View our tribute to Bert Lundh, honored at the 2011 Northern Lights Auktion

View our tribute to Olaf Kvamme, honored at the 2012 Northern Lights Auktion