Our Mission: The museum creates meaningful opportunities to learn, reflect and have fun through hands-on and collections-based explorations in science and culture.
There are many ways to help the Museum achieve its mission. You can:
Volunteers are vital! We count on our many dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to help us with many aspects of work at FCMoD. They work in concert with staff members to support the museum’s mission and provide learning experiences for our visitors. The benefits of volunteering include:
- Meeting new people
- Developing new skills
- Providing learning opportunities
- Being involved in your community
- Participating "behind the scenes"
- Access to volunteer enrichment programs
If you are interested in volunteering at FCMoD, please see the Volunteer page. We couldn’t open our doors without the help of our volunteers!
Open Position: Discovery Agent
Discovery Agents welcome visitors to FCMoD and set the stage for them to learn, reflect, and have fun during their visit. Primary duties include greeting, selling tickets and memberships, and supporting special events. For more information and how to apply click here.
Open Position: Pterosaur Team Member
The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is excited to be presenting the national traveling exhibit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, the first traveling exhibit of its size ever to visit Fort Collins, to the community and region from mid-November 2016 to April 2017. FCMoD is creating a team of hourly employees on a temporary basis who will have the unique opportunity to participate in the installation of this Fort Collins first! Installation team members will be working under the direction of FCMoD staff members and the installation lead team from the American Museum of Natural History.
The installation of the exhibit will take place in a short, three-week window beginning October 24 and ending November 11. Ideal candidates will be available Monday through Friday during the entire three week period. A minimum of one week availability during the three-week period will be required. Interested applicants should contact Express Employment Professionals at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 970.226.4300.
Open Position: School & Summer Program Assistant
The School & Summer Program Assistant at FCMoD will be responsible for the assisting in all aspects of school group programs, including meeting & greeting school groups, assisting with the booking and scheduling of field trip reservations, and facilitating school labs and digital dome shows for a variety of school-age students. For more information and how to apply click here.