Serve at a site of civic change.

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum provides unique and engaging experiences for volunteers on a year-round basis. Additional opportunities are available during the Museum's signature events. 

As a way of thanks, all volunteers receive these benefits:

- A complimentary one-year individual membership to the Museum (requires volunteering for a minimum of twelve [12] hours).
- Invitations to special events for Museum members and volunteer.
- Potential for recognition in programs.


- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Complete a volunteer application.
- Pass a background check.
- Attend at least one volunteer orientation program.

*Some roles will require activities including, but not limited to: lifting items in excess of twenty-five (25) lbs.; standing and walking for extended periods of time; operating outdoors in warm or cool conditions; interacting with the public; and assisting with educational programming.
**Please note that acceptance into volunteer opportunities are not a guarantee or explicit consideration of paid employment with the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. 

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General Volunteer Opportunities

Check below for current volunteer and engagement opportunities.

Exhibit Research & Design


Events & Programs

Current Opportunities

Street Talk

Monthly Series

Facilitators; crowd monitors.

Simkins Fundraising Golf Classic

Pairing Party - July 24, 2021
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Tournament - July 26, 2021
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Mobile refreshments; beverage stations; check-in assistance; distribution of products (gift bags) and packaging

2022 Civil Rights Gala

February 5, 2022
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Tentative)