Opportunities for Volunteers!

Volunteer docent on flight deckWe have a large pool of volunteers and a small paid staff that makes up a very homogeneous team with a very positive attitude. 
We are looking for people to assist in promoting and sustaining this “Midway Magic” environment, and we encourage your participation as a volunteer in the areas below (pending an application review and availability).  The opportunities outlined below have varied requirements but they all focus on entertaining, educating, and meeting the needs of our guests.  Military experience is not required!
A monthly commitment is required.  Benefits include museum discounts, meeting people with similar interests, learning new skills, learning history, gaining a greater sense of community and a deeper understanding about military and social culture.
How to Apply
Candidates must have a healthy team spirit, be at least 18 years of age, and be willing to participate with a regular commitment of at least four months.
Opportunities & Application

    Knot Tying
  • Show guests how to tie nautical knots! Info (pdf)
  • Help out with our vast collection of important artifacts, or in our extensive research library!

And many other positions!

If you are interested in any of these opportunities click here for an application or please call (619) 398-8289 to request one. Click here for a pdf download containing more information on volunteer opportunities.


Fast Fact

The USS Midway underwent two major modernizations.


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