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Jobs, Internships, Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the McClung Museum. Browse below for any current full- and part-time positions, as well as internships and volunteer opportunities.


Current Opportunities

Museum Docent

Did you know the McClung Museum serves thousands of K-12 students every year at no cost? Volunteer docents are an integral part of the education department’s mission. They help facilitate engaging experiences and foment a dialogue with our visitors to enrich their understanding of art, culture, and history.

Apply to become a McClung Museum docent. Successful candidates will receive content training on our diverse collection, attend pedagogical workshops, and enjoy behind the scenes previews of upcoming exhibitions.

Requirements:

  • Interview and successfully complete the training program
  • Have an amiable disposition and be able to work with groups of all ages
  • Be comfortable communicating with the public
  • Be comfortable communicating via email
  • Have a flexible morning schedule
  • Must be reliable and punctual to all volunteer assignments
  • Must be able to commit to at least 10 programs a year
  • Consent to a background check

Duties:

  • Engage with students in a positive and welcoming manner
  • Follow lesson plans for galleries
  • Attend training sessions

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to learn more about the McClung Museum’s collection and operations
  • Meet other volunteers with similar interests
  • Invitation to volunteer appreciation gatherings
  • A 10% discount at the museum store
  • Special preview of upcoming exhibitions

Interested candidates, please complete the Docent Application Form and contact Leslie Chang Jantz, Curator of Education, via email at lcjantz@utk.edu.

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