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Why Volunteer?

If you enjoy meeting people and have a love of history and airplanes, then we invite you to be part of our team. We have fun, and the friendships you make here will last a lifetime.

Without our volunteer’s untiring and selfless service, we would not be able to provide the quality of service that our visitors enjoy.

Not a pilot? No military experience? No problem. We provide in-depth training. Must be 21 years of age or older.

For more information, email bferst@aol.com.


Conduct tours inside the B-17 heavy bomber. Bring an Understanding of WW II history. If you have an interest in the heavy bombers and their role in W.W. II and enjoy getting up close and personal with a single aircraft, you will enjoy volunteering on the B-17.

European Hangar
Be a Docent in the European Hangar. If you have an interest in Army Air Corps fighters, bombers and trainers and an understanding of WW II history in the European Theater you will enjoy volunteering in the European Hangar.

Pacific Hangar
Serve as Docent in the Pacific Hangar. If you have an interest in Naval Aircraft, ships and WW II history in the Pacific Theater you will enjoy volunteering in the Pacific Hangar.

Gift Shop
Work in the Museum gift shop. Interact with patrons as they enter the Museum. Assist with inventory control. Answer general questions about the Museum. Operate a point-of-sale system.

Perform the duties normally associated with the operation of a first-class aviation library. Assist patrons in the operation of flight simulators.

Visitor Services
The Kiosk answers visitors’ questions, gives directions and offers advice on how visitors can best use their time effectively. If you are a friendly people-person this might be for you.

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