None. Nearly anyone can volunteer. However, please let us know if you have particular skills or experience that may be helpful.
Yes. Please see our Youth Volunteer Policy. To use powered tools or equipment, volunteers must be at least 18.
NOTE: It is required of minors (under age 18) that their parent or legal guardian cosign a Waiver and Release of Liability document to be provided upon receipt of a satisfactory Volunteer Application Form. Also, an adult must accompany them while volunteering.
Yes. To participate in the volunteer programs, agreement with the Answers in Genesis Statement of Faith is required.
No. Answers in Genesis is a non-denominational parachurch ministry. This position is reflected in every outreach of AiG: the Creation Museum, seminars, radio, publishing, etc.
Yes. For the protection of visitors, volunteers, and staff, all volunteer applicants 18 years of age and older must voluntarily authorize a background check. We will cover the cost of the background check, regardless of the outcome; however, we ask that all volunteer applicants advise us in advance of any reason(s) a failed result might be anticipated.
For volunteers under the age of 18, parents or legal guardian must submit to a background check. AiG will cover the cost of the background check.
No. If you have such coverage, our Volunteer Application Form offers the option of indicating your medical insurance company. Should you experience a personal medical emergency, we can provide that information to your emergency contact or to medical personnel.
Yes, depending on a number of factors. Please contact us, and we will be happy to discuss the possibilities.
Volunteers represent the Creation Museum and Answers in Genesis (AiG), and are expected to comply with the same dress standards as Creation Museum and AiG staff. Here are a few general appearance guidelines:
Volunteers may also be required to comply with basic safety or health standards.
Immediate benefits for active volunteers include:
Yes. Employers see a history of volunteer service as a positive asset. Our system will make it easy to thoroughly document your service for current or prospective employers. Through volunteering, you can refresh, update, or enhance marketable skills. Also, you might wish to try out new experiences if you are contemplating a career transition.
We do not provide offsite accommodations. Onsite accommodations are limited. Requests for use of these accommodations will be handled on a case-by-case basis, and are subject to both availability and ministry needs. Contact our volunteer coordinators at 1-888-582-4253 for more information.
Volunteers must provide their own transportation.
No. However, certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a volunteer may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for specific tax advice.
You cannot deduct the value of volunteered time or services; however, the IRS will generally allow you to deduct out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a volunteer, such as travel costs.
Disclaimer: Please consult your tax advisor for specific tax advice.
Yes. You will be able to coordinate and plan by telephone, during business hours.
Contact our volunteer coordinators.