Something for Everyone!

Since 1970, volunteers have been an integral part of the museum. From its founding by volunteers, to the “unpaid” staff of today, this institution could not function without them.

With over 400 active volunteers, the Calvert Marine Museum is able to offer many educational and engaging programs to more than 80,000 visitors a year. You, too, can be part of our volunteer family.

Advantages of Becoming a Volunteer

This is an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends, learn new things, and be a part of a great volunteer family as you serve your local community. Additional perks include:

  • An official name badge and shirt
    • volunteers who have completed 24 hours of service will receive a permanent name badge and shirt 
  • Volunteer Recognition Events 
    • an annual event is hosted by the staff to show their appreciation for our volunteers 
    • departmental and other recognition events are held throughout the year 
  • The “Anchor” 
    • receive the bi-monthly volunteer newsletter 
  • Workshops, Lectures & Movies 
    • enjoy educational and fun workshops, training classes, lectures, movies, and so much more 
    • participate in special events from a new perspective 
  • Member Volunteers receive a 20% discount in the Museum Store 
    • most items in the store are available to member volunteers for a discount 
    • sale items and specialty items may not qualify