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Volunteer Opportunities at the Smithsonian

 

Neighborhood Nest Watch

The Smithsonian's Neighborhood Nestwatch program provides an opportunity to be a biologist in your own backyard. Participants learn about birds and help scientists solve critical questions regarding the survival of backyard bird populations.

Find out more about the Neighborhood Nest Watch Program »

 

Smithsonian Digital Volunteers: Transcription Center

Join us as a Smithsonian Digital Volunteer to unlock stories by transcribing our collections. With your help, we can make the volumes of digitized Smithsonian Institution materials easier to use. Learn even more about the people and places behind the science, history, art, and culture that make up the Smithsonian Institution collections.

Find out how you can volunteer »