Summer VolunTeen Program
This free summer program offers high school students (ages 14 and up) education and enrichment opportunities in a culture of philanthropy, introducing them to volunteerism and immersing them in the world of Salvador Dalí.
In addition to providing volunteer hours in service of the Museum’s educational mission, students in the Summer VolunTeen Program will interact with Museum staff, docents and guest from the Volunteer Directors Association of Pinellas County to explore the role volunteerism plays in our lives and to reflect on why it matters.
Students may use eligible volunteer hours for Bright Futures, National Honor Society, the International Baccalaureate® (IB) program, ExCel, or CAS requirements.
The program consists of six sessions and a final presentation and reception:
- Wednesday, June 12 1-3pm
- Wednesday, June 19 1-3pm
- Wednesday, June 26 1-3pm
- Wednesday, July 10 1-3pm
- Wednesday, July 17 1-3pm
- Wednesday, July 24 1-3pm
- Thursday, July 25 6-8pm
Applicants agree to:
- Attend at least 5 of the 6 sessions. (Advance notification of absence is requested.)
- Have an active e-mail account and check it at least once a week before sessions.
- Practice appropriate Museum behavior, being respectful to Museum staff, docents, other volunteers, visitors, peers and guest speakers.
- Work at the Audio Tour/App Information Desk and/or as a Gallery greeter for 6 hours (2 shifts) each week for the length of the 6-week program.
How to apply:
Complete the online application, including a letter of commitment by May 31, 2019.
For additional information please contact:
Kayla Dorsey, Volunteer Manager
About The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum, located in the heart of picturesque downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is home to an unparalleled collection of over 2,400 Salvador Dalí works, including nearly 300 oil paintings, watercolors and drawings, as well as more than 2,100 prints, photographs, posters, textiles, sculptures and objets d’art. The Museum’s nonprofit mission, to care for and share its collection locally and internationally, is grounded by a commitment to education and sustained by a culture of philanthropy.
The Dalí is recognized internationally by the Michelin Guide with a three-star rating; has been deemed “one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime” by AOL Travel News; and named one of the ten most interesting museums in the world by Architectural Digest. The building itself is a work of art, including a geodesic glass bubble, nicknamed The Enigma, featuring 1,062 triangular glass panels, a fitting tribute to Salvador Dalí’s legacy of innovation and transformation. Explore The Dalí anytime with the free Dalí Museum App, available on Google Play and in the App Store. The Dalí Museum is located at One Dalí Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.