(Please note: No volunteers will be selected for 2016!)


Volunteer Program

Since 1997, we have had a number of volunteers from various countries working at the museum during the summer season.


Main task of Volunteers are:

Museum guiding, lectures and presentations, participation in the whale research project, assistance in improving the exhibition.


Highly valuable Contribution

Work and contribution of the volunteers has been indispensable and is highly appreciated. Volunteering at the museum means to support its continuation.


If you are…


  • interested in whales and want to know more about them
  • 21 years and older
  • available for at least 2 months
  • fluent in English
  • appreciating teamwork
  • flexible and open-minded


…please send your application to eva@whalemuseum.is

Applying for a Volunteer position:

The application should include your CV and a cover letter with information on time and duration of availability.  Application deadline is the 1st of January each year. Positions are available from the beginning of May and throughout August, with the latest possible start on the 1st of July.

We look forward to hear from you!