Volunteering at the Spirit of Flight

Volunteering at the Spirit of Flight helps us Save Aviation History and share it with the community.  Without Volunteers, there would be no Spirit of Flight Museum.

We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help the Spirit of Flight provide visitors a positive experience when they visit the museum.

All applicants must be 18 years or older, pass a background check, and meet a minimum of 32 volunteer hours per year. All volunteers must attend Museum Docent training prior to beginning volunteer service.

To volunteer at Spirit of Flight or for more information, please e-mail info@spiritofflight.com or call (208)546-4882.

Frequently asked questions:

Who owns the museum?  

The museum is owned by the Spirit of Flight Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Does the museum fly planes?  

Most aircraft and vehicles in the collection are in operable condition. Visitors can regularly view maintenance work in progress with possible limited operations.

Will there be community or educational events? 

The Spirit of Flight is open on the second Saturdays of each month to feature areas of the collection and to celebrate historic events and aviation pioneers.  Occasionally, the Spirit of Flight Mobile Museum will attend other events in the community.

What roles are available for volunteers? Will volunteers only lead tours? 

The most important area for volunteers is as docents, however there are also limited opportunities to help with restorations or aircraft and artifacts.