“You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world… but it requires people to make the dream a reality.” Walt Disney
Every day volunteers and interns help make the Children’s Discovery Museum “the most wonderful place in the world”. Volunteers spend their time interacting and playing with our visitors, help keep the museum tidy, lead free programming and assist with education classes in and out of the museum!
To learn more about the many ways for individuals, organizations, and corporations to volunteer at The Children’s Discovery Museum, please see the information below.
- Age 13 or older
- Friendly and enthusiastic
- Reliable and flexible
- Consent to a background check (if under 19, no background check is required but applicant must have guardian's consent)
- Attend a volunteer orientation
Group and Corporate Volunteering
If you are interested in a group volunteer opportunity for one time projects or events, please complete the Group Volunteer Form and we will contact you about available opportunities. Opportunities include behind the scenes projects such as program preparation, exhibit maintenance and cleaning, program facilitation or special events.
All volunteers must complete an orientation class and a background check (if over 18) before they join the fun. Orientation pre-registration is required by filling out our Volunteer Profile.
Friday, August 24, 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, September 12, 10:00-1:00am, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Friday, September 14, 2:00–3:00pm, 4:00–5:00pm
Thursday, September 20, 3:00-4:00pm
Friday, September 21, 11:00–12:00pm, 3:00–4:00pm
Wednesday, October 3, 3:00 -4:00pm
Thursday, October 11, 11:00–12:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2:00pm–3:00pm
Friday, November 2, 10:00–11:00am
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Orientation pre-registration is required by filling out the Volunteer Profile.
Upcoming Event Volunteer Opportunities
A background check is conducted on all event volunteers.
- Medici Craft Beer and Jazz Street Fair – July 21
- Worldwide Day of Play presented by PNC – September 29