Being a non-profit organization, the Northwoods Children's Museum relies on the the help of volunteers to continue to operate. Every year volunteers work the equivalent of a full-time staff person. Volunteers also help the museum raise money through events such as special event parking, brat sales or fundraisers.
A few hours a year can add up for the museum as well as our community. You'll get to learn new skills, meet a diverse of people and enjoy a sense of personal achievement. Volunteers as young as 10 years old are needed and welcome.
Coffee Connections - Adult Volunteer Program
Volunteers meet most Mondays for lunch, conversation and a few hours of various projects that benefit the museum and the families that visit. Begin at Noon with coffee and lunch then assist with tasks around the museum until mid-afternoon. Join in anytime!
High School Volunteer Program
Starting in September, high school students come ito the museum after school based on their availability and assist with various projects. Many students take advantage of this program to fulfill community service requirements. Many also like to volunteer because they have a sense of pride in their community.
Youth Volunteers (YVs)
Summer Program for 10 - 14 year olds
Be a part of a creative and energetic environment where volunteers are encouraged to have fun as they work. Plus YVs learn leadership skills and learn how to work as a team with their peers. YVs will assist museum staff one day a week at their choice of 3-hour shift from 10:30 - 1:30 or 1:30 - 4:30.