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Volunteer at MCM

Put a smile on a child’s face and make a difference in the community. Become an MCM volunteer! Ages 13 and up can volunteer along with ages 8-12 when accompanied by a caregiver. Plus groups, organizations, and families can help out.

Volunteer Opportunities

Group and Organization Opportunities

If you are interested in having your group or organization volunteer at MCM, please contact the Volunteer & Intern Program Coordinator at 608.256.6445, ext. 552 for more details.

Youth, Adult, and Family Volunteer Opportunities

All volunteer shifts are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Volunteer Position Departments Duties

Museum Fellow

  • Log Cabin
  • Art Studio
  • Rooftop Ramble
  • Camps
  • Special Events
  • Birthday Parties

Assist education staff programming in and around the museum as well as interact with museum visitors as customer service ambassadors and community resources.

Museum Specialist

  • Marketing and events
  • Data Entry
  • Photograpy

Work on special projects “behind the scenes.”

How to Apply

Fill out the appropriate volunteer form and email, fax, or mail it to our Volunteer & Intern Coordinator.

Volunteer Requirements

All volunteers must complete an application and clear a background check prior to their first day. Volunteers who want to commit to at least 25 hours must also come in for an informational interview, attend a General Orientation, a Visitor Engagement Training session, and any specific exhibit trainings.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Jessie Rae Starr
Volunteer & Intern Coordinator
Phone: 608.256.6445, ext. 552
Fax: 608.268.1398


Madison Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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