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Volunteer at MCM

All of our summer volunteer positions are currently filled. Please check back in mid-August for Fall 2017 volunteer opportunities.

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Youth, Adult, and Family Volunteer Opportunities

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

Volunteer Position Departments Duties
Museum Fellow
  • Possible-opolis
  • Wildernest
  • Art Studio
  • Rooftop Ramble
  • Camps
  • Special Events
  • Birthday Parties
Assist education staff programming around the museum as well as interact with museum visitors as customer service ambassadors and community resources.
Museum Specialist
  • Marketing and events
  • Data Entry
  • Photography
Work on special projects “behind the scenes.”

How to Apply

  • Application materials for individual and group volunteer opportunities for fall 2017 will be posted in mid-August. Please check back!

Volunteer Requirements

All volunteers must complete an application and clear a background check prior to their first day. Volunteers who want to commit to a weekly shift must also come in for an informational interview, attend a general orientation, attend a visitor engagement training, and any specific exhibit training as necessary.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (608) 256-6445, ext. 552
Fax: (608) 268-1398


Madison Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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