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Volunteer at MCM

All of our summer volunteer positions are currently filled. Please check back in Fall 2017!

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. Plus groups, organizations, and families can 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

Fill out the volunteer application form and email, fax, or mail it to our volunteer coordinator.

Group and Organization Opportunities

If you are interested in having your group or organization volunteer at MCM, please contact the volunteer coordinator at (608) 256-6445, ext.385 or email for more details. Groups and Organizations should have a representative complete the organization application form.

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. 385
Fax: (608) 268-1398


Madison Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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