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Volunteer at Madison Children’s Museum

Put a smile on a child’s face and make a difference in the community. Become an MCM volunteer! Anyone ages 16 and up can volunteer on their own, and ages 8-15 can volunteer and gain work experience when accompanied by a caregiver.  Positions are now available.

Madison Children’s Museum is reopening in June! Please see details below.

Volunteer Position Descriptions:

Youth, Adult, Senior, and Family Volunteer Opportunities

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

Museum Fellow: help out in the public spaces of the museum, facilitate activities at special events, or contribute to our weekly programs.


  • Art Studio: practice your skills in our drop-in art studio for all ages
  • Rooftop Ramble: educate and explore in our four-season outdoor space with gardens and live animals
  • Exhibits Floater: help in a variety of exhibits including Possible-opolis, Coops to Cathedrals, and Wildernest

Group Opportunities: we expect to have group volunteer opportunities in fall 2021.

How to Apply

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 attend a general orientation and a visitor engagement training.

Please contact us if you have any questions!

Volunteer Manager – Heather Davis

Phone: (608) 256-6445, ext. 145
Fax: (608) 268-1398

Madison Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Volunteer Application Form

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