Volunteers

Destination: Inspiration

The museum would not be a must-see destination and inspiration for all without the dedication of its many volunteers. In 2012, in addition to the Haunted House, The Children’s Museum Guild partnered with the museum to host a hair-raising new fundraiser—the Black Hat Bash. In addition, our internship program was recognized as one of the Top 10 nonprofit programs in the nation by Vault Career Intelligence, and The Power of Children Awards expanded its horizons to include winners from across the country.

The Children’s Museum Guild

The Children's Museum Guild revved up their activities in 2012, hosting a new event—the Black Hat Bash. The monstrously magical Halloween party featured ghostly games, and “fa-boo-lous” food and beverages. Established in 1933, the Guild is an organization of...

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The Power of Children Awards

The Power of Children Awards recognize middle- and high-school students who make significant contributions to their communities and create extraordinary projects to benefit others. Established in 2005, the awards are inspired by the museum’s permanent exhibit, The Power of Children...

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Volunteers

Our valued volunteers help fuel the museum's engine, working behind the scenes to propel it forward. They help support projects, greet visitors, maintain exhibits, coordinate school programs, serve on the museum’s board, and more. This year, 585 active volunteers put...

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Internship Program

Our internship program was named one of the country’s Top 10 Non-profit Internship Programs by Vault, an international company that specializes in providing information for professionals and students seeking high-potential careers. The museum is extremely proud of this...

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Museum Apprentice Program

MAP is our Museum Apprentice Program for youth ages 13 to 18. Working closely with staff, teachers, and adult volunteers, youths work on projects that relate to museum exhibits, activities, and internal programs. In 2012, two museum apprentices visited the...

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