Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


224 Lamm StreetMankato, MN 56001


Playworker Volunteer:

  • Volunteer onsite during Museum open hours alongside staff to assist with programming and exhibits in a customer service capacity.
  • Assist and/or facilitate preset programming at offsite community events. Days/times vary.
  • Assist and/or facilitate birthday parties and group visits. Days/times vary.
  • Assist and/or facilitate Toddler Wednesdays, STEAM and Awesome Arts Saturdays and other programming activities during Museum open hours.
  • Engage visitors with program activities, possible set up/cleanup of program.
  • Museum Open Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9 am - 4 pm, Sunday noon - 4 pm. Non School Days to be determined.

Special Projects Volunteer:

  • Work on an as needed basis to complete Museum projects as they arise.
  • Projects may include: backyard care, exhibit maintenance, sewing, cleaning and office projects.
  • Days/times vary.

Special Events Volunteer:

  • Assist with on and offsite community engagement and fundraising events as needed.
  • Days/times vary.

Special Content Guest:
A Special Content Guest may volunteer their skills in the follow areas:

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math)
  • Arts or Humanities (Visual arts, music, performing arts, creative writing, poetry, history)
  • Fabricating/Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Wellness (nutrition, gardening, yoga, fitness, meditation)
  • Toddlers
  • Dakota Content

Specific programs or presentations will be developed in cooperation with CMSM staff to design experiences reflecting the guest's skill set and expertise.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies - flexible
  • All volunteers work to ensure our guests have a great experience by welcoming and engaging visitors,
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