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Crown Family PlayLab at The Field Museum

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ORGANIZATION: The Field Museum

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Spark curiosity and bring learning to life by volunteering in the Field Museum’s Crown Family PlayLab . The Crown Family PlayLab is an interactive, family-friendly space designed to connect early childhood audiences (ages 2-6) to the wonders of nature, diverse cultures and scientific inquiry. PlayLab Volunteers will facilitate a rotation of age appropriate early childhood activities, while also curating a nurturing environment for children to play, explore, discover, and learn. Responsibilities include opening and closing the PlayLab space, greeting and interacting with guests, facilitating early childhood activities, maintaining play areas, and assisting with visitor needs.


Ideal applicants have a strong interest in natural science, world cultures, and various art mediums as well as early childhood education.

Available shifts are:

Mornings: 9:30am-1pm
Afternoons:12:30-4pm
Full Day: 9:30-4pm.

To Apply: please access the Field Museum's website at https://www.fieldmuseum.org/volunteer to fill out the online volunteer application and someone from HR will contact you soon Thank you!





1 Shift

  • 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM
    Available shifts include: 9:30am-1pm; 12:30pm-4pm; 9:30am-4pm; 7 days a week.
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About The Field Museum

Location:

1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, US

Mission Statement

The Field Museum connects all of us to the natural world and the human story. The Field Museum has particular relevance in three of the many challenges facing our country and planet: climate change, mass extinction, and social change. We can and must instill a sense of connection in people to the planet and to each other. Our mission statement reflects this goal.

Description

Volunteers provide the vital link that helps bring the Museum alive for over 1.75 million annual visitors. You can bring a smile to a child, or earn a nod of appreciation from a visitor. With over 400 volunteers, we have a diverse range of volunteer opportunities. You can make a difference here!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1400 South Lake Shore DriveChicago, IL 60605

(41.86626,-87.61698)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must commit to three or more shifts per month (10.5 hours per month), with a long term commitment of 8 months to one year preferred. Applicants able to commit long term will have priority regarding placement.

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