kidscommons Children's Museum Adult Volunteer Opportunity


Cause Areas


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


309 Washington St.Columbus, IN 47201


Become a kidscommons volunteer!

Volunteers are vital to kidscommons. You will be part of a team whose goal is to work together to make sure every guest has a positive experience at the museum and wants to come back again and again. Volunteers should have an interest in learning and sharing what they know, and an enjoyment of working with children and families. You will have many opportunities for on-the-job training. Minimum age requirement: entering 8th grade.

Museum Floor Volunteer - Interact with children and families explaining and assisting guests with our exhibits.

Special Events Volunteer - Assist with setting up and staffing special programs, events and activities that include after hours parties, corporate events, birthday parties and our annual fundraiser Carnivale.

School Outreach Volunteer - Work with the kidscommons education department to present school programs for grades K-6 that address Indiana State Standards. Programs are presented both at the museum and in the classroom. Seasonal opportunities exist to assist with outdoor programs throughout Bartholomew county.

Educational Support Volunteer - Assist education staff with programming offered to scouts, pre-schools and special visiting groups. Provide assistance with kidscommons summer camps.


  • Office Reception
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 3 hour shifts
  • friendly and outgoing, enjoy working with children, able to focus in a high energy environment,

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