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Volunteer Carpentry Specialist

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ORGANIZATION: Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago

  • 3 people are interested

Where: Kohl Children's Museum (most time spent in our workshop)

When: any Monday - Friday days

Time: any 2- 3 hour shift (between 9 AM - 5 PM )

What: the volunteer role is a Carpentry Specialist - who will assist our Director of Exhibits in the deep restoration of all museum exhibits. As a volunteer you will focus on restoring all wooden components, including chairs, shelves, trim, cabinets, and countertops. Most work will be conducted in our back workshop, though some work will be done on the Museum floor during open hours.


  • Proof of Covid 19 Vaccination is a mandatory policy at the Museum and wearing a face covering
  • Good carpentry skills, and basic furniture assembly, sanding techniques, and applications of wood finishes.

Training will be provided on these roles.

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About Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago


2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026, US

Mission Statement

We are a place that provides experiences and memories to build a foundation for a lifetime of learning.


Make a change in the lives of over 350,000 individuals annually! By volunteering at Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago, you can help children learn through play, exploration, and discovery. Since 1985, Kohl Children's Museum, a not for profit, educational facility has been dedicated to "hands-on" learning and fostering innovative ways to inspire intellectual growth. We are one of the few museums in the country that has always focused on early childhood learning - the fundamental, critically important learning that occurs from birth to age 8. Kohl Children's Museum's growth has been magnified partly due to all the time our dedicated volunteers have generously contributed over the years. With an organization that operates 7 days a week in a facility that is over 46,700 square feet, there are many ways that you can step in to make a difference in thousands of young children's lives!


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


We'll work with your schedule.


Kohl Children's Museum2100 Patriot BlvdGlenview, IL 60026






  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Any shift time of 2-3 hours , during Monday - Friday
  • Background Check for 18+ years, and Parental Consent for 14-17 years old.

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