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Kid-friendly volunteers needed at Virginia Discovery Museum

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ORGANIZATION: Virginia Discovery Museum

  • 4 people are interested

Looking for alternative ways to give back to your community these holidays? Do you enjoy helping children and their families learn together in a fun, engaging environment? Then you may be the perfect fit to be a Gallery Volunteer!

The Virginia Discovery Museum is looking for helpers to maintain the galleries, help prep and run fun programs, assist with birthday parties, and keep the museum running each day. This position is full of opportunities to socialize with families from all over the Charlottesville community and beyond. Volunteer regularly and you’ll recognize our members and get to know the best way to have fun and learn with our exhibits. Ages 14 and older.

A great way to earn service hours for honors societies and key clubs! Volunteers also receive 1 free admission for every 5 hours of service.

Museum hours are Monday through Saturday 9:30am-5pm, and open for reserved parties on Sunday. Shifts are 2 hours minimum. All volunteers are required to be vaccinated against Covid.

Contact Anna Deater-Deckard, Marketing and Outreach Manager
Phone: 434-977-1025 x 104

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About Virginia Discovery Museum


524 E. Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902, US

Mission Statement

The Virginia Discovery Museum fosters intellectual curiosity and development for all children of our community.


The Virginia Discovery Museum is a hands-on children's museum for youth to enjoy learning and playing with their families. In addition to permanent child-based exhibits for visitors to explore, the Virginia Discovery Museum also holds a number of educational programs and special events throughout the year. With the Sponsored Admission program developed in collaboration with local schools, social service agencies, cultural institutions and governing groups, VDM aims to be a resource for as many families in the Charlottesville community as possible.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


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524 E. Main St.Charlottesville, VA 22902



  • Youth Services
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hour shift per week, regular commitment preferred

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