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Minnesota Children’s Museum

As a Play Team Volunteer, you will spend your time playing with children in the Museum galleries and leading creative arts programs. You’ll volunteer with other high school students from around the Twin Cities and meet lots of new people.

The Works

As a Prep Squad Volunteer, you will help staff at The Works mark motors, prepare pasta, strip wires, cut paper, assemble fan blades- the list is endless!- all in the name of engineering fun for kids! The Prep Squad is fun and easy- have a great time with a group of friends or coworkers while your hands stay busy.

Minnesota History Center

The Minnesota History Center has several student volunteer positions:

As a member on the Teen Advisory Council, you will help develop events (a concert, a scavenger hunt, an art showing, the possibilities are endless!) for teens at the Minnesota History Center.

As a Teen Gallery Assistants, you will learn about and become involved in the daily operations of the museum while interacting with visitors in a variety of ways. 

As a Historic Craft Demonstrator, you will be able to dress in historic clothing and show visitors how to harvest beans, carve canoe paddles, cook like a voyager, sew, do laundry, or start a fire with a fire steel and flint rock at the Northwest Company Fur Post. 

As an Event Assistant, you will greet visitors, assist in the parking lot, serve refreshments, or lead historic games or craft activities at the Northwest Company Fur Post.

 Walker Art Center

As a volunteer, you will be greeting visitors, handing out programs, providing directions, assisting with the art-making activities, keeping art supplies well-stocked, and assisting with clean-up or tear down of workshop spaces.

 Bell Museum of Natural History

As a volunteer, you will support a wide variety of educational programs, special events, and services within the museum. 

 Gibbs Museum

Youth Internships are offered to students age 11 to 13.