Volunteer at SLOCM!

Volunteers are vital to the Children's Museum’s operation. If you love kids, apply today to be a part of our team! Our volunteers will be working with children and families to promote hands-on learning, artistic expression and innovative educational experiences.

To be considered for a volunteer position, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Commit to work a minimum of two 4-hour shifts per month
  • Attend all required trainings
  • Submit a current TB Certification and Live Scan to work with children
  • Be enthusiastic, courteous and helpful
  • Be responsible and committed to assignments
  • Be willing to have fun and play!


Education & Guest Services Volunteer

  • Assist children with art and science projects
  • Educate guests about exhibits
  • Read stories in our early childhood space
  • Assist with school and public programs
  • Welcome, assist and interact with guests
  • Assist with birthday parties and facility rental events
  • Assist with facility maintenance

Special Events Volunteer

  • Help organize and staff special events


In addition to being surrounded by children who are learning and laughing, some of the tangible benefits of volunteering include:

  • Free passes for time volunteered
  • Discount at the museum store
  • Free attendance at special member events
  • Annual appreciation events and volunteer awards





To become a volunteer contact us:

Phone 805-545-5874 |  Email volunteers@slocm.org