– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

Mission:

Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago provides engaging informal learning environments featuring interactive exhibits and programs that encourage young children ages birth to 8 to become effective learners through self-directed complex play.

About:

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago provides engaging informal learning environments featuring 17 interactive exhibits and programs that encourage young children ages birth to age 8 to become effective learners through self-directed, complex play. Exhibits and programs are aligned to the Illinois State Learning Standards and are designed to nurture a love of learning in young children.

Opportunities Available with Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago

Art Adventures Volunteer

  Mentor “future” artists in our Art Studio by helping children with their engaging projects, setting up new activities, and prepping materials for their projects. Seeking individuals with past experience working…

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Birthday Party Greeter Volunteer

Work alongside Museum staff to ensure every child’s birthday is celebrated successfully! You will be sitting at our Birthday Party Table greeting the excited children and their families providing excellent…

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Master Gardener Volunteer

Master Gardener Volunteer: Master Gardeners apply! Come spend some time outside in our beautiful 2-acre nature park! Weekday & Saturday Shifts: Between 10 AM to 5 PM. Sunday Shifts: Between Noon to…

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Floor Guide Volunteer

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through interaction in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment…

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Pop-Up Museum Floor Guide Volunteer

Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance each guest’s experience and learning through interaction in our new Pop-Up Museum exhibits. Engage children in open-ended “process” experiences through the…

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Ongoing Opportunities:

Opportunities Available: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday