Kohl Children's Museum


About Kohl Children's Museum

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.

Current Opportunities at Kohl Children's Museum

Spanish Translator Volunteer

Spanish Translator Volunteer: Are you able to translate in Spanish? We are looking for a volunteer to help us with translation at our various Focused Field Trips (FFT) and at our Early Childhood Connections events. You would work alongside our Educators during these school trips to help translate for those that are Spanish speaking. Skills needed would be to translate English to Spanish and or Spanish to English; both written and verbal.
Weekday Shifts Only: Between 9 AM to 5 PM

    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    Special Events Volunteer

    Special Events Volunteer: Be a part of a special event, such as helping us with stuffing envelopes for any of our fundraising events, or helping at the various actual events such as check-in’s, selling raffle tickets, or photo assistant.
    Shifts: These special projects are date specific.  Contact us for further information

    • : Glenview
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    Data Management Specialist Volunteer

    Data Management Specialist Volunteer:  Do you have good computer skills, especially with Blackbaud’s application?  We need volunteers to help us with entering various data into our computer systems.  Volunteers will work with staff in our administrative offices.
    Weekday Shifts Only: Between 9 AM to 5 PM. 

    • : Glenview
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    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 on the Museum floor. Keep an eye out for lost children and keep exhibits organized so that all patrons can enjoy the interactive exhibits! Assist with set-up , tear down and general support of birthday parties when necessary.

    Weekday Shifts: 9:30 AM – 12 noon  or 12 noon – 3 PM
    Saturday Shifts:  9 AM – 12 noon, 11 AM – 2 PM, 12 noon  – 3 PM, and 2 PM – 5 PM 
    Sunday Shifts: 12 noon – 3 PM, 12 noon – 5 PM, or 2 PM – 5 PM

    • : Glenview
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    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 with young children in the arts.
    Weekday Shifts:  10 AM – 12 noon  or 1 PM – 4 PM
    Saturday Shifts:  10 AM – 12 noon or  1 PM  – 4 PM
    Sunday Shift:  1 PM  – 4 PM

    • : Glenview
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    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 5 PM

    • : Glenview
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: People Over 16
    Categories: Youth
    Days: Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings
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