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Work closely with KID Museum maker educators to facilitate programming for kids age 4 - 14.

Teen Volunteers

High Schoolers: Become an apprentice to our Maker Educators!

KID Museum is looking for Teen Volunteers (also known as Apprentices) who can help continue our work and participate in community events. This will include after-school, workshops, and weekend activities.

Program Highlights:

  • Work closely with museum Maker Educators to facilitate hands-on programming for children ages 4 – 14.
  • Get trained in maker education, STEM and art programs, and inquiry-based learning.
  • Support fun and engaging maker-based activities for families.
  • Gain valuable communication, leadership, and facilitation skills, as well as work experience.
  • Meet and work with other teens who enjoy making, working with children, and volunteering.
  • Earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.

Program Information

The Basics

  • KID Museum Apprentices work closely with museum educators to facilitate hands-on programming for children ages 4 – 14
  • Apprentices are trained to teach STEM and art-related activities, and learn how to interact with museum visitors
  • Optional professional development sessions in a selected discipline (such as woodworking or 3D printing) are offered throughout the year

Time Commitment

  • Mandatory training sessions before your first shift
  • Fall & Spring: Minimum of 12 hours per month (broken down into 3 shifts)
  • Summer: Minimum of 20 hours per month
  • Minimum of one semester (Spring, Summer, or Fall)
  • During the school year, apprentices work on weekends during regular museum hours
  • In summer, apprentices have the option of being a camp assistant at our weekly camps

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Fall: All current high school students encouraged to apply.
  • Spring: All current high school students encouraged to apply.
  • Summer: All current and rising high school students encouraged to apply.
  • Strong interest in working with kids
  • Interest in STEM, art, and creativity


Summer 2024
Accepting Applications Monday, March 11 through Friday, April 19


About KID Museum

KID Museum gives kids access to real tools and challenges them to address real-world problems with imagination and heart. Whether experimenting with electronics and robotics, developing an invention to protect the planet, or exploring cultures from around the globe, KID Museum empowers kids to become the creative problem-solvers and changemakers of tomorrow.


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