VOLUNTEER

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Looking for a way to make this a better world for children, starting with our own? Chesapeake Children's Museum serves children in the city of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and surrounding areas. Your children are welcome while you perform most volunteer duties.

 

Below are ongoing volunteer opportunities at Chesapeake Children's Museum.

EXHIBITS

Help design, install and/or maintain exhibits at the

museum. Organize, tidy and rearrange furniture as

needed. Must be able to withstand lifting heavy

objects

 

EVENTS

Help develop both in-person and online activities

for children and families for the coming year. Your

ideas are welcome! Attend partner meetings as 

requested and take meeting notes. Present notes to

CCM staff as needed.


MARKETING AND PUBLICITY

Write and send press releases about upcoming

programs, new exhibits and other museum news to

the local media. Help boost our social media presence (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube). Help build our Pinterest portfolio. Clean and organize our website, create content to add. Assist Museum Director as needed to develop and publish monthly newsletter contributions. Gather or create the written content, photographs and ads.


VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Help to plan virtual classes, workshops, story times, special events, etc. for children of all ages and their families. Support program facilitators as needed.


GROUNDS AND FACILITIES

Gardening, litter pick up, paint touch-ups, sewing and repairs of exhibit items. Handyman/woman tasks around the building. Pack creative kits with staff. Learn how to feed the animals and assist staff with daily feedings.


FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT 

Analyze the financial inflows and outgoes of the museum for future planning. Seek out and write grant proposals. Design or help with fundraising activities and events. Solicit donations. Acknowledge major contributors.


ADMINISTRATION

Administrative tasks as requested to uphold current and future donors. Organize Google Drive folders.