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The Children's Museum of Southern Oregon Volunteer

Contact

Kristi Reynolds

Volunteer Coordinator

 kristi@tcmso.org

541-772-9922

We offer opportunities for individuals to support our staff and help create a wonderful experience for our visiting families.

Your time and talent provide valuable support to children and families in our community!

Here are some current volunteer opportunities:

Spring Cleaning Volunteer Party

March 31st - 10 AM to 12 Noon

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Join us to spruce up the outdoor space over spring break.  We’ll clean the different play areas and plant a few seeds and flowers.  

 

March 31st - 10 AM to 12 Noon

Sign up here >>

 

Volunteers of all ages are welcome but anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.  Under 18 requires a guardian's permission. Drinks, snacks, and community service forms were provided.  For questions contact Kristi at 541-772-9922 or Kristi@tcmso.org.

Artist in the Amphitheater

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The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Children’s Museum have teamed up to bring the community a fun day of dramatic exploration.  The museum will be open free of charge from 12 noon to 4 pm.  There will be special exhibits and programs throughout, inspired by springtime fun and Shakespeare's Midsummer's Night Dream.  Join us in this incredible performing art experience.  We’ll need a handful of greeters, program assistants, and clean-up helpers.  

 

Sunday, April 21st - 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM

To sign up: https://forms.gle/fWZQDfrthTyejLEW9

     Select one or two shifts


Volunteers 16 and over are welcome. Under 18 requires guardian's permission. Drinks, snacks and community service forms provided.  For questions contact Kristi at 541-772-9922 or Kristi@tcmso.org.

Rogue Comic Con

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The Children’s Museum is going to Comic Con.  Come be a super hero and play with kids.  We will have lots of fun activities for the whole family at Pear Blossom Park in downtown Medford.

 

Saturday, May 4th. 10 am to 7 pm

To sign up: https://forms.gle/Y75E816GkyxtEL1r5

      Select at least 2 consecutive hours


Volunteers 16 and over are welcome. Under 18 requires guardian's permission. Drinks, snacks and community service forms provided.  For questions contact Kristi at 541-772-9922 or Kristi@tcmso.org.

Summer Camp Junior Instructors Needed:

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Looking for something fun to do this summer? Want to be a positive role model and obtain experience for a resume? Join our summer camp instructor team.  Help with fun activities and play with children during one or more of the Summer Adventure Camps.  Volunteers must be available for the full time of the camp.  Each camp needs one to two junior instructors to join the camp team.  


Summer Camp schedules are still in the planning process.  Each camp runs for one week.  Junior instructors may sign-up for one week or several weeks.  If you are interested in this fun position and would like more information then email Kristi at kristi@tcmso.org

End of School Cleaning Volunteer Party

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Join us to spruce up the outdoor space and get ready for summer school.  We’ll clean the different play areas and do a bit of grounds care.  

 

Saturday, June 8th - 10 AM to 12 Noon

Sign up at https://forms.gle/nGtGkhF4KTjRc74s9

 

Volunteers of all ages are welcome but anyone 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Under 18 requires guardian's permission. Drinks, snacks and community service forms provided.  For questions contact Kristi at 541-772-9922 or Kristi@tcmso.org.

Interested in volunteering in the Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon?

 There are several different volunteer positions available in the museum

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Museum Floor Pop-Up Programmer -  Interact with guests and present interactive items like animal furs, musical instruments or building blocks.

Museum Floor Program Instructor - Present a program on a regular schedule.  We can provide the program or we can work with you to develop one that is all your own.  This could be dance, science, imagination, storytelling - the sky’s the limit.

Museum Program Assistant - Aid the Program Instructor with all aspects of the program including set-up, delivery, and clean-up.  Must be available at the times of the programs.

Museum Detail Cleaner - Get into all the nooks and crannies of exhibits to ensure that they are clean and sanitized.  

Museum positions require a commitment of at least 1 hour per week for 3 months.  There is a required training session before volunteering in the museum.  This training session takes about 1 hour (some may be able to be completed from home). 

 

Museum volunteer positions are open to anyone 14 years or older (dependent on the position).  Under 18 requires permission from a guardian.  For volunteers under 16, a guardian must also attend the training session. Community service certificates are available for all volunteer hours.

 

 If you are interested in volunteering in the museum contact Outreach Coordinator Kristi Reynolds at kristi@tcmso.org or 541-772-9922.

School projects, internships or practicums

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  • In both the Children’s Museum and The Ivy School - we can host students for high school and college practicum hours, internships, or projects.  Each project is approved on a case-by-case basis.  If you have a project proposal or need practicum hours then contact Kristi Reynolds at kristi@tcmso.org.

  • For any opportunities, inquiries, or questions contact Volunteer Coordinator Kristi Reynolds at kristi@tcmso.org or 541-772-9922.

Want to help but can’t volunteer?  Here is a list of needed donations:

Yellow Backpack
  • Bubble solution

  • Clean white sheets

  • Burlap bags or pieces

  • Magnets - all sizes and types

  • Corks

  • Toilet paper and paper towel rolls

  • Egg cartons

  • Beach towels

  • Kids’ underwear (new, sizes 3T, 4T, 5T)

  • Children's backpacks - no characters

To arrange for donation drop-offs or pick-ups contact Kristi at kristi@tcmso.org or 541-772-9922

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