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Natural History & Fine Arts Museum


Become a Volunteer

Share in the excitement of welcoming and educating visitors to the Kenosha Public Museums. Volunteering at the Museums is an opportunity to learn, share and experience the art, history and culture of the Museums. Much of our strength lies in the dedication of our volunteers.

o  Welcome and orient individuals and groups visiting the Museum.
o  Answer questions about Museum exhibits, events, and facility amenities.
o  Engage visitors in special activities.

Other opportunities are available, too, depending on your interests.

Greeters: Greeters explain Museums’ exhibits, programs and services. Greeters also orient groups that visit. Greeters are asked to help during a 2-3 hour shift either twice a month or weekly.

School Programs: Lead programs for school groups that visit the Museums. Programs are tied-in with school curricula and standards.

Public Programs: Assist with weekend events, exhibit openings, and other programs offered by the Museums. Guide children through craft and game activities or provide hospitality services at events.

Resource Center: Answer visitors’ questions about the Civil War Museum’s Resource Center. Direct patrons to various reference materials.

Field Station: Welcome visitors to the hands-on discovery room and assist with a variety of activities such as exploring art, anthropology, meteorology, ornithology, and more.

Curiosity Carts: Share Museum specimens and artifacts with visitors and give them a better understanding of Museum exhibits.

Trading Post: Talk to visitors about goods traded in the 1700s and 1800s and dress in period clothing.

Mascot: Dress as a mammoth or dinosaur at special events.

Volunteer Application Procedure

For more information or an application, contact the volunteer coordinator at 262-653-4139 or [email protected]. You may also print, complete, and mail an application form.

We ask for a commitment of a minimum of one year. We will contact you upon receiving your application. Please allow a couple of weeks for processing.