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Our volunteers are an integral part of what makes WOW! a fun and educational community resource. 

How do I become a WOW! volunteer?

Follow the steps below to volunteer!  Please fill out the volunteer application first before proceeding with the other steps.

  1. Fill out the below form.
  2. Undergo a background check, if over 18. (GOOD DEED code: 28868lh)
  3. WOW! Staff will reach out to you to schedule a volunteer interview and tour.
Woman reading a book to two young boys.

Volunteer Requirements

  • A commitment of at least 25 hours and/or 6 months of service. Looking for less of a time commitment? Check out our Special Events volunteering opportunities. 
  • Volunteers aged 15- 17 years may volunteer with a signed parental approval
  • At this time, we are not able to accept volunteers under the age of 15.
  • Volunteers over the age of 18 must undergo a background check. 

Group & Corporate Volunteering

  • Looking to volunteer with your school, community, or work group? Send us an email!


Available Volunteer Opportunities

  • Play Ambassador

    Assist in our Create Space and be a playful presence around the Museum with our young visitors.

  • Exhibits & Building Maintenance

    Assist our Exhibits and Facilities Manager with routine exhibit maintenance and small repairs. Expertise in woodworking, electrical work, painting, and plumbing is always welcome.

  • Special Events Committee

    Work closely with staff in planning and preparing for our WOW! on Tap and Family FUNdraiser events throughout the year.

  • WOW! on Tap Volunteer

    Our largest fundraiser event of the year needs your help! Game stations, drink stations, photography, silent auction assistance, food assistance and more! Must be 21+. This year's event is September 15th, 2023.

  • Event Volunteers

    Help with special events by facilitating activities, crafts, and set up/clean up of events.

  • Database Management

    Altru/Blackbaud database management assistance

  • Spanish Translation

    Help us translate Museum documents, signage, and promotional pieces into Spanish.

  • Photography & Videography

    Share your skills in photography, videography, and video editing for Special Events, social media, and more.

  • Board Member

    Looking to share more of your individual expertise and passion for play-based learning? WOW! is currently seeking volunteers to join our Board of Directors.

Volunteer Interest Form
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