Click to Home
Home Employment Contact Us

Go To Search

Education Volunteers
Building Volunteers

Get involved! 
 

Junior Volunteers
Junior Volunteers play old-fashioned games, demonstrate chores and other activities related to a child's life in the 19th century during the museum’s Summer Season (April through October).

  • Youth currently in grades 4-7 in the month of January 
  • Wear period appropriate clothing (i.e. overalls or dresses)
  • Applications are accepted year-round with training in the winter months.
  • Mandatory parent/guardian informational meetings are held in early February
  • Volunteer commitment is one three-hour weekend shift in April, May, September and October and two three-hour shifts in June, July and August, consisting of one weekday (Thursday or Friday) and one weekend.

Please email  or complete our online Junior Volunteer Application.  


Building Interpreters
Building Interpreters tell the stories of the past and how they relate to the present inside the historic museum buildings. Through their interpretation, these volunteers provide an exciting and engaging experience that stimulates conversation and promotes an appreciation of Naperville’s history. 
  • Interpreter volunteers must be at least 18 years old
  • Have the option of wearing 19th century clothing   
  • Applications are accepted year-round. The winter training season begins in late January/early February. The summer season training begins in early June.

There are two service options for Building Interpreters:

  • Two 3 ½- hour shifts per month, weekday or weekend, April through October (Summer season)
  • Four 3 ½- hour shifts per month, weekday or weekend, in June, July and August

During the Summer Season, the museum is open Tuesday–Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from
1–4 p.m.

Additional volunteer opportunities are available during the winter season (November through March). Training is required for these roles. 

Please email  or complete our online Volunteer Application.  


History Connectors
History Connectors will work with our staff on hands-on activities, which include activity carts, specialty days, Camp Naper summer camp (must be approved by Camp Supervisor), Scout programs and more.   
 
  • Teens in 8th grade to adult
  • Must be outgoing and engaging with the public
  • May work alone or on a team
  • Applications are accepted year-round. The winter training session begins in late January/early February. The summer season training begins in May.

There are two service options for History Connectors:

  • Two 3 ½- hour shifts per month, weekday or weekend, April through October (Summer season)
  • Four 3 ½- hour shifts per month, weekday or weekend, in June, July and August

During the Summer Season, the museum is open Tuesday–Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

Please email  or complete our online Volunteer Application

Find us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterYouTubeRSSFlickr
Contact UsPrint
Email Page