Kidzu’s NEW Museum Mentor program offers unpaid positions designed for college students and community members with a special skill or interest that they would like to share with visitors and families. Our Museum Mentor program matches mentors with appropriate programs and opportunities at Kidzu. Potential areas of museum work include art and design, technology and STEM, education, translation, and special events. To apply, please complete this form.
We host interns in our Administration, Communications, Education and Programs Departments. Interns are typically selected in August (for the fall), January (for the spring), and May (for the summer).
You are always welcome to send us your resume in the event an internship is not currently available and we’ll contact you or keep it on file until a position opens up. Resumes can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, Attn: Kailey Singleton
UNC Work-Study Students
Do you go to UNC and have work-study as part of your financial aid package? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? Kidzu Children’s Museum has plenty of positions for you. We have work-study students greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our social media, help design and create exhibits, support our fund-raising efforts, create our collateral and keep up our communications. If you are interested, please contact Kailey Singleton at email@example.com.
Camp Kidzu Volunteer
Kidzu Children’s Museum offers a variety of day-camp options for ages 4-8 and 6-11. Volunteers are an asset to our programs – assisting in planning and implementing camps, preparing and cleaning materials and museum spaces, and maintaining a safe, fun, and organized camp atmosphere. Fall 2022 School’s Out Camps run on various days from September 26th through December 30th. Complete our volunteer application to apply and select the option to be a “Camp Volunteer.” Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
Want to be involved but not sure where to start? That’s okay! We’ll work with you to create a meaningful, personalized experience at Kidzu. Here are just a few areas where you could volunteer: Arts & STEM, Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship, Accessibility & Social Justice, Emerging Language & Literacy, Education & Programming, Child Health & Wellness, and Partner in Play.