Creative Arts Prep Volunteer


Purpose Contribute to a strong Creative Arts department by supporting its regular programs and playful learning spaces with preparation and upkeep.
Key Responsibilities

Assist with preparation of program materials and help with the upkeep of the Creative Arts spaces, including the Tinker Shop, Art Hangout and Engineer It! galleries. Examples of volunteer responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

Art Hangout: Prepping material for weekly Art Hangout projects and special art programs.

Tinker Shop: Cleaning protective eye goggles, emptying sawdust bins or filling wood bin or nail and screw bins between sessions, refreshing and dismantling used wood projects. It could also include prepping or sanding wood for Tinker Shop projects, through training or advanced approval is necessary before authorized to use the chop saw or other power tools.

Engineer It!: Preparing and assembling materials for engineering activities for the wind tunnel.

Location Imagine Children’s Museum’s Art Hangout, Tinker Shop and/or Engineer It! galleries, and occasionally the Lodge and other areas of the Museum

This position reports to the Creative Arts Manager.


Length of Appointment

An ongoing commitment of at least one day every two weeks is required.


Time Commitment Each shift will be 2-3 hours and may be scheduled according to the volunteer’s availability. Shifts can be scheduled on any day of the week between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.





Commitment to follow Museum safety guidelines
Comfortable working in noisy environments (ear protection can be provided) Physical requirements: Regular moderate physical activity is required, including standing, bending and lifting up to 10 lbs




Necessary training provided; opportunities to gain new skills; ability to earn service hours; Museum membership after 100 hours of service in a 12-month period; 10% discount in the museum store after 100 hours of service in a 12-month period

To Apply


Send an email to the Volunteer Coordinator at or call (425) 258-1006, ext. 1006