Get involved at Gilbert House Children’s Museum!
Whether you love digging into gooey Oobleck, building fantastic forts, mending well-loved costumes, or spending time in the garden, volunteering is a great way to get involved at Gilbert House Children’s Museum, and to support our mission of inspiring children to learn through creative play.
Volunteer positions at Gilbert House Children’s Museum offer valuable hands-on experience through assisting in workshops and camps, facilitating weekly activities, and maintaining the facility and grounds.
Benefits of Volunteering at Gilbert House Children’s Museum include:
- An opportunity to gain new skills.
- Meaningful involvement in the Salem community.
- Museum membership with 10% discount in the Gift Shop after volunteering 100 hours within a 12-month period.
Become a volunteer today!
Below is a list of current volunteer opportunities; if you have a special skill or interest not listed, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss special ways you can get involved.
Court Appointed Community Service (CACS)
Gilbert House Children’s Museum is committed to supporting youth who have committed minor legal offenses. Applicants must be between the ages of 14 and 18 and pass an initial screening process. The Court Appointed Community Service volunteer program allows all new applicants to complete one (1) term of community service at Gilbert House Children’s Museum. Volunteers who have already completed one term of service at the Museum are not eligible to complete another term of Court Appointed Community Service.
Click here to download the application for Community Service: CACS Application
For more information, please contact:
Megan McClure, Volunteer Coordinator
Gilbert House Children’s Museum
116 Marion St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301-3437