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, there are many great way to get involved at the Museum. Support our mission of inspiring children to learn through creative play by becoming a volunteer at Gilbert House today!

Volunteer positions at Gilbert House Children's Museum offer valuable hands-on experience through assisting in workshops and camps, facilitating daily activities, maintaining the facility and grounds, and providing event support.  We also facilitate group service projects which often include outdoor/indoor labor such as painting, raking, etc.

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!

Complete the online application below if interested in general volunteer opportunities at the Museum.
Online Volunteer Application

*We are unable to facilitate court-appointed volunteer service.

For more information on volunteering at Gilbert House, please contact:
Valerie Steele, Community Relations Coordinator
Gilbert House Children's Museum
116 Marion St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301-3437

Phone: 503-371-3631
Email: outreach@acgilbert.org