Volunteer at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine has a team of wonderful volunteers who donate their time and talents to help us inspire learning through play.

Volunteer Opportunities

Intern Opportunities


Summer Education Intern
The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine in Portland offers an exciting internship during summer 2018. The Summer Education Intern will gain valuable education experience and have the opportunity to tailor the internship to specific career goals and interests including theatre, science, art, multi-cultural, or early childhood. Summer Interns will work alongside educators to present fun, multi-disciplinary, and experience-based summer camps for children ages 4-8. Interns will also design and deliver educational programs for families with children ages 0-12 and will have access to unique educational resources in a supportive work environment. Students awarded this internship opportunity will complete 175 hours of volunteer time. The Museum & Theatre is committed to a level of flexibility around summer jobs to accommodate qualified candidates. If you are interested in education and community engagement, this internship is an opportunity to inform your education goals and learn valuable lessons to enhance your teaching repertoire. Email Brittany Liscord for more information or questions.

Volunteer Opportunities


Play Volunteer
Do you enjoy spending time with children? Are you looking for an important and meaningful way to give back to the Portland community while doing something you love? Volunteer at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine. Play and explore with children while leading activities such as playdough play, face painting, and Tide Pool Touch Tank programming. Play volunteers join the Museum & Theatre about two hours a week for a minimum of six months. This volunteer position includes education training to empower volunteers to become meaningful Museum & Theatre educators. Be part of this vibrant community that serves over 110,000 visitors annually and share your unique talents.

Special Event Volunteer
Help the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine with spectacular experiences throughout the year. Volunteers are needed for major celebrations including the New Year’s Balloon Drop at Noon, Egg Hunt, Diwali, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween, the Annual Auction, and Joyful Children’s day, among others. Help decorate, welcome visitors, and apply your unique talents to make each community celebration special and memorable.

Data Entry Volunteer
Help the Museum & Theatre learn, grow, and serve our community. Work from home or from the Museum & Theatre to enter in data collected from education programs to help determine what is most successful. Data entry volunteers have flexible schedules. This role is critical to growing and improving the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine.


Application Forms & Contact Information


For more information on volunteer and internship opportunities, contact Brittany Liscord at brittanyl@kitetails.org or (207) 828-1234 ext. 241. Use the online form below to apply, or download a printable PDF below and return it to the Museum & Theatre via email, mail, or in person.

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