Volunteer Now!

The Imagination Factory Children’s Museum is blessed with amazing volunteers who are passionate about the mission. It is all about children and how the volunteers work as a team to provide services to participants of all ages. Volunteers starting at 13 years old are welcome to join the volunteer team.

Volunteers Valued

All local community members are welcome to enroll as a volunteer for the Imagination Factory Children’s Museum.

We appreciate our volunteers by offering volunteer training, work incentives and fun team activities.

The Role of Volunteers

The Imagination Factory Children’s Museum hosts quarterly family events, monthly parent discussions and weekly Saturday morning children’s activities sponsored by the Great Start Collaborative. ¬†Volunteers are adult and student leaders who help with: ¬†(1) Registering; (2) Supervising; (3) Serving Food; (4) Directing Children’s Activities; (5) Socializing; (6) Distributing resources and information.

We Need You!

The Imagination Factory Children’s Museum is a nonprofit organization presently being served by volunteer leaders. We need everyone to ‘lend a hand’ to provide a place where everyone belongs: children can play, youth and adults can experience leadership opportunities and parents can make positive connections with peers.

Volunteer Signup
John Estes

Volunteer of the Year 2022
John Estes

John is the President of the Imagination Factory Children’s Museum, Executive Board Member of United Way of Dickinson County, Advisor for Kiwanis Aktion Club and a lead trainer for the Imagination Factory Training Team. John is an amazing community leader who is greatly respected for taking on major leadership responsibilities throughout Dickinson County. John also visits school classrooms with his two service dogs RETTA and NELLI. John is an author who has written about relaxation strategies for children and young adults and how we learn many valuable lessons from our favorite pets.

Thank You to United Way

Student Mentors

Students in grades 7-12 from surrounding area schools are eligible to join the Imagination Factory Mentor Team and Volunteer Team. Student volunteers help with the following leadership roles: supervising at exhibits, assisting children at activity stations, teaching health and safety lessons during children activity events and vetting children’s museum exhibits. Student Mentors visit elementary schools to present to classrooms on bully prevention and drug prevention topics and to encourage daily reading and families reading together.

Leadership Training Booklet

Community Partners