DuPage Children’s Museum

Organization Address:

301 N. Washington
Naperville, IL 60540

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Jessica Greenlaw, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 637-8000 ext. 4680

Email Address:


Website Address:


Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

The museum is open during the following hours:

Monday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.

The third Thursday of each month, the museum is open until 8 p.m. Volunteers who greet visitors and interact with the public can volunteer during our open hours above. .

Description of Organization:

DCM is an interactive, hands-on Children's Museum whose mission is to stimulate curiosity, creativity, thinking and problem-solving skills in young children. DCM is the 9th most visited cultural attraction in Chicagoland with an average of 1000 visitors per day.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Serve as a Museum Assistant greeting visitors, resetting exhibits and playing with children in the math, science and art exhibits. Office volunteers help with data entry, taking and uploading photos, bulletin boards and general clerical work.

Organization Requirements:

Minimum 2 hr./wk. commitment for 2 months. Interview, background check and short training required. 

Number of Placements Available:

Many weekday openings but very limited weekends openings

Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.