Looking for a fun, rewarding way to serve the Greensboro community and support early childhood development? Try volunteering at the Miriam P. Brenner Children’s Museum as an individual or with a group! The Museum is an exciting and colorful place that inspires creativity, fosters curiosity, and engages the minds of children.

Volunteer opportunities include working on the floor with Museum guests, supporting Museum programming, as well as Edible Schoolyard garden upkeep and maintenance.

The Edible Schoolyard is a hands-on, half-acre organic teaching garden and kitchen classroom.

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Volunteer in the Museum

Volunteer in the Edible Schoolyard

Are you a local educational or cultural group looking to share your knowledge and talents with Museum guests? Then, think about hosting an engaging, family-friendly activity or performance at the Museum!

MBCM offers daily programming based on a central monthly theme. Volunteer programming must align with MBCM’s mission to be accepted. The Museum has the right to approve or deny any application, or suggest a more suitable month for sharing a program.

We ask that there is 1-6 people hosting a program.

To apply for this volunteer opportunity, you must fill out this form and email it to gbragg@mbcmuseum.com.

Be surrounded by family fun while serving your community in a long-term way! Apply to volunteer on the Museum floor, by sanitizing and tidying exhibits and interacting with guests.

The requirements for this individual volunteer opportunity include:

  • Being 15 years of age or older
  • Commit to 20 volunteer hours over a 3 month period
  • Attend volunteer orientation before becoming an active volunteer
  • Background check for person 18 and up

Not all applicants will be accepted, based on the number of volunteer applications the Museum receives and whether an applicant’s commitment aligns with the Museum’s.

At this time, we are not accepting long-term volunteers in the Museum.

Gather a group of five or more people and garden the day away in our Edible Schoolyard! Volunteers may tackle a needed task in the garden, or simply show off their green thumbs by weeding, harvesting, or planting vegetables and flowers in the garden.

To inquire about group volunteer work in the Edible Schoolyard, complete the inquiry form.

Not all applicants will be accepted, based on the number of volunteer applications the Museum receives and whether an applicant’s commitment aligns with the Museum’s.

Love gardening? Sign up for a long-term commitment to work in our Edible Schoolyard! Assist with planned projects, or tasks such as weeding, harvesting, or planting vegetables and flowers!

The requirements for this individual volunteer opportunity include:

  • Being 15 years of age or older
  • Commit to 20 volunteer hours over a 3 month period
  • Attend volunteer orientation before becoming an active volunteer
  • Background check for person 18 and up

If you are interested in long-term volunteer work in the Edible Schoolyard, complete the inquiry form.

Not all applicants will be accepted, based on the number of volunteer applications the Museum receives and whether an applicant’s commitment aligns with the Museum’s.

If you want to volunteer in the Edible Schoolyard, but don’t have time to commit to long-term volunteer work, then consider our drop-in hours on the second Saturday of every month! You can help by weeding, harvesting, or planting in the garden. Get your hands dirty, and enjoy helping the community you live in!

Use this form to sign up for a slot that works for you!