Volunteer | Hands-On House

Volunteer From Home!

  • Light assembly – put together activity kits for summer camp and outreach programs
  • Precision cutting – cutting out paper, foam or other materials into specified shapes for kids activities

Volunteer On-Site!

  • Address and send birthday cards to kids and materials to parents
  • Help with pop-up exhibits working with kids to learn and explore
  • Join our party patrol to help with birthday party activities
  • Process and welcome visitors as part of our admissions crew
  • Help out with our fundraising events

Volunteer After Hours!

  • Weeding our flower beds and planting and tending flowers and plants
  • Caring for our fish
  • Painting as needed – boy do we need it!
  • Museum resets – join our teens and clean and put toys back where they belong at the end of the day.

2020 Teen Volunteering Opportunities 

Volunteering at Hands-on House is a great way for teens to learn responsibility, connect with the community, gain valuable life experience, and have fun, all at the same time!

Volunteers must be 13 and in the 8th grade (or older) for the 2019-2020 school year. 

We have two volunteer opportunities throughout the year:

   1. General Museum Volunteering  

          Memorial Day – Labor Day
                       Mon-Fri, 4-5:30 pm
          Labor Day – Memorial Day
                       Tues-Fri, 3:30-5 pm
           Re-setting and cleaning the museum exhibits.

 2. Hands-on House Summer Camp 

           Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-2:30 pm
           Working with a camper(s) on a variety of camp projects and activities.
                   Mandatory volunteer orientation session
                   Volunteers are expected to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours.

2020 Camp Calendar

June 15 – June 19

Camp Discovery Ages 4-7

June 22 – June 26

Camp Discovery Ages 4-7

July 6 – July 10

Camp Discovery Ages 4-7

July 13 – July 17

Camp Explorer Bonus Week Ages 4-7

July 20 – July 24

Camp Discovery Ages 4-7

July 27 – July 31

Camp Adventure Ages 8-10

August 3 – August 7

Camp Explorer Bonus Week

Ages 4-7

August 10 – August 14

Camp Discovery Ages 4-7

If you’re interested, please fill out the form below, or contact Diane Miller, Volunteer Coordinator at 717-569-5437 or info@handsonhouse.org.

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