Become A Partner

Partners are friends of the Museum who donate goods or services for a specific program, activity, or event at the Museum. The Museum welcomes new partners to collaborate on exciting projects and new engaging programs. Do you have an idea for an activity or program partnership for the Museum? For more information on becoming a Museum partner please contact Jim Karl at jkarl@playwilmington.org.

Come join our family by volunteering or interning! We are always looking for bright new minds to join our hardworking team!

Would you like to help with summer camps, public programs, or exhibit upkeep? The Children's Museum is a great place to volunteer and work with the local community! From working one-on-one with museum visitors, to doing behind the scenes exhibit renovations, the Museum is always looking for extra help!

To volunteer at the Museum, you must be 16 years or older. Between the ages of 16-17, must have an adult consent form. Over 18 years old must have a background check. For more information or questions, please contact Jessica Davis at jdavis@playwilmington.org

Interning at The Children's Museum is a great way to earn college credit in a fun, energy-filled environment! Our internships provide hands-on experience working in an educational non-profit museum. Previously the Museum has had interns from Anthropology, Art, Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Marketing, Professional Writing, Sociology, and Spanish departments. We are always looking for undergrad or graduate students to help bring the Museum new and creative ideas. For more questions or information, please email info@playwilmington.org

Volunteer

Volunteers work one-on-one with museum visitors, help with exhibit renovations, and assist educators with their programs. All volunteers must have a positive attitude, be friendly and most importantly work well with children. To volunteer at the museum, you must be 16 years or older. If you are between the ages of 16-17 you must have a letter of recommendation. If you are over 18 years old you must have a background check.

For more information or questions, please contact Jessica Davis at jdavis@playwilmington.org

Intern

Interns are assigned a mentor relative to their subject of focus. We have a very experienced staff who through guidance and coaching will be able to help develop all the necessary skills for you to succeed in the workplace. Previously the museum has had interns from Anthropology, Art, Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Marketing, Professional Writing, Sociology, IT, and Spanish departments .This is a fun environment to work in and will definitely benefit you if you decide to intern here. To intern at the museum, old you must complete a background check.

For more information or questions, please contact Sloane Philipp at Sphilipp@playwilmington.org

Our Wish List

  • Amazon Smile

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  • Discount School Supply

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  • Constructive Playthings

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Our Sponsors and Partners

  • Wilmington Health

    Since 1971, Wilmington Health has been committed to the care and health of our community in Wilmington as well as all of South Eastern North Carolina. WH is structured as a multi-specialty clinic with primary care providers integrated into the system. In this way, WH is able to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the care of all our patients.