The ICM Volunteer Guild

The ICM Volunteer Guild is a group of energetic, creative, and committed volunteers dedicated to the advancement and growth of The Iowa Children's Museum.

The Iowa Children's Museum is a vibrant cultural attraction, educational family resource and vital element in the Iowa economy. The mission of The Iowa Children's Museum is to inspire every child to imagine, create, discover, and explore through the power of play. The museum serves this mission through interactive exhibits, engaging hands-on programs and community outreach. With an annual visitati

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[04/17/13]   Volunteer Opportunities At
The Iowa Children's Museum!
We have a lot to celebrate at The ICM!
Here are some times we could use your help:

Grossest Weekend Ever!
Saturday, April 20
10am-2pm
2pm-6pm
Sunday, April 21
11am-2:30pm
2:30pm-6pm
You'll have a disgustingly good time as we explore some of the grossest things ever! Join us to discover the what and why behind mold, p**p, puke, snot, and more.

Family Free Night
Friday, April 26
4:45pm-8:30pm
Admission to the museum is free
the last Friday of every month from 5-8pm.
Having lots of volunteers helps the museum run smoothly and makes cleanup easier!

Money Smart Day
Saturday, April 27
2pm-6pm
Help with financial literacy activities and games, including a scavenger hunt, as part of Money Smart Week.

Celebration of All Abilities
Saturday, May 4
10am-2pm
2pm-6pm

North Liberty Blues & BBQ
Saturday, May 25
12-3:30pm
3:30-7pm
Help our staff create a Musical Playground at this family friendly arts festival!


Prop Cleaning
We would love help with deep cleaning outside of museum hours (all day Monday and Tuesday-Thursday evenings). If you or a group you are involved in would like to come help out for a few hours, let me know!

Volunteer Playologists
Come play with families in the museum, and help pick up exhibits.
Available times: (any week):
Tuesdays any time from 10am-6pm
Wednesdays any time from 10am-6pm
Thursdays any time from 10am-6pm
Fridays any time from 10am-8pm
Saturdays any time from 10am-6pm
Sundays any time from 11am-6pm

Other opportunities are available. Please let me know which date and shift you would like, and I will confirm that with you via email. Thank you so much for helping us promote the Power of PLAY!


Aimee Mussman
Community Relations Coordinator
[email protected]

theicm.org 02/25/2013

Iowa Childrens Museum

Casting calls for the upcoming American Girl Fashion how are this week! Tuesday, Feb. 26th, 4:30-5:30, Wednesday, Feb. 27th, 4:30-5:30 and Thursday, Feb. 28th 6-7pm. All times are at The Iowa Children's Museum. For more information please see the link below! http://www.theicm.org/whats-happening/american-girl-fashion-show

theicm.org The American Girl Fashion Show is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends, and favorite dolls! Celebrate the experience of being a girl, whether yesterday or today, through a colorful presentation of historical and contemporary fashions. Enjoy elegant refreshments, enter to win do...

theicm.org 02/03/2013

Iowa Childrens Museum

It's that time of year again! The American Girl Fashion Show will be April 5th and 6th. The AG Fashion show is the second largest fundraiser for The ICM. If you are interested in joining the planning committee or just volunteering for the day of the event, please contact Jill Frantz at [email protected]. You may also click on the link below for more information about the event!


http://www.theicm.org/whats-happening/american-girl-fashion-show

theicm.org The American Girl Fashion Show is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends, and favorite dolls! Celebrate the experience of being a girl, whether yesterday or today, through a colorful presentation of historical and contemporary fashions. Enjoy elegant refreshments, enter to win do...

[12/19/12]   Are you doing some last minute Christmas shopping this weekend? The ICM Volunteer Guild will be working the Gift Wrapping Station at the Coral Ridge Mall this weekend! Stop by and have your presents wrapped for you while supporting The Iowa Children's Museum!

Friday: 10 am -4 pm
Saturday: 4pm-10pm

Volunteer Opportunity: We are still in need of volunteers for the Saturday shifts. If you are interested in helping out please contact Julie Thomas at [email protected].

10/05/2012

Oktoberfest Home

Join us tomorrow at The Northside Octoberfest! http://www.northsideoktoberfest.

Cookbooks will be on sale at their new low price of $6!

northsideoktoberfest.com Home page for Oktoberfest 2012

08/08/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

[08/08/12]   Volunteer This Weekend With The Iowa Children's Museum!
The Iowa Children's Museums "Grossest Weekend Ever" is this weekend and you could join in the fun! Volunteers are needed to help facilitate the activities we have planned for the celebration. Join us to discover the what and why behind mold, p**p, puke, snot, and more. Make animal s**t cookies, bogus boogers, fake vomit, and more as we explore the grossest substances of the plant and animal world. You'll have a disgustingly good time as you help our guests explore some of the grossest things ever!


Volunteer shifts available:

Saturday, August 11th:
9:45am - 2:00pm
1:45pm - 6:00pm

Sunday, August 12th:
10:45am - 2:30pm
2:15pm - 6:00pm


Contact Jill Frantz at [email protected] or 319-625-6255 ext. 205

06/27/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

06/27/2012

Join us tomorrow and help support The Iowa Children's Museum!

06/18/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

Gala Party at the Skaugstad Home 06/18/2012

Saturday night members of our Volunteer Guild Board catered the gala auction party at the beautiful home of Dr. and Mrs. Skaugstad. Unfortunately the party was pushed inside due to rain, but the event was still a great success.

Saturday night members of our Volunteer Guild Board catered the gala auction party at the beautiful home of Dr. and Mrs. Skaugstad. Unfortunately the party was pushed inside due to rain, but the event was still a great success.

05/07/2012

Need a gift for mom this weekend? Join us at the Coralville Farmers Market tonight! We will be selling our Fuel Up for Play cookbooks!

04/13/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

04/04/2012

Are you hosting Easter Brunch this weekend and looking for some great recipes? Then check out Fuel Up for Play!, The ICM's cookbook! It has lots of great brunch recipes, as well as other easy, family friendly recipes! They are just $10, and all proceeds benefit The Iowa Children's Museum! Get yours now online at theicm.org or at the Think Tank Gift Shop!

[03/28/12]   Correction: Guild Membership Night is Tuesday, April 10th at 7pm. Hope you can join us!!

We need your help!! Keeping with the Olympics + gymnastics theme of the upcoming American Girl Fashion Show, come help us craft ribbon wands that will be given as favors to all the girls attending.

Bring an app or drink to share!

03/26/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

03/26/2012

The Iowa Children's Museum Gala

Move It Dig It Do It Cafe 03/19/2012

Move It Dig It Do It Cafe

03/08/2012

The ICM Volunteer Guild's cover photo

Address


Coralville, IA
52241

General information

Our members take pride in supporting the mission of the museum by lending their time and talent to various fundraising events through out the year. Our group is fun and informal, meeting on an as needed basis. The ICM Guild offers plenty of opportunities for members to contribute. No minimum commitment required
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