Volunteer and play with us!
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteer or internship opportunities at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon). We are committed to sharing the museum with volunteers who want to help us with our mission “to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together.”
After reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic we are pausing our volunteer opportunities for the month of June while we evaluate our attendance and capacity limitations. The new normal at C’mon will be developing over the next several weeks.
If you have questions about volunteer opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Examples of volunteer positions:
- Art Studio Helper
- Marketing and Development Helper
- Play & Learning Partner
- Special Events Volunteer
- Floor Demonstration Expert
- Database Entry
- Stitch and Sew Volunteer
It is our vision to be recognized as a leader among all museums and cultural institutions serving children and families. We hope you will consider joining our volunteer team and becoming part of our family, sharing some of your time and talents with us.
Teen volunteers must be at least 15 years old.
Volunteer hours served at C’mon do not qualify for court ordered service.
Join our team of volunteers!
Interested in becoming a volunteer at C’mon?
Please complete the adult or teen volunteer application form at the link below.
For more information, email Volunteers@cmon.org or call (239) 260-1718.
10 good reasons to volunteer for a non-profit
1.Volunteering improves the lives of others. From beautifying a public park to teaching young children to visiting our a nursing home, volunteering makes other’s lives better.
2. Volunteering makes a community a better place. When you put in volunteer work, you make a positive impact on your community – and that makes it a better place for everyone. In fact, a recent Points of Light Study found that, “Volunteering helps build a more cohesive, safer, stronger community.”
3. Volunteering lets you make a direct impact. Frustrated by what you hear on the news? Volunteer for a non-profit to make a difference. Volunteers often pick up what governments can’t provide, such as distributing free meals to the hungry.
4. Volunteering can teach you new skills. Volunteering for a non-profit can teach you many different skills in a real-life setting. From leadership and data entry, to horticulture and animal husbandry, these are skills that would be difficult or expensive to learn in school.
5. Volunteering develops close relationships with others. People who come together to make the world better place forge close connections. In fact, volunteering is a wonderful family activity.
6. Volunteering can help get you active. Want to get fit and improve your community? Consider volunteering for a park, garden or animal shelter.
7. Volunteering reduces stress. Volunteering takes our minds off our own problems and instead focuses on solving other problems. Result: lower stress levels
8. Volunteering is good for your career. Volunteering is a wonderful way to get real-world experience, make professional connections and looks fantastic on a resume.
9. Volunteering boosts your mental health. One of the best reasons to volunteer for a non-profit is its effect on your mental well-being. Studies show that people who volunteer report feeling happier and less anxious than their peers.
10. Volunteering can help you live longer. According to recent research, seniors who continue to volunteer in their golden years are healthier and live longer than their peers. The reason: volunteering gives us a sense of purpose – a reason to get up and out the door in the morning
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