Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the MS Children's Museum-Meridian. Volunteers are needed to engage with children in a fun, educational environment as well as assist with maintaining the galleries including prop pickup/restock. The volunteer shifts are 9am-1pm and 1pm-5 pm. Volunteers select shift that are convenient to their schedule on monthly basis. A volunteer must work a minimum of 10 hours per month. We are excited about your interest in MCM-Meridian. If you have any questions, contact Whitney Gowdy via the email address below.

Our process for becoming a volunteer includes three steps:

1. Please complete our online application.
2. Once your references are verified and background check is complete, you will receive a link to sign-up for a one hour orientation session at our museum. During this orientation you will receive your volunteer attire and learn important information about museum operations. You will also receive one hour of community service for attending this orientation.
3. After you complete orientation, you will be sent a link to sign-up for volunteer times that work with your schedule.

Whitney Gowdy
Front/Desk Volunteer Coordinator
Mississippi Children's Museum-Meridian
403 22nd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301

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Please list your highest level of degree completion. If you are currently enrolled as a student, please list the name of your school and the degree program in which you are seeking.


If you have any experience in the following, please indicate below. Arts & Crafts, Fundraising, Newsletters/Writing, Special Events, Education, Other.

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