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Museum Volunteers


cultural-resourcesThe Dunn Museum offers a unique look into Lake County’s past through diverse exhibits, programs and special events throughout the county. The Museum hosts several large special events each year, including Civil War Days, the largest Civil War encampment in Illinois, and the Lake County History Symposium. Volunteers at the musemum can interact with the public by helping with front desk services and education programming, or by working with staff to help maintain the collection. 

The Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home in Mettawa is a designated Illinois Historic Site and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From April to October, the service building, and its exhibits about Stevenson's life and career, are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Become a docent at the Stevenson home to help with guided tours which are offered throughout the year.

Explore Museum and education volunteer opportunities below. If one of these sounds right for you, fill out the Volunteer Interest Form. If you have any questions, call our General Offices at 847-367-6640 and ask to speak with our museum volunteer coordinator.

Volunteer Position Location Special Requirements
Visitor Services Dunn Museum Background check required. Must be 18 years old. 
Collections and Archives Dunn Museum Background check required. Must be at least 18 years old.

Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home
Dunn Museum

All docent positions are currently full. Background check required. Must be 18 years old.





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