Lizzadro Museum Re-opening in Oak Brook, mid November 2019.

Lizzadro Museum Elmhurst Location Closed.

After 57 years, the Museum’s Elmhurst location at 220 Cottage Hill Avenue will close on May 31st as the Museum prepares to move to a larger space in Oak Brook and re-open in the fall of 2019. For more information, contact the Museum by email: info@lizzadromuseum.org.

The Lizzadro Museum opened in Elmhurst in 1962 and houses one of the largest collections of lapidary art in the world. The new building at 1220 Kensington Road in Oak Brook provides improved space for exhibits, educational activities and special events.

 

Volunteer

Download the Volunteer Application:

As a PDF           As a Word Document

Then, fill it out and mail to:
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

(You must have Adobe Reader to open the pdf.)

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Front Desk Assistant

Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, greeting visitors and taking admissions, answering phones and handling visitor questions, and receiving program reservations.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answer phones
  • Route calls to specific staff members
  • Answer visitor inquiries about Museum
  • Greet visitors warmly
  • Take visitor admissions
  • Operate a cash register
  • Some computer work may be required
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for several hours at a time

Educator Assistant

Responsible for assisting the Educator with education programs and school field trips, work with children of varying ages, help with program set-up and take-down, be available to answer questions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate effectively with wide range of visitors
  • Answer participant questions
  • Interact with children and accompanying adults
  • Take direction from supervisors
  • Must be able to stand and lift 25 pounds
  • An interest in earth science is preferred, but not required

Special Events Volunteer

The Museum hosts a number of special events and programs throughout the year, including outdoor promotion events such as “Art in the Park,” as well as “Museum Day.” These programs include hands-on activities geared towards children. Volunteers must be able to interact with a variety of visitors and assist children working on activities sponsored by the Museum.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate effectively with wide range of visitors
  • Answer inquiries about Museum
  • Interact with children and accompanying adults
  • Take direction from supervisors
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk and lift 25 pounds

 

Volunteer hours are applicable for National Honor Society requirements

 

If interested in any of the positions, please contact Sara Kurth educator@lizzadromuseum.org