The Lizzadro Museum is temporarily closed until further notice.

In accordance with the State of Illinois, Tier 3 Covid-19 Mitigations, the Museum is temporarily closed to the public.
All programs will continue online. For questions please contact the Museum.

The Museum Shop will remain open for in-person shopping by appointment only. Make your reservation here or contact the Museum by email or phone (630) 833-1616. Purchases can also be made online and curbside pick up is available.

All purchases support the Museum, a public charity.

Volunteer forms can still be mailed or emailed. Phone interviews will be required, along with a health screening. At this time, there are limited availabilities for volunteer positions.

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 “Dino Day,” as well as “Lapidary 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