A Peoria Park District Facility

Teen Interns

High School students are invited to join the PlayHouse Teen Internship Program. This program will run throughout the summer, and will provide teens with volunteer opportunities as well as workshops that will help prepare them for their future careers.

Teens must be 14 to 17 years of age, and/or entering 9th through 12th grades.

  • Attend required training sessions
  • Commit to 50 scheduled volunteer hours throughout the 9 week program
  • The Teen Intern Program runs from June-August, annually

Teen Interns will...

  • Understand what a children’s museum is and how it operates
  • Be able to facilitate informal learning among children and families
  • Understand workplace rules such as punctuality, appearance, and engagement
  • Understand and be able to promote the value of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum for its audiences and the Central Illinois community

Students are selected at the start of each semester, and must attend an orientation training upon acceptance into the program. We are now accepting applications until May 6th for Summer 2018 Teen Internships.

The application deadline has been extended until Friday, May 18th!

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum