Naper Settlement Museum

Organization Address:

523 S. Webster St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Nata-Leigh Preas, Director of Organizational Resources

Caroline Baty-Barr, Guest Services

Phone Number:

(630) 420-6010

Email Address:

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Summer Season: April 1 to October 31

Buildings open for public tours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.

Winter Season: November 1 to May 31

Buildings open for school tours only: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers are needed for special events throughout the year. Online sign-up information is updated with upcoming opportunities here,

Oktoberfest - October 6-8, 2017

Sign up using the link above.
All Hallows Eve - October 20 & 21, 2017

Operations volunteer must be at least 18 years of age.

operations volunteers are non costumed and assist with greeting visitors, giving directions or monitoring lines.

Civil War Days - May 20 & 21, 2018

Volunteer shift information will be available once it becomes available using the link above.

Naper Nights Summer Community Concert Series
Friday, June 16 & Saturday June 17, 2018.

Friday, July 21 & Saturday July 22, 2018.

Friday, August 18 & Saturday, August 19, 2018

Volunteer shift information will be available once it becomes available using the link above.
Description of Organization:

Naper Settlement is an outdoor history museum that collects and interprets the history of Naperville. The Museum's mission is to create community by connecting visitors to Naperville's history through engaging and unique experiences. Naper Settlement includes 30 historic structures on 12 acres, over 50,000 objects in the collection, a separate collections management facility, six large annual events, and welcomes over 118,000 visitors. Naper Settlement is also nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Roles included education curriculum, interpretive programming, event management, data management, administrative services, horticulture, collections management, marketing, and much more.

Organization Requirements:

Skills required for volunteers include being a good communicator, team worker, arrive punctually and be committed to follow through on the agreed upon project. Other skills may be required depending on the project.

Number of Placements Available:



Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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