Naper Settlement Museum

Organization Address:

523 S. Webster St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Alex Atkinson - Senior Team Leader of Organizational Resources

Terri Cooke - Guest Services Representative/ Volunteer Coordinator

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.

Opportunities are only available for Fall and Summer semesters.

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

Sign up 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 include special event volunteer involvement, education curriculum and 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.