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PACER Puppets

Attention Volunteers

PACER’s puppet program - and Twin Cities kids - need you

Join PACER’s puppet team and help children learn about kindness, acceptance, and inclusion of kids with disabilities in a fun, teachable environment.

PACER’s volunteer puppeteers have been entertaining and educating children in the Twin Cities for over 40 years!

"Being a puppeteer has been more rewarding than I expected. It's great to be a part of a program that has such an important message." — PACER puppeteer

The requirements

  • Two to four hours a month, during school hours
  • Reliable transportation in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area
  • Physical ability to operate the 10 lb. puppets
  • Ability to memorize a short script and to project your voice
  • Desire to work with a team

The rewards

  • Receive training on puppeteering and presentation skills
  • Work with a fun, dedicated team of volunteers
  • Watch kids’ faces light up when you present at area preschools and elementary schools
  • Share an important message that makes a difference for kids with disabilities
  • Stipend available ($25 per show, plus $10 each way when transporting puppets)

Want to apply? Fill out the online application.

Questions? Email [email protected].