Discovery Zone Play Associate

Discovery Zone Play Associate
A brand new Discovery Zone is opening this summer, and you can be a part of the fun! The Discovery Zone is a hands-on exhibit area designed for kids ages 0-8 including both school groups and young children with families. If you are creative, enjoy science, and love working with kids, then this is the place for you!  Discovery Zone volunteers help our little guests learn through play by making nature inspired art, digging for dinosaur fossils, experiencing physics through balls and ramps, and much more!  Click here for an extended description of the Museum’s newest gallery.

Required Skills
We are looking for people who are friendly, outgoing, playful, and great with kids. If you enjoy using your imagination and have a great sense of humor, you’ll fit right in with our Discovery Zone Team!

On-the-job training and 9-12 hours of hands-on, interactive group training sessions per year.

Summer Training & Team Building
Thursday, June 12 (4 – 8:30 p.m.)
This training will cover an orientation to the exhibit, the big idea behind the Discovery Zone, working with kids, and an opportunity to get to know your staff and volunteer co-workers. Dinner will be provided.

Four and a half -hour shift (8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) available Monday through Sunday; shift lengths vary for family groups

Minimum Commitment
Adults: One shift every week or every other week for one year
Teens/Families: 9 shifts during the summer and minimum of 4 shifts each semester during the school year (on weekends, fall break, winter break and/or spring break.)

Age Requirement
Available to individual applicants 14 and older; family groups

To apply please fill out the appropriate online form:

Adult Application

2014 Summer Teen Application

Youth Application

If you have any questions, please call 303.370.6419.

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