Discovery Zone Play Associate

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!

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

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

Minimum Commitment
Adults: One shift every week or every other week for one year
Families: Nine shifts during the summer and minimum of four 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

Teen Application

Youth Application


If you have any questions, please call 303.370.6419.

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