If you are interested in volunteering on-the-floor with guests in the Discovery Zone, Expedition Health, Prehistoric Journey, Temporary Exhibits, Space Odyssey, or the Museum Ambassador Program, the deadline to submit an application is August 31, 2016 to be considered for placement in our Volunteer Program for 2016. We will continue to accept applications after August 31, 2016 and you will be contacted in early 2017 with information about the next steps in the application process.
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.
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.
We are only accepting volunteers who are available to help on shifts Monday through Friday.Shift time is 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Shift lengths vary for family groups.
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).
Available to individual applicants 14 and older; family groups
To apply please fill out the appropriate online form:
If you have any questions, please call 303.370.6490.