Space Odyssey Galaxy Guide

Applicants accepted to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's volunteer program for Space Odyssey will not start until early 2016.

Museum Galaxy Guides facilitate hands-on space science activities and demonstrations for the public in the Space Odyssey Gallery. Museum Galaxy Guides work as a team, delivering an out-of-this world educational experience for our visitors through innovative, interactive live performances and demonstrations and one-on-one conversations with visitors. The Space Odyssey philosophy is one that promotes curiosity and continued learning experiences for people of all ages. Museum Galaxy Guides have a zest for life and a zeal for space science!

Required Skills
Enthusiasm for space science, strong communication skills and a positive attitude are essential. No formal background in space science is necessary.

On-the-job training (32 hours), lectures and technique training (14 hours), and independent study as needed.

Scheduling Requirements

Applicants must be able to volunteer for a minimum of 20 shifts within one year. The regular shift times are 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 12:30 - 5 p.m, Monday - Sunday. The scheduling of shift times will take place on a case-by-case basis pending acceptance into the Museum's volunteer program.

Age Requirements
Individuals must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer. Family groups with children ages 6 and up are also welcome to apply.

To apply, please fill out the appropriate online application form:

Adult Application

Teen Application

Youth Application

If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Services Department at 303.370.6419.

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