Volunteer

Volunteers at Discovery Station don’t have to be a rocket scientist! If you love to interact with children of all ages and inspire them through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) initiatives — you should consider becoming a member of the Discovery Station Volunteer Team! Volunteers allow Discovery Station to tap into skills and experiences beyond our staff, give new learning experiences to students and emerging professionals, and enable us to engage with our community in new ways. In exchange for our volunteer’s valuable contribution of time, we offer an opportunity to help provide lifelong learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year.

Current Opportunities

STEAM Educator:

Educators help facilitate hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities at Discovery Station.

Art/STEAM Machine Docent

Docents serve as a host in the exhibit, creating a welcoming atmosphere and actively engaging children in the various activities.

Youth Visitor Services Assistant

The visitor services assistant position is designed for students or youth with limited volunteer or work experience.

Virtual Events Promotion Assistant

An opportunity to serve anytime from the comfort of your own home!

Community Outreach

Represent Discovery Station in the community. Great for those with evening availability.

Becoming a Discovery Station Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering at Discovery Station, please fill out the application below. After a review of the application, you will be contacted via email by our Director of Operations to schedule an interview.

All prospective employees and volunteers at Discovery Station are required to complete a background check. Background checks are ordered upon the completion of a successful interview and are paid for by Discovery Station.

Volunteering Benefits

  • All active volunteers receive a free annual membership to Discovery Station that is reciprocated at 380+ other Science Centers and Science Museums.
  • 10% off Treasure Gift Shop Purchases
  • 10% off Birthday Party Rentals

Volunteer Application

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General Information

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