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Volunteer Positions

Please view the opportunities below.  To apply for a volunteer position, download and return via fax or email the Volunteer Application Form.

Bus Greeter
Clerical Assistant
IMAX Theater Usher

Bus Greeter

Position involves meeting and greeting visiting school buses during the mornings (school year only, October-June).

Duties:

Board buses and inform students and chaperones of the Science Center visitor guidelines; provide a brief overview of the featured exhibits; direct groups promptly to exhibit floors or IMAX Theater; assist the teacher/chaperone with the check-in process.

Skills:

Excellent communication and customer service skills; patience working with school-aged children; ability to stand for extended periods of time.

Training:

Provided by Volunteer Coordinator.

Clerical Assistant

Position involves providing clerical support to various departments.

Duties:

Answer telephones and take messages when needed; operate photocopying machine; assist with mailings; file and other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Skills:

Excellent communication and telephone etiquette; knowledge of office practices and machines; some clerical/computer experience helpful.

Training:

Provided by specific department.

IMAX Theater Usher

Position involves providing basic guidance to the public during the IMAX feature presentation.

Duties:

Assist visitors into the IMAX Theater; collect tickets; seat groups; observe audiences during shows; clean and maintain theater area between shows.

Skills:

Good communication; excellent customer service; dependability; ability to stand for long periods of time and frequently climb steps.

Training:

Provided by Guest Services.