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Field Trip Ambassador

Help the thousands of school children have the best field trip ever at the Maryland Science Center! Field Trip Ambassadors board arriving buses to greet students, teachers, and chaperones. They inform everyone of the Maryland Science Center’s guidelines, provide a brief overview of exhibits, and assist teachers/chaperones with the check-in process. Ability to provide information in a cheerful manner a must.


  • Board buses and greet students with a smile
  • Inform students and chaperones about Maryland Science Center rules, exhibits, show times, etc.
  • Assist teachers/chaperones with check-in
  • Help students safely exit their bus and enter the building

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; at ease with people
  • Ability to exhibit great patience with school-aged children and their adult chaperones
  • Foreign language skills a plus, especially Spanish

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb in and out of buses


Provided by Guest Services


School year only, October-June. Shifts are available Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday mornings, 9am-12pm.

Minimum Commitment:

Two 3-hour shifts per month, from March – May 2022. A willingness to volunteer for additional hours is always welcome!


Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, by phone 410-779-1627  or email volunteers@mdsci.org to find out if the position you’re interested in is accepting volunteers at this time.

To apply for a volunteer position, please download and fill out the adult volunteer application and return by email to volunteers@mdsci.org.