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Science Store Assistant

The Science Store embraces the “Let’s Science!” mission of the Maryland Science Center by selling science-related books, DVDs, science kits, minerals, games, and more. As a volunteer in the Store, you would help guests choose educational materials and souvenirs to ensure they never forget their visit to the Maryland Science Center.


  • Stock and price products
  • Straighten and maintain store displays
  • Assist customers as needed

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills; at ease with people of all ages
  • Great patience working with children and large groups
  • Previous retail/merchandising experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Occasional light lifting

Training: Provided by Science Store staff

Schedule: 4-hour shifts are available Tuesday-Sunday, during business hours (9 AM-5 PM), as fits the volunteer’s schedule.

Minimum Commitment:

Two 4-hour shifts per month.