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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
  • Assist while school groups visit the Science Store

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


Provided by Science Store staff


4-hour shifts are available Wednesday-Sunday.

Minimum Commitment:

Two consistent 4-hour shifts per month, for a minimum of three months. 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.