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Volunteer Opportunities

If you love to learn and you care about the way we inspire tomorrow’s scientists today, you should consider becoming a Science Center volunteer! If you have a science background, or even if you don’t, there’s sure to be a match for you. Positions are available in Guest Services, Marketing, Education, and others, and are available on weekdays, weekends, and both weekdays and weekends.  We’re just waiting for you to join us as we inspire, empower, and engage in science!

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

All adult volunteer opportunities are shown at the bottom of this page, but not all may be currently accepting volunteers. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, by phone 410-545-5981 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 fill out the adult volunteer application.

  • Free parking while volunteering
  • Discounts in Elements Café and the Science Store
  • Invitations to special events
  • All active volunteers receive free membership to the Maryland Science Center at the Adventurer level

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

For those ages 15 – 17, MSC offers youth volunteer positions. Gain new skills and explore potential career paths, while contributing to the Science Center’s mission to provide the best of informal, hands-on STEM education.

Youth volunteer opportunities are limited to specific programs at specific times of the year. High school internships are decided on a case-by-case basis, also depending on the time of year. All potential youth volunteers must complete and return a Youth Volunteer Application, indicating what program they’re interested in, along with other program-specific documents, and should be prepared for a potential interview. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, by phone 410-545-5981 or email volunteers@mdsci.org to receive a Youth Volunteer Application.

All youth volunteers must:

  • Work well with children and teenagers
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to follow directions
  • Be comfortable interacting with the public
  • Be adaptable to changing situations
  • Work well independently and in a team atmosphere


Adult Volunteer Opportunities