Volunteer

You don’t have to be a scientist to volunteer at Arizona Science Center! If you are 15 years or older, outgoing, love engaging with people of all ages, and have a passion for science, we would love to have you! Volunteers will be given the opportunity to work in exhibitions, assist with demonstrations, and practice our mission to inspire, educate, and engage curious minds through science. 

Volunteering with Arizona Science Center provides individuals or groups the opportunity to give back to the community. Volunteer positions are available during normal business hours, in the evening, and on the weekends. Please join us in providing a positive experience for our guests and volunteer today at Arizona Science Center! 

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Gallery Volunteer – Assist team with guest encounters and activities
  • Guest Sales and Services – Sky Cycle / Groups / Theaters
  • Administrative – Development / Marketing / Human Resources etc.
  • Amateur Radio Operator – Must have a current HAM license
  • CREATE – Makerspace
  • Learning Department – Science on Wheels / STEM Extravaganza etc.
  • Core Volunteer – 100 hour commitment, weekly shifts
  • Event Volunteer –  6 evening or weekend events per year (ie. Science with a Twist, Laser and Liquor)
  • Corporate Groups – Half Day / Full Day of Service

BENEFITS

  • Basic Membership after 100 hours of service
  • Training includes viewing of shows in the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater and Dorrance Planetarium
  • Discount at Bean Sprouts Café and Arizona Science Store
  • Free covered parking in designated area

 

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS

  • Strong communication skills, excellent customer service skills

 

REQUIREMENTS and COMMITMENT

  • Interview
  • 100 volunteer hours. One (1) shift per week per month during the exhibition.
  • Background check
  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • At least 15 years of age
  • Attend all trainings
  • Complete a 'scavenger hunt' training designed to help you familiarize yourself with the Science Center

 

To become a volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer Application form:

Volunteer Application

 

When you submit the Volunteer Application Google Form it will be sent to:

Katie Hamati
Volunteer Coordinator
602.716.2037
Hamatik@azscience.org

 

This is a selective process and not all applications are accepted. We reserve the right to place volunteers in the area we feel is best suited to their skills and the needs of Arizona Science Center.

 

UPCOMING ORIENTATIONS: Select One (1)

Saturday, December 9 / 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Arizona Science Center
Saturday, January 28 / 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Arizona Science Center
Saturday, February 24 / 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Arizona Science Center

 


 

POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION Volunteers

Make a difference in your community! Volunteer with Arizona Science Center and help us inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science.

We are looking for volunteers to help tell the exciting story of the city of Pompeii, its people and Mt. Vesuvius. Volunteers are needed from November 18, 2017 to May 28, 2018.

Become a volunteer today! Click here for more details.