Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Science Engagement Docent

Docents engage visitors through hands-on science activities and exhibit interpretation. Docents are also trained to present public programs like McWane’s Combustion and Lightning Strikes programs in the Rushton Theater or Animal Encounters in NatureScope. Science Engagement Docents should have significant experience in a STEM field including, but not limited to, graduate work and career experience. Docents must also have communication and interpersonal skills, a desire to learn, and a willingness to work with visitors of all ages in small and large group settings. We expect a volunteer commitment of one year of service with 12 volunteer hours per month.


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Volunteers needed through 8/1/2019

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HandsOn Birmingham
3600 8th Avenue South
PO BOX 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Phone: (205) 251-5849


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