- Help kids and families with hands-on science activities at our many special events
- Deliver demonstrations on our state-of-the-art Science On a Sphere (SOS)®
- Work with families in our Ingenuity Lab
- Assist our instructors in our classes and workshops
- Be an ambassador of our center and programs out in the community or here at the Hall
- Weekday or weekend shifts are available
Adults (18+) can apply by submitting this application.
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Benefits of being a Lawrence Hall of Science Volunteer
- Receive a 20% discount at The Discovery Corner Toy and Book Store
- Earn an individual museum membership after 100 hours of service
- Visit the Lawrence Hall of Science without paying general admission or show fees
- Know that you helped excite a child's desire to learn math and science
What type of commitment do we ask?
- 4–6 hours per month for a minimum of 60 hours (3 of our 4 core opportunities require 2 shifts and 6 hours per month).
- Access to email communication
- Regular and active participation in volunteer activities
Interested yet? If not, feel free to email your inquiries to us or call Megan Gray Banes at (510) 664-9133.
Not yet an adult?
The Lawrence Hall of Science also has volunteer opportunities for teenagers at the beginning of every summer. Our teen volunteer program is currently full and we will be accepting new applications starting in April 2013.