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Volunteer at MOSI

Inspiring experiences that make a lasting impact in your community

Are you interested in making a lasting impact with individuals and your community? Are you looking for volunteer service hours? From working the front line of the museum to helping behind the scenes, you will find inspiring experiences and discover how you and MOSI make Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) real for people of all ages and backgrounds.

MOSI is a non-profit, community-based institution and educational resource that is dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, and understanding of science, industry, and technology.

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Volunteer

Your Passion & Commitment Makes a Difference

Volunteering at MOSI is a rewarding experience, with the option to assist with either exhibits or programming. Volunteers must be at least 15, and eligible to complete a background screening. Please see below for a full description of the role and requirements.

Volunteering at MOSI is a popular way to complete community volunteering requirements for the Bright Futures Scholarship.

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Available Opportunities

Museum Ambassadors

The Ambassadors are trained on exhibit content and provide additional enrichment to our patrons. The primary job of our Ambassadors is to float on the exhibit path and engage with our guests, offering up new knowledge, and guidance for each of our exhibits.

Hours of MOSI are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Camp Ambassadors

These Camp Ambassadors assist with our school break camps (no camps on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day). This position is 8:30-5:00 M-F for the week of the camp assigned. Camp Ambassadors are there to aid the classroom teacher with day-to-day activities and prep, as well as assist during snack, lunch, and extended care.

Requirements

MOSI Volunteer Requirements

*Returning volunteers are individuals whose last shift at MOSI occurred more than 90 days ago. All returning volunteers are required to be rescreened before signing up for any future shifts.

  • All applicants will need to successfully complete a background screening
  • Ages 15 and up
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • Previous experience working with volunteers preferred
  • Experience working with the public
  • Fees: $100 application fee applies to new volunteers or those with expired fingerprints, or $25 application fee applies to returning volunteers*

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to monitor, listen and respond to all communications in a timely manner; act upon requests promptly
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
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Please email volunteer@mosi.org for more information.

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