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At Exploration Place, volunteers are an integral part of fulfilling our mission and performing a variety of jobs to keep the entire organization on the path to making science fun for everyone! Volunteers participate in activities that enhance your personal growth while serving a valued role to the museum and science education for our guests.

If you’re eager to volunteer, begin by completing an application for one of our Special Event Opportunities. If you’re interested in volunteering but would like more information about a regular volunteer shift, please fill out a general application. If you’re a current volunteer, log in to your volunteer profile to sign up for the latest available opportunities.

Special Event Opportunities

  • Superhero Sleepovers

    Help our superheroes-in-training as they navigate through an obstacle course, are issued their official superhero license, race rescue vehicles through Gotham and more! The young superheroes work up a big hunger and we need your help to feed them! Dinner, snack and breakfast set up is a big job – are you up to the challenge?

    Sign up to help
  • Behind the Scenes

    Help create the magic behind the scenes. You have the opportunity to volunteer with our daily operations, exhibit or event prep. Various dates and times.

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  • Reset & Restore EP

    Reset & Restore Volunteers will help reset Exploration Place for the following day – this can be helping in the exhibits and restocking the Snack Lab

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General Volunteer Application

Current Volunteers

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Ongoing Opportunities

  • Ticket Services
  • Floor Attendant
  • Traveling Exhibit Attendant
  • Explore Store Assistant
  • Snack Bar
  • Exhibit Help
  • Special Events
  • Custodial Assistance
  • Grounds Keeping Assistance
  • Admin Assistance
  • Store/Snack Bar Inventory
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  • Discount at the Explore Store
  • Discount at the Snack Bar
  • Volunteer Shirt
  • Name Tag
  • Admission Tickets
  • Dome Preview
  • Exhibit Previews
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Exclusive Volunteer Events
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  • Must be at least 14 years of age unless otherwise noted per event.
  • Volunteers 16 years and older must complete a background check.
  • All volunteers must go through our application process.
  • Each assignment have different requirements that may be sitting, standing, standing, interacting with visitors/vendors, outdoors, indoors, etc.
  • Being helpful, passionate about science and community and ready to serve.