Volunteer at SCI

Do you have a knack for knowledge? An appetite for adventure? A hand for helping? Whether you can donate a couple of hours or stick around for years, join SCI’s volunteer team to help inspire a-ha! moments. Tell us your skills, interests and availability and we’ll find ways for you to get involved.

Consider the possibilities:

  • Get your hands on science by presenting cart demonstrations and pocket science
  • Be a resident expert and present at one of SCI’s events or forums
  • If you’re handy, use your fix-it skills to keep exhibits fully functioning
  • Pitch in during busy seasons to greet visitors and answer questions
  • Support SCI’s administrative staff on marketing, development and membership projects
  • Help the SCI Preschool with various jobs so teachers can maximize classroom time
  • Use your education background to mentor a camp counselor in the summer
  • Gain pre-professional experience as a junior camp counselor

Complete an application

Spend your summer as an SCI Camp Junior Counselor!

If you enjoy children, science and are 15-18 years old, volunteer as a Junior Counselor! Get career-building experience assisting with science activities as you learn leadership, communication and teamwork skills. Earn an SCI membership after 40 hours of service! One-week commitment required: M-F hours to be determined. Sign up to volunteer today - fill out these forms, then email volunteer@sciowa.org!

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Want to join the SCI Staff?

Check out current Employment Opportunities and apply to join our creative and passionate team.