Volunteer With Us
Our Volunteers Make the Difference
Volunteers must be age 16+ and may need to complete background clearances as applicable by law. Orientation and training will be provided. An ideal volunteer should have the ability to volunteer at least 2 shifts per month, be friendly, have a positive attitude, and an interest in helping children develop skills in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.
Exhibit Floor Volunteer: Assist guests in exploring over 65 interactive exhibits. Volunteers are needed Weekdays and Weekends.
Science Café Volunteer: Conduct hands-on science experiments at our walk-up demonstration counter. Materials and instructions are provided. Volunteers are needed Weekdays and Weekends.
Community Outreach Volunteer: Help us take our show on the road! Attend community events and promote the Science Factory by handing out flyers and program information as well as conducting small, hands-on science activities. Outreach events are primarily on evenings and weekends and scheduled well in advance.
Cub Scout Programming Volunteer: Attend our Cub Scout 2nd Saturday events (second Saturday of the month) from 3pm-7:30pm and help Webelos Scouts (5th and 6th grade) learn about engineering. No engineering experience required!
Education Volunteer: Help our education coordinator prepare and implement educational programming at the Science Factory. We offer Homeschool Classes, Winter & Summer Camps plus other special educational events!
Girls Code Club Volunteer- Help at our monthly meetups (3rd Saturday of Every Month, 9am-12pm OR First Friday of the month from 3:30 – 6:00 OR 5:30 – 8pm) – No Coding Experience Required!
All of our volunteers have fun sharing skills, learning new ones, meeting new people and much more, including:
*Free admission to the Lancaster Science Factory
*Free membership upon completion of 100 volunteer hours
*Admission to all ASTC science centers in accordance with the Passport Program
*Flexible Scheduling* Volunteer Hour Verification and Letters of Recommendation