Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Mentoring/Youth Development

Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:16+

Powerhouse Science Center: Kids Science Workshop Leader

Have f-u-n helping kids learn science! Explore the engineering design process with Powerhouse Science Center’s brand new Design Lab workshop! Work with museum visitors by mapping-out, building, and testing prototype solutions to given design challenges. Volunteers have FUN engaging families with the engineering and innovation process, and learning how there’s no single “right” answer in engineering. Help visitors as they solve engineering challenges ranging from building bridges and buildings, testing out aerodynamics, constructing electrical circuits, and even coding! Do not worry if you are not an engineering expert, just be willing to smile, assist and learn along with visitors! Requirements: -Be available on Saturday or Sunday -Willingness to work with visitors of all ages and backgrounds -Personal or professional background in science, education, or museums is desired, but not necessary -Ability to follow instructions from staff -Ability to be flexible and creative when necessary -Attend orientation and required skill builder workshops throughout the year -Must be aged 16 or older (age 14 if accompanied by an adult) -Dress code: Business casual

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