We are seeking curious and energetic lifelong learners to engage the Museum's diverse audiences in relevant converstaions about the natural world and our relationship with it in our Q?rius venues.
Volunteers use the Museum's unique resources, objects, science experts, and scientific equipment to make personal connections with visitors in Q?rius: the Coralyn W. Whitney Center (ages 10 and up) and Q? jr.: a discovery room (ages 10 and under).
Q?rius brings the Museum's collections, scientists, and reasech out from behind-the-scenes and within your reach.
We invite you to join our team and use thousands of authentic Museum objects and specially designed activitie to enhance a visitor's science awareness.
REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
18 and older
Must pass a Smithsonian Background check
1 year commitment at 96 hours (8 hours per month). Shifts are 7-days per week from 9:45am-1:45pm and 1:15-5:15pm (Q? jr. closed Sundays and Mondays)
Must attend preshift meetings at 9:45am and 1:15pm
Must attend 4 training days: 2/16, 2/17, 2/23, and 2/24
Must attend 1 Museum orientation on 2/3, 2/5, 3/3, or 3/5