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Whether you're exploring career options, are interested in learning, want to contribute your experience, are searching for a hobby or are simply interested in lending a hand by sharing your time and energy, a whole range of volunteer adventures await you at Science North.


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We believe in building relationships that advance careers, create new opportunities, inspire young minds and build community pride.


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Explore our current volunteer opportunities!


CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP VOLUNTEERS

Location: Sudbury / Sault Ste. Marie / Thunder Bay

Time Commitment: Flexible weekdays for Summer 2022

Position Description: Throughout the summer, Science North offers fun, unique and educational science themed camp experiences for children ages 4-12 in Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie or Thunder Bay. Science North’s specialized staff are trained to spark an interest in science through exciting hands-on activities. With engaging games and experiments, we prove science can be fun! Through appealing activities and workshops, science camps spark natural curiosity while in-spiring a love for science. From nature themed camps, to animal adventures, to technology-based programming, there is sure to be a camp that appeals to every science lover!

We are looking for enthusiastic youth volunteers with an interest in science and technology to contribute to our Summer Science Camps Program. Volunteers will work closely with Camp staff to assist with crafts and fun hands on science based activities, preparing of snacks, getting participants ready for outdoor play and lead group games during breaks and transitions.  They will also identify, sort and pack supplies, support t-shirt distribution and research activities for future programs.   This opportunity requires individuals who enjoy working with children, have excellent communication skills, are good with time management and enjoy being part of a team.

If you:

  • are a minimum of 14 years of age
  • enjoy working with children, 
  • are fascinated by the world of STEM - science, technology, engineering and math,
  • are eager to participate in new and exciting experiences, 
  • are excited to gain work-related skills

Volunteering at one of our Summer Science Camps will be a very rewarding and enriching experience for you!

We are looking for youth who can

  • Attend Mandatory Training 
  • Volunteer minimum of two weeks during the summer months of July and August (non-consecutive)
  • Volunteer for mornings, afternoons or full days (Monday to Friday)

Benefits: Volunteering with Science North has great benefits. As a part of the Summer Science Camps team, you will:

  • Gain work experience and build career skills
  • Be recognized as an important part of the Science North team
  • Receive discounts and special pricing for events at Science North

Interested applicants are asked to forward résumés to careers [at] sciencenorth.ca

careers [at] sciencenorth.ca (APPLY FOR THIS POSITION)

If you have questions, please contact Anne-Marie Wilkie at (705) 522-3701 ext. 274

Whether you’re exploring career options, are interested in learning, want to contribute your experience, are searching for a hobby or are simply interested in lending a hand by sharing your time and energy, you can enrich our visitor experience! Give your energy to Science!

ON-CALL EVENT VOLUNTEER

Location: Science North

Time Commitment: Flexible Weekdays and Weekends

Position Description: Are you a senior with stories to tell? An adult with time on your hands? A teen looking for job experience? A student with community involvement hours to build? Prefer shorter time commitments? Want a choice in what you do and when you volunteer? Become and on-call event volunteer! Occasionally, when we hold special events, we find ourselves in need of extra support.  On-call volunteers are a select roster of people we can congtact about their availability to volunteer a few hours for specific events like Canada Day, New Year's Eve, EarthWeek, an annual gala, our First Lego League, Envirothon, Easter programming or other special events and programs. No experience? No problem! We provide all training.

Whether you’re exploring career options, are interested in learning, want to contribute your experience, are searching for a hobby or are simply interested in lending a hand by sharing your time and energy, you can enrich our visitor experience! Give your energy to Science!

Interested applicants are asked to forward résumés to careers [at] sciencenorth.ca

careers [at] sciencenorth.ca (APPLY FOR THIS POSITION)


BENEFITS

  • Support the impact of science education in Northern Ontario

  • Gain work experience and build career skills

  • Foster enriching relationships within the community

  • Be recognized as an important part of the Science North team

  • Receive discounts and special pricing for events at Science North

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