Volunteers

VOLUNTEERING AT
SCIENCE NORTH


Connect, Engage, Discover...

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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.


Make an Impact...

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


Take Action!!!

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Explore our current volunteer opportunities!


CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CITIZEN SCIENTIST

Location: Science North

Time Commitment: Flexible

Position Description: Do you have an interest in health and in helping with research and data collection? If yes, then becoming a Citizen Scientist for Science North and Public Health Sudbury and Districts is an exciting project for you! Collect data about food availability in your local community, and at fairs and festivals this summer! You will work as a Citizen Scientist visiting local stores, farmers markets, fairs, festivals collecting data on the availability of different food items to help support public health initiatives. Training will be provided. This is a great volunteer opportunity for a high school student looking for a flexible and short-term opportunity to gain community volunteer hours.

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

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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

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SCIENCE CAMP VOLUNTEERS

Location: Sudbury

Time Commitment: Flexible weekday scheduling for March Break and Summer 2020

Position Description: Throughout the summer, Science North offers fun, unique and educational science themed camp experiences for children ages 4 to 12 in Sudbury. We are currently looking for volunteers to support staff with the delivery of these camps. 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. 

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)

SPACE PLACE SUPPORT

Location: Science North

Time Commitment: Flexible Weekdays

Position Description: If you're interested in astronomy and space exploration, are excited about learning new things, and love engaging with people of all ages about science then this is your ideal opportunity. You will learn and share cool facts about the solar system, our Canadian astronauts, dark matter, and everything in between. As a volunteer you will also assist the Space Place team in keeping all the exhibits working and starting object theatres. Share your love of space with our visitors today!

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)

THUNDER BAY PROGRAM SUPPORT

Location: Thunder Bay

Time Commitment: Flexible Weekdays and Weekends

Position Description: If you are energetic, enthusiastic and enjoy working with children, then this volunteer role may be ideal for you. Lend a hand in providing fun, educational experiences by assisting with the preparation and delivery of activities in our science-based programs for kids. 

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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