Kids Room Educator: Teach, learn, and play with the Maryland Science Center's youngest visitors!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230


Work on a team to facilitate the running of Kids Room, as special place just for kids aged 0-8. Interact with children and their families as they learn through play. Engage young guests with fun, hands-on activities and support the daily operation of this early childhood space.


  • Support children’s learning through play

  • Lead hands-on science, math, art, engineering, and literacy activities

  • Provide excellent customer service

  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance tasks within the Kids Room

Required Skills:

  • Experience working with young children in a group setting

  • Friendly, pleasant demeanor; at ease with people of all ages, but especially young children

  • Flexibility

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand for periods of time up to one hour

  • Ability to work with children at their eye level (i.e., ability to get onto floor and get up again)

Training: Provided by Kids Room staff under the Early Learning Supervisor

Schedule: Four-hour shifts are available Tuesdays-Sundays. Volunteers must be able to commit to one shift per week. (Add Mondays, from March-August).

Please visit for further information and application forms. All volunteers must submit an application, and volunteer appointments are by interview only. All applicants (over the age of 18) must complete a background check and orientation session, prior to volunteering.


  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 4-hour, weekday shift per week

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