SciLab Assistant: Help young scientists perform experiments!


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


601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230


Help young scientists perform experiments in a real laboratory environment! SciLab Assistants support guests in completing self-guided chemistry and biology activities.


  • Introduce guests to SciLab and set them up at activity stations

  • Answer questions and provide assistance as guests complete self-guided lab activities

  • Reset materials and equipment between groups, including washing dishes and folding lab coats

  • Enforce SciLab rules and general lab safety practices

Required Skills:

  • Friendly but firm to ensure visitor safety

  • Basic knowledge in biology and/or chemistry is helpful

Physical Requirements:

  • Some shifts may require extended periods of standing

Training: Training will be provided by SciLab staff. The majority of training will happen on your first day of work. Additional training will be provided as unusual scenarios arise thereafter.

Schedule Requirements: SciLab assistants should be available for a four hour shift at least once a month. Regular shifts for SciLab assistants are 10:00-~2:00 on Tuesdays-Fridays or weekend afternoons, from September-May. During June-August, only weekend positions are available. Other opportunities on special events or occasions may sometimes arise outside these hours.

Please visit for further information and application forms. All volunteers must submit an application; volunteer appointments are by interview only. All applicants must complete a background check and orientation session, prior to volunteering.


  • Math / Science Instruction
  • 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 shift, at least once a month

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