Great Science Academy Mentor


Cause Areas


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


601 Erieside AvenueCleveland, OH 44114
Great Lakes Science Center located on the North Coast Harbor in Downtown Cleveland


Calling all STEM enthusiasts! If you love to work with young people and open their eyes to science and technology, we need your help! The "Great Science Academy" is an immersive, hands-on STEM program for grades 6-9 that meets on Saturday mornings from 9 - 1:30 p.m. You can get to know the scholars, and coach them as they work on various challenges and projects. And: help them learn even more by sharing your technical knowledge and expertise!

Mentors should be ready to go with the flow, and comfortable with a little chaos. They should feel comfortable approaching youth and engaging them in random conversation or specific learning goals.

Time commitment: Approximately every other Saturday morning from October-June

Cohorts include:

6 th Grade: Sustainability and the Great Lakes Region

7 th Grade: Spaces and Mars Colonization

8 th Grade: BioMedical Technology

9 th Grade: Design and Innovation


  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Aviation
  • Environmental Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Every other Saturday 8:30-2:30
  • Prefered college degree

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