Traveling Science Media Assistant: A fun opportunity for those who love photography!


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


601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230


Enthusiastic amateur photographer needed to assist MSC’s Traveling Science Program! A volunteer is needed to document exciting, hands-on live science demonstrations in local schools via photography and videography. Captured images will be used for promotional, social media and marketing needs.


  • Travel to schools in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Carrol County, Montgomery County, and Frederick County

  • Record Traveling Science programming including: assembly shows, class room programs and Star Lab demonstrations

  • Record "behind the scenes" of the Traveling Science Program including; arrival at schools, interactions with school staff, travel, and program preparations

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with basic photography and videography

  • Ability to provide excellent guest service

  • Creative problem solving skills

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Personal photography equipment a plus, but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to carry related equipment

Schedule: This is an on-call, as needed position. Opportunities to volunteer are generally presented one month ahead of time. Most events occur during the day, between 8:00am and 3:00pm on weekdays. Transportation to and from schools will be provided from the Maryland Science Center, with option for volunteer to use personal vehicle.

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.


  • Photography
  • Organization
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Personal equipment is a plus, but not required!

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