Science Education Volunteer (4th grade)


Cause Areas


Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Fri Mar 24, 2017


2807 Fairmount AveSan Diego, CA 92105


4th Grade Volunteer Assistant Instructor

Ocean Science Explorers Program

Ocean Discovery Institute is an award-winning science education organization that works with San Diego’s most underserved elementary, middle, and high school students to promote science and environmental stewardship.

Ocean Science Explorers (OSE) is a school and field-based educational initiative that provides early and continued exposure to ocean science. Students and teachers participate in OSE from the third through sixth grades.

  • Position Overview:
  • Assist with hands-on science lessons for underserved youth
  • Assist with outdoor field experiences to coastal wetlands and canyons
  • Lessons focused on ecology (ecosystems, habitats, food webs, resource competition)

Position Commitment:

  • One weekday morning per week (approx. 5 hours) January through March
  • Attend two trainings:
    • January 14 th, 9am-2pm
    • February 11 th, 9am-1pm
Position Benefits:
  • Rewarding experience working with underserved youth
  • Gain science communication skills
  • Gain teaching experience
  • Team appreciation event

Position Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for working with youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Prompt and dependable
  • Must provide own transportation

To apply, contact:

Janani Sivasankaran, School Programs Coordinator

Office: (858) 488-3849



Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 weekday/ week (approx. 5 hours/ week)
  • Must have transportation to and from City Heights

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