Kids Room Upkeep Assistant


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


601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230



Assist Kids Room staff with vital behind-the-scenes maintenance tasks. The Kids Room is the Maryland Science Center's space dedicated solely to our youngest guests, and we need help maintaining and repairing our much-loved, and much-used, hands-on exhibits.

High-school volunteers and small groups of volunteers (5-10 people) are welcome, although group opportunities may not always coincide with when a group is available. Volunteers looking for a one-time only opportunity are also welcome. Youth volunteer and groups should contact the Maryland Science Center's Volunteer Coordinator for further information.


  • Projects include but are not limited to: bleaching and sanitizing loose parts of exhibits, cleaning and dusting exhibit components, maintaining fish and small animal tanks, painting and making light repairs

Required Skills:

  • Willingness to follow directions and adhere to safety guidelines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use simple power tools (drill, hand sander, etc.) is desired, but not necessary

Physical Requirements:

  • Willing to get messy!
  • Occasional light lifting
  • Comfortable climbing ladders a plus
  • Basic home repair knowledge is desired, but not necessary

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

Schedule Requirements: Shifts are available Mondays between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, during the months of September-March. Typical volunteer shifts are 4 hours.

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.


  • Housekeeping
  • Organization
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Home Repair

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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