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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

301 Wakara WaySalt Lake City, UT 84108
The Natural History Museum of Utah's STEM Lab allows field trip students to have hands-on experience solving problems encountered in the natural world.

About

Each year the Natural History Museum of Utah hosts over 45,000 elementary aged children. We need volunteers to help engage these students in hands-on activities that spark a curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). As a STEM Lab Facilitator volunteer, you will be able to play a part in igniting a young child's life-long passion for science. You'll gain valuable experience working with children and with large groups, and get specialized training to learn to facilitate inquiry- and problem-based learning a meaningful way.

STEM Lab Facilitator volunteers will work with staff to facilitate open-ended, hands-on activities and creative projects in one of the Museum’s learning labs. They will create an engaging environment where field trip students can explore puzzling problems and design imaginative solutions. Volunteers will prepare and organize supplies and materials needed, and assist in program development and evaluation.

To read more about this opportunity, and to apply, visit our website at nhmu.utah.edu/volunteers.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • General Education
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One three-hour shift for the 2017-2018 school year

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