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Summary: The Floor Activity Volunteer serves as a facilitator for our numerous scheduled activities and experiments, supporting Leonardo’s mission to create experiences that inspire creativity and innovation.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Prep supplies for activities and experiments
Encourage Visitors to create and build projects in an exciting and fun teaching style
Assist staff members in maintaining a clean and creative space
Alert staff when exhibit components are out of order
Run scheduled floor activities independently at pre-scheduled times
Other tasks assigned
Skills & Qualifications:
Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
Must be dependable and punctual
Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
Be patient, understanding, and helpful with children
Be willing to learn and teach STEAM activities to the public
Be comfortable addressing crowds
Training and Experience:
All volunteers will be given specific training that will be done during your shift.
Our floor activities change regularly, therefore additional training for each new activity will be provided.
Floor Activity Facilitators will also be invited to attend any and all new exhibit trainings.
Minimum of 8 hours per month; 6 month commitment
16 years or older, high school or college students preferred. If you are under the age of 18, a parent’s signature will be required.
Background checks are required for all volunteers.
Shifts are 4 hours long.
Start and end times are: 10am-1pm or 1pm-5pm (weekdays & weekends)