Science Corps Volunteer
University of Kansas Natural History Museum
Science Corps Volunteers assist with Natural History Museum events, family activities, tours, and other special projects inside and outside of the museum. Volunteers assist staff with educational science activities for families, children, and school groups at in-house events and outreach programs, help with event set-up and tear-down, and lead group tours throughout the museum.
Time Commitment: About 4 hours/month. Scheduling based on museum event calendar and volunteer needs.
Science Crops Volunteers must be able to pass a background check.
About University of Kansas Natural History Museum
1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, US
As part of the KU Biodiversity Institute, the KU Natural History Museum houses exhibits examining the earth's history, and provides content-rich, hands-on informal science learning for school groups in grades K-12. These programs have reached more than 40,000 participants over the past decade. The museum also offers a wide range of public programs and events that engage our community with the stories of our planet.
The KU Natural History Museum is home to four floors of public exhibits including the historic Panorama; live snakes and insects; vertebrate and invertebrate fossils; parasites and microbes; and the flora and fauna of the Great Plains.