Assistant, in Science Store

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Maryland Science Center

  • 4 people are interested

The Science Store embraces the "Let's Science!" mission of the Maryland Science Center by selling science-related books, DVDs, science kits, minerals, games, and more. As a volunteer in the Store, you would help guests choose educational materials and souvenirs to ensure they never forget their visit to the Maryland Science Center.


  • Stock and price products
  • Straighten and maintain store displays
  • Assist customers as needed
Required Skills:
  • Excellent customer service skills; at ease with people of all ages
  • Great patience working with children and large groups
  • Previous retail/merchandising experience a plus
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Occasional light lifting
Training: Provided by Science Store staff

Schedule: 4-hour shifts are available Tuesday-Sunday (add Mondays in the summer only), during business hours (9:00 AM-5:00 PM), as fits the volunteer's schedule.

Minimum Commitment: Two 4-hour shifts per month.

Visit for more information and to get a volunteer application. All volunteers must submit an application; volunteer appointments are by interview only. All applicants must complete a background check and orientation session, prior to volunteering.

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601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230



  • Customer Service
  • Merchandising
  • People Skills
  • STEM


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 4-hour shift at least once a month, but if you can work more than one shift a month, it would be welcomed!

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