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Fleet Science Center Seeking Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Fleet Science Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 54 people are interested

PURPOSE: Museum Ambassadors are an integral part of the science center’s operations and ensure that guests have an enjoyable experience at the Fleet.

Ambassadors:
Welcome and greet guests,
Answer guest questions,
Collect tickets,
Monitor theater shows and galleries,
Staff the information podium at the entrance,
Facilitate school groups
Help with RETAIL AND STUDIO X (Our Maker Space)
Assistance with IMAX films

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet and welcome guests and groups, answering questions and informing them of Fleet rules, as required
  • Direct guests to galleries and other key points of interest
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures
  • Stay knowledgeable of current exhibitions, theater shows and events
  • Be knowledgeable of safety and emergency procedures
  • Offer general information about the Fleet, Balboa Park and San Diego

IMPACT GOAL: Maximize guest experience with excellent service.

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    Age 16 and up
  • Energetic, outgoing and friendly, with enthusiasm and interest in the Fleet Science Center
  • Strong desire to interact with the public and assist guests from diverse backgrounds, being courteous, professional, patient and respectful at all times
  • Able to succeed in a sometimes crowded, noisy environment
  • Comfortable working independently, as well as within a team environment
  • Present a professional appearance
  • Excellent communication skills and can act with diplomacy and tact
  • Comfortable with public speaking, or interest in gaining this skill


TIME COMMITMENT:
Museum Ambassadors are asked for a minimum service commitment of 2 shifts per month for at least three months. Additionally they must attend Volunteer Orientation.

TRAINING: All volunteers participate in the "New Volunteer Orientation."

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About Fleet Science Center

Location:

Balboa Park, 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Mission Statement

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future.

Description

The Fleet Science Center located in beautiful Balboa Park has the world's first IMAX dome theatre. It hosts many popular permanent gallery exhibitions in addition to exciting traveling exhibits from all over the nation.
As a hands-on science center, the Fleet encourages visitors to "Touch!" the exhibits, which teach a variety of scientific principles in an interactive manner to provide a unique learning experience for all ages.
The Fleet Science Center boasts an excellent education department that presents a series of workshops, lectures and classes for children and adults of all ages.

For more information please call (619) 238-1233 extension 835 or email byoung@rhfleet.org today!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors
Community, Education & Literacy, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center1875 El PradoSan Diego, CA 92101

(32.73086,-117.14697)
 

SKILLS

  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts average 3 hours
  • Minimum of 2 shifts per month for 3 months.

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