Ambassador - Chabot Space and Science Center


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


10000 Skyline BoulevardOakland, CA 94619



Chabot Ambassadors are positive volunteer representatives who help make the center a welcoming, fun and enjoyable place. Chabot Ambassadors are responsible for assisting with visitor services, community outreach, special events and science enrichment activities at our center and in the community.


  • Is open to filling many different diverse roles, and working with large numbers of visitors.
  • Helps assist in Chabot’s many diverse programs, both public and private, around the Center.
  • Helps with setup of furniture for events, plating food for dinners, bartending, wayfinding, ushering, ticketing, hiking, and many other diverse roles.
  • Has extensive knowledge of the center floors to guide visitors to different exhibits, the cafĂ©, and restrooms.
Training /Support
  • One Mentor session for Center overview
  • Introduction to Front of House staff and floor managers
  • Self guided center, exhibit and safety orientation, worksheets #1-3
  • Thorough review of the Volunteer Handbook, Chabot website and volunteer website
  • Preview the shows for reference
  • Event-specific training will be provided as needed
  • Enrichment Speakers (optional monthly educational workshops and lectures)
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Outgoing, friendly, welcoming and comfortable working with the public of all ages
  • Enjoy initiating conversation and approaching people in a positive and enthusiastic manner
  • Problem solving skills, self-starter, ability to handle most situations in a satisfactory manner
  • Actively promote Chabot’s mission and be a champion of the volunteer community
  • Self-directed and committed to assisting with a variety of needs
  • Awareness and sensitivity in interacting with diverse populations
  • Always offer excellent customer service to our visitors. They are our GUESTS.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month for one year
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