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Employment Opportunities

Homewood Science Center is currently accepting applications for employment for the positions listed below.

Please click on the job title to download the job description.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to edobrez@homewoodsciencecenter.org

High School Internships
  • Will you attend high school in 2019-20?  

  • Do you like science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM)?

  • Do you want to learn more about how nonprofits work?

  • Do you want to get involved in the community?

  • Do you want to gain new skills?  

  • Do you like helping people?

 

If you answered yes to all of these, then you should apply to become a

High School Intern!

Fall & Winter High School Events Internship 2019-2020

Job responsibilities:

Assist with all aspects including set-up, execution, and break-down of Homewood Science Center's fall and winter events
Lead interactive STEAM activities for families and children at events
Provide customer service at events, including participant sign-in & shop purchases
Assist with supply management, activity preparation, and decorations
Distribute marketing materials & signs 
Act as program staff during Open Hours assisting families in the STEAM Studio, with Imagination Playground, or in the PopUp SCIENCE Shop.

Internship benefits:

This internship will provide participating students with work experience in nonprofit business operations. Interns will have the opportunity to meet new people, including Homewood Science Center corporate & scientific partners. Interns will also be able to satisfy National Honor Society service requirements, and will receive a letter of recommendation after successfully completing the program requirements. Interns can use Homewood Science Center staff as a reference for college, scholarship, and/or job applications. 

 

Eligibility:

This internship position is open to any student attending high school in the 2019-2020 school year. Interns must be able to provide their own transportation to and from Homewood Science Center and off-site events. The time commitment for the full internship is approximately 45 hours. Interns must be able to complete at least 35 hours of service in order to successfully complete the program requirements. Applicants must commit to attending at least 6 fall and winter events listed in the application and at work least 2 shifts of Open Hours.

Applicants are more than welcome to work above and beyond the 45 hours outlined in the requirements.

PopUp SCIENCE High School Internship 2020

Job responsibilities:
Assist with all aspects of Homewood Science Center's PopUp Science Program
Lead interactive STEAM activities for families and children at events
Provide customer service at events, including participant sign-in & shop purchases
Assist with supply management and activity preparation
Enter user data in Excel and Customer Relationship Management software
Learn how to create & execute effective social media posts
Distribute marketing materials & signs 

Internship benefits:
This internship will provide participating students with work experience in nonprofit business operations. Interns will have the opportunity to meet new people, including Homewood Science Center corporate & scientific partners. Interns will also be able to satisfy National Honor Society service requirements, and will receive a letter of recommendation after successfully completing the program requirements.

 

Eligibility:
This internship position is open to any student attending high school in the 2020-2021 school year. The time commitment for the internship is approximately 40 hours. Internship acceptance is selective. You may be required to attend an interview. Applicants must commit to attending all PopUp Science events, including WALK WALTON, a PopUp SCIENCE Fundraiser as listed in the application.

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a passion for science, technology, engineering, or math that you want to share with Homewood Science Center?

Are you retired and looking to get involved in a wonderful community?

Do you want to expand your network and increase your work experience?

Register now to volunteer with Homewood Science Center. 

You don't need to be an expert, just an enthusiast! 

M-F Office Hours
Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help behind the scenes! 

Volunteer at our office to prep mailings, stuff kits, organize materials and storage, hang posters in the community, seek donations and gift cards, or help with data entry! If you would like to volunteer during office hours, please contact hkelsven@homewoodsciencecenter.org

Field Trip
Volunteer Opportunities

Do you love working with elementary school students?

Volunteer your time by assisting with our field trip program!

Roller Coasters: An Inventor's Journey is a 90 minute program for students in 1st-5th grade. If you would like to volunteer during our field trips please contact kmitchell@homewoodsciencecenter.org

If you are interested in volunteering at Homewood Science Center, please fill out the form below.
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