Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey of discovery and transformation? Science is not just about cool experiments; it's a vibrant force that can change the world. At TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, we're on a mission to ignite curiosity, inspire discovery, celebrate science, and change lives, and you can join the team of passionate volunteers to help achieve this remarkable goal!
Imagine immersing yourself in a world where you can dive deep into captivating subjects, from astronomy to zoology, enriching your knowledge and understanding of science, teaching, public relations, and customer service. The team, affectionately known as Team Purple, is a dynamic group of dedicated individuals, both paid and volunteers, who come together to breathe life into Northern Alberta's premier Science Center. As a volunteer, you'll connect with some of the most dynamic, creative, and fascinating people you'll ever meet, all while making a tangible difference in our community.
But that's not all – volunteering is a fast-track to boost to your resume. You'll acquire valuable job-related skills that will make your CV shine, and if you ever need a reference letter, we're here to support your future endeavors.
The best part? Volunteering is a feel-good experience like no other. You'll get to harness your existing skills and experiences to give back to your community in a meaningful way, positively impacting the lives of others.
And that's not the end of the perks! When you volunteer, you'll enjoy exclusive access to the Science Centre, including free General Admission, immersive films, and live presentations in our IMAX and Zeidler Dome theatres. Plus, there are discounts galore at various Science Centre amenities and more surprises in store!
Our Volunteer Program has a diverse complement of volunteer team members and provides unique opportunities for applicants that are at least 15-years of age, with completion of Grade 9 Science. Volunteer team members are requested to commit to one, 3-4 hour shift per week over a period of three months, or the equivalent of 40 hour of volunteer service. Intake occurs three to four times per year based the following schedule:
- Recruitment beginning in late August for the September to December program period
- Recruitment beginning in late November for the January to April program period
- Recruitment beginning in late March for the May to August program period
Ready to embark on this thrilling adventure?
Dive into our range of volunteer opportunities below, explore the various roles and shift times, and find your perfect fit. Whether you're interested now or later, apply anytime using the form link below, and we'll reach out with details on our upcoming intake cycle.
Please note: We value safety and require a Police Information Check, including a vulnerable sector search, for admission to our program. While we can't process checks for youth under 18 at the moment due to a review by EPS, don't let that stop you from expressing your interest. Send us your application, and we'll keep it on file until we can welcome youth volunteers once more.
- 1. Hospitality Host
- 2. Assistant Cultural Program Leader
- 3. Assistant School Program Leader
- 4. Birthday Party Assistant
- 5. S.P.A.C.E. Gallery Interpreter
- 6. Nature Exchange Gallery Interpreter
- 7. Arctic Journey Gallery Interpreter
- 8. Science Garage Workshop Assistant
- 9. Health Zone Gallery Interpreter
- 10. CuriousCITY Gallery Interpreter
- 11. School Program Host
- 12. Assistant Observatory Attendant