Youth Volunteer and Workplace Learning Experience Applications (Ages 15 - 18)

Thank you for your interest in joining the Exploratorium volunteer community. As you may be aware, the Exploratorium is temporarily closed. We continue to review volunteer applications that are submitted while the facility is closed to the public.

We are currently offering online interviews.

Prior to applying, please note:

  • This form must be completed by the applicant. 
  • The minimum age to volunteer is 15 (with limited placement). 


Our Volunteer Contract

The Exploratorium agrees to:

  • provide you with appropriate training, supervision, space, materials, and equipment to accomplish the assigned project(s);
  • communicate with you openly and often about ongoing opportunities for volunteer involvement.

You agree to:

  • fulfill the terms of the volunteer opportunity as described;
  • notify the manager of Volunteer Engagement if you need to redefine your commitment or to conduct an exit interview;
  • respond promptly to communications from the Volunteer Office, including phone calls, e-mail, newsletters, and invitations;
  • abide by the general rules of access and conduct for all Exploratorium staff;
  • review the information specific to your volunteer situation
  • wear your Exploratorium Volunteer I.D. Badge while serving as a volunteer;
  • accurately record your volunteer hours in the log book;
  • grant the Exploratorium the right to use your photograph in promoting the museum and/or Volunteer Engagement;
  • respect the confidentiality of sensitive or privileged information;
  • accept the manager of Volunteer Engagement’s right to counsel you (and/or members of your group if you are part of a group that is volunteering) or possibly dismiss you or your group from the Volunteer Program if you fail to comply with the guidelines.


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You will need to enter a unique username to identify yourself to the system. You should select something that is easy for you to remember such as your email address or your name. Your username must be at least 6 characters long. If the name you enter is already in use by someone else, you will be prompted to choose another username.
Username must not start with space
Username must not end with space
Username must not have two or more spaces in a row

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