Your heart is big, and you have awesome skills. We know you do. When you feel like sharing them, let us know! With over 29,000 square feet of exhibit space, plus a rigorous “behind-the-scenes” operation, your help is always welcome and always valued.


Email or call Debbie Kuhl at (517) 485-8116, ext. 140 to learn about volunteering.


Where you can make a positive impact:

Special Events
Help us pull off a special day of science-themed awesomeness.


First Impression Room
Get your toddler fix while creating meaningful moments with little learners!


Guest Experience
Play on the exhibit floor to welcome guests and share unique experiences.


Impression 5 TO GO
Support science at home by ensuring our store is fully stocked and inviting.


Here, the messes never end. But neither does the fun. And it’s worth every second of clean up.


Requirements and Expectations for Volunteers:

  • 14 years of age

  • Communicate nicely and effectively with children and adults

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, good judgment, and flexibility

  • Enjoy exploratory science education

  • Work individually or in teams, as needed

  • Successfully pass a criminal background check

For the most positive impact, we ask your volunteer shifts last either 3 or 4 hours long on a regular weekly basis. Routine helps us all!

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