Floor Assistant Volunteer

Duties include:

  • Visitor reception
  • Exhibit & floor tidiness
  • Visitor assistance with exhibits
  • Odds & ends projects (cut paper, fill paint cups, gather supplies for classes & programs)
  • Answering the phone & directing calls, as needed
  • Running errands (for example, get change from bank, post office, supplies, etc)


  • Enjoy being around children
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to meet and greet the public
  • A pleasing smile and a warm, friendly greeting to all who contact or enter Hands On!
  • General office experience (computer skills helpful, but not required)
  • Willingness to commit to dealing with everyone you come in contact with in a respectful and understanding manner
  • Ability to organize and multi-task
  • Willingness to do assigned tasks because it is in the best interest of Hands On!


  • 1 hour training completed to earn name tag
  • Yearly check-in and evaluation

 Time Commitment:

  • 2 hour commitment within the following time slots to help cover the daily operational needs of the museum/ 10am-12noon; 1pm-3pm; 3pm-5pm

Dress: professional, comfortable, casual clothing (no slogans) with comfortable shoes


  • Shared between the Operations Manager & Visitor Services Coordinator


  • Making a positive difference in the lives of children and families
  • Professional development skills
  • Making a positive impact on the daily operations of Hands On!
  • Satisfaction of contributing to your community
  • Volunteer appreciation

Adult Volunteer Application (18 yrs & older)

Youth Volunteer Application (13 – 17 yrs)

Call 697-8333 for more information on volunteering.

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