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Imaginarium Science Center

County: Lee
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Historical & Cultural Sites
Details: The primary mission and purpose of the Imaginarium Science Center is to engage guests in interactive experiences and educational programs that further their understanding of the natural and human-made world and nurture curiosity, discovery, and innovation. The Imaginarium Science Center is Southwest Florida’s only interactive hands-on center with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) learning principles in an informal education setting.
Job Description:

Complete volunteer information and application is listed on website:

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Mrs. Grisel Brewster
2000 Cranford Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Fax: (239) 344-5976
Phone: (239) 321-7414
Secondary Contact: Carrie Nameth
Phone: (239) 321-7410
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Additional Information: Internship Experiences

Event Coordinator Assistant - Work with professional museum staff and assist in all museum areas. Position will be responsible for the setup, cleanup, and facilitation of birthday parties, and special events, as well as will assist with camp sessions, workshops, and other programs as their schedule allows. Position will assist with clerical duties as needed (faxes, copies, files, etc), and facilitating exhibits. Weekend availability required.

Demonstration Assistant – Work with professional museum educators to perform science and/or animal demonstrations for museum guests! Explore the field of informal education in an exciting atmosphere!

Animal Care Assistant - Work with professional museum staff to care for the museum's live animals including Ball Pythons, American Alligators, Bearded Dragons, Green Iguanas, and other reptiles, amphibians, insects, and spiders!

Aquarium Assistant - Work with professional museum staff to maintain the museum's touch tanks and aquariums and care for the critters which inhabit them including Stingrays, Sharks, Horseshoe Crabs, a variety of Saltwater and Freshwater fish, crabs, and invertebrates!

Camp Educator - Work with professional museum educators and certified teachers to teach 2-4 weeks of summer camp. Present activities and demonstrations involving the arts, humanities, and basic scientific principles as they relate to the camp program and assist with demonstrations and workshops. Must be able to work with preschool and elementary age children and Museum staff. Strong communication skills a must. Weekly summer camp sessions Monday-Friday, 30-40 hours a week for 2-6 weeks (mid-June to August).

Education Assistant – Work with professional museum educators and certified teachers in organized summer camp sessions and facilitate field-trip experiences for visiting groups. Explore the field of informal education in an exciting atmosphere.

Office Assistant – Work with museum administrative staff to perform clerical duties, update databases, manage mailings, respond to guest inquiries for museum information, and support visitor service staff.

Tour Guide Assistant (SWFMH) - Work with professional museum staff to present historical tours of the exhibits at the SWFL Museum of History. Present Downtown Walking Tours on Wednesday and Saturday mornings as schedule allows from January - April.

Museum Curator/Historian Assistant (SWFMH) - Work with professional museum staff to organize and catalogue museum collections. Assist with historical research appointments.

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