• Volunteer talking to visitors
  • Closing at 4 pm on Sunday, Oct. 2; closed all day Oct. 9.

Join Us

Adult Volunteers

Join us at Carnegie Science Center for a volunteer experience like no other! We need dedicated volunteers to handle liquid nitrogen, dive into our submarine's naval past, explain the local history of our Miniature Railroad & Village®, engage with visitors in our exhibit galleries, and answer visitors' questions.

No science expertise necessary – just a sense of fun and a willingness to learn! Our volunteer team includes diverse people of all ages, abilities, educational levels, and employment backgrounds. For a list of volunteer opportunities, please click here.

To begin your volunteer opportunity, complete an application online or download and mail your application. Once we get your application, we'll review it and contact you if you’re selected for an interview.

Upon acceptance into the program, all volunteers are required to provide and pay for background checks and clearances. Volunteers who have lived in Pennsylvania for at least 10 years must have their Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33) and Criminal Record Check Clearance (Act 34). Volunteers who have lived in Pennsylvania for less than 10 years must have their Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33) and Criminal Record Check Clearance (Act 34) plus an FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114).  Act 33 and 34 Clearances are free for volunteers.

For questions, call 412.237.1621 or contact us.



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