Volunteer at Explorium

To volunteer your time is an honor that we don’t take lightly. Below we have listed monthly and weekly volunteer needs.

Please fill out our volunteer interest form using the button below. If you have any questions, contact serlesi@exploriumdenton.org

Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteer Needs: Upcoming Events

Volunteer Needs: Weekly Basis

  • Tuesdays
    9:30AM-2:30PM

    • Field Trip set up
    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • MakerSpace curriculum prepping
    • Other tasks as assigned
  • Wednesdays
    9:30AM-5:30PM

    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • Playing, interacting, and engaging with visitors
    • Helping with obstructions to play
    • Other tasks as assigned
  • Thursdays
    9:30AM-5:30PM

    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • Playing, interacting, and engaging with visitors
    • Helping with obstructions to play
    • Other tasks as assigned
  • Fridays
    9:30AM-5:30PM

    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • Playing, interacting, and engaging with visitors
    • Helping with obstructions to play
    • Other tasks as assigned
    • Preparing for birthday party activities
  • Saturdays
    9:30AM-5:30

    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • Playing, interacting, and engaging with visitors
    • Helping with obstructions to play
    • Other tasks as assigned
    • Preparing for birthday party activities
  • Sundays
    10:00AM-5:30PM

    • General maintenance and cleaning
    • Playing, interacting, and engaging with visitors
    • Helping with obstructions to play
    • Other tasks as assigned

General Maintenance and Cleaning Tasks

Unlock front door/Turn on lights
Turn Thermostat up/down to 68.
Clean and restock bathrooms and nursing room as needed
Handvac front door/rug area
Handvac entrance to exhibit area
Vacuum (front, back or middle of exhibit floor each day)
Fill coffee reservoir and replenish additives
Replenish snack bar (so it looks full)
Turn on exhibits (wind lab, light lab, etc.)
Check that book nook areas and Legos are neat
Set out paper airplane & windlab supplies
Set out/replenish weekly maker activity
Straighten blue blocks and Rigamajig
Wipe microscopes and table toys
Wipe art easels, chalk boards and all indoor and exterior windows

PLAYWORK

**Mop on Tuesdays and Saturdays

Wipe coffee bar, front counter and round tables w/ vinegar
Sweep under front desk and lobby tables/Mop as needed
Straighten book nook areas, magnet wall and Legos as needed
Replenish paper airplane and windlab supplies as needed
Check bathrooms and empty trash/clean as needed
Replenish coffee and empty trash can as needed
Straighten Blue blocks as needed (continuous)
Wipe art easels and chalk boards (continuous)
Spray and wipe water fountains w/ vinegar spray.
Saturday- 1:15 clean party room

PLAYWORK

*complete morning shift duties left undone

Clean and straighten front desk
Clean snack and coffee bar
Spot sweep/mop lobby, make and think area, hallways, classroom and bathrooms as needed
Turn off exhibits and straighten supplies
“Use vinegar solution to spray and wipe down changing pads, playmats, toys,
fireman pole and slide mats”
Straighten and sanitize baby and toddler areas
Clean toilets and sinks (spray, wipe and flush) and nursing room
Empty and clean the interior and exterior of all trash cans and diaper genies.
Empty all water from water table
Take trash out to dumpster.
Consolidate all recyclables

PLAYWORK