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Group Volunteer Opportunities

Do you represent a group or organization looking for opportunities to get involved in your community? McWane
Science Center has one-time volunteer projects that might be perfect for your group. Tasks vary depending on need
but can include the following: exhibit cleaning or event help.

Exhibit Cleaning Opportunities

Groups of 25 individuals may participate in exhibit cleaning which can include sprucing the Adventure Hall, wiping
down surfaces, removing visitor and member stickers, fluffing the pillow on the bed of nails, and helping to keep Itty
Bitty Magic City beautiful.

The following times are available for group cleaning:

Weekdays: 7:00 – 9:30 am
Saturdays: 8:00 – 10:30 am
Sundays: 10:00 – 12:30 pm

*We provide Nitrile gloves, cloths, and spray bottles. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing.

Event Help Opportunities

If your group is interested in volunteering at a McWane event, like McWane After Dark, holiday parties, or other
special evening or weekend events, you may contact Volunteer Services at 205-714-8272 or
and we will send out more information as the event dates approach. As events may vary by date and time, please
give us up to 2 months’ notice when your group would like to volunteer. We will contact you with possible event dates
for that month.

Application Process

Please elect one member of your group to serve as the primary contact person. This person should submit the
application on behalf of the group. The primary contact accepts responsibility for the conduct of the group while on
site at McWane Science Center and acts as the liaison for coordinating service day activities. If you haven’t heard
from us within 72 hours of submitting your application, please send an e-mail to

Group Volunteer Application