Volunteering for DVSF is a great way to get involved in this fun filled, interactive program. By contributing time and energy you get to see first hand the hard work that middle school and high school students are doing in science research today. You do not need to be in the science field to volunteer for DVSF. The success of our program depends directly on the efforts of volunteers.
Who can be a volunteer?
- You must be at least 18 years of age or older (our oldest is 82 yrs.)
- You should be friendly, and enjoy working with people
- You should have an interest in promoting science education
- You do not need to know science
What do volunteers do?
- Display and Safety (checking student projects for safety)
- Staff the office
- Registration - checking in the students
- Assist with administrative - being a 'runner' or 'others'
- Selling DVSF T-shirts
- See the full list of volunteer opportunities
When can I help?
The annual DVSF is the first week in April. Volunteers may work a 4 hour shift, full day or what ever your schedule allows.
Is training provided to volunteers?
All volunteers receive an orientation. Job-related training is provided by staff from the department in which the volunteer is working that day or shift.
How do I apply?
You may choose any of the following options:
- Print the Volunteer Application and mail it to the address listed on the application.
- Scan and email the completed Application to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call the DVSF office before March 24th, 2018, at 215-895-5857 or 215-895-5840.
- Fax your application to this number: 215-895-5842
Feel free to contact DVSF with any questions you may have. We can be reached by the numbers above.
What are the benefits of volunteering for the Science Fair?
- Meet new people and the brightest young science minds of today
- School credit/community credit/Professional credit
- Free parking and lunch provided
- Touching the life of a "future scientist or engineer"
- Helping DVSF to improve STEM education in the community.