School/Youth Group Assistant (CESD)

Opportunity Type: 
Location of Opportunity: 
Off Campus
Host Department/Organization: 

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Opportunity Description: 

Volunteer Position Description


Position Title and Department: School/Youth Group Assistant (CESD)


Reports to (name & title): Beth Rice (Reservations Coordinator)


Overview of position (1 sentence): Volunteers in this position act as liaisons for school groups that are visiting the Museum on field trips.


Primary Specific Tasks:


  1. Greeting arriving school groups
  2. Orienting school groups about their Museum visit
  3. Facilitating school group entry into the Museum
  4. Providing some educational facts about the Museum and it’s collections
  5. Guiding school groups to pre-arranged programming (in the theater or in classrooms)
  6. Coordinating and facilitating lunch times for school groups eating at the Museum
  7. Checking on school groups throughout their visit and providing needed assistance


Day(s) of week volunteer(s) work in this position: 3 volunteers per day (Monday – Friday)


Hours: 8:30am – 2:00pm


Duration (specify period or minimum # of months): Oct/Nov – mid May


Number of individuals in this position: 15


Qualifications: Applicants should have the ability to traverse the Museum’s grounds in all types of weather conditions (carrying a light bag with paperwork). Preference will be shown to applicants who are enthusiastic to volunteer with youth of all ages.


Benefits to the volunteer: This is a fun way to share your passion for the Sonoran Desert by facilitating educational experiences for future conservationists!



2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743

Time Commitment: 

8:30am – 2:00pm

Paid Position: