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Volunteer - Evaluation Support

Science World British Columbia is a charitable organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout our province.

Position:                     Evaluation Support Volunteer
Reports to:                 Curators

What does Evaluation mean?

Science World is a charitable organization dedicated to engaging the public in science and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. In order to continually improve our visitor experience, the Community Engagement Department is committed to develop a system to evaluate the success of an exhibit or program from a visitor learning perspective.

What will you do?
You will be part of the team working on the evaluation projects.

The evaluation project will consist of the following:

  • Learning to use a variety of tools to observe and record visitor learning behaviour
  • Gathering data
  • Inputting data into a database
  • Analyzing data to produce exhibit evaluation reports in collaboration with curators

You will learn how to gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative data as well as producing exhibit evaluation reports.

Who will qualify for this role?

  • You have post-secondary education in statistics, math, or science, or a background in data analysis
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You are comfortable working independently
  • You have some experience working with children and adults

Can you commit to…

  • a 4 hour volunteer shift
  • a minimum of 100 hours of volunteer time
  • attending our mandatory orientation session – Saturday, June 24, 2017 (8:30am to 2pm)
  • position specific training

Availability Requirements:

Monday through Sunday               4 hour shifts between 10:00am - 4:00pm

How to submit an application?

  • Applications are accepted ONLY online until Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  • Interviews will start early June
  • Criminal record check will be required for all selected volunteers

Last but not the least…

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest. However, we only interview and select a limited number of volunteers per intake. Please accept our apology for not being able to contact all who have applied. 




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