Science Volunteer Opportunities

KAS Student Ambassadors


We're recruiting our first cohort of Kentucky Academy of Science Student Ambassadors. Would you like to promote science careers on your campus, volunteer for events, get involved in policy advocacy or science outreach?

Interested student members can log in and respond here

Kentucky Science Center

Speakers for the monthly “Scientific Proofs” series at the Science Center every second Friday of the month. Email Andrew Spence at  the Kentucky Science Center

Science Celebrations at the Kentucky Science Center in Louisville: Share quick and easily repeatable “walk-up” style content with field trip audiences on Fridays, Adults 21+ on Friday Nights, and families of all ages on Saturdays.

Maker Day on Saturday November 23rd, 2019
Coding Days on December 12th and 13th, 2019
Engineering Days on February 21st and 22nd, 2020
Brain Days on March 20th and 21st, 2020
Dog Days on May 8th and 9th 2020

Kentucky Science Center seeks presenters Thursdays or Fridays from 10-3 and Saturdays from 11-4. We ask you to volunteer for the whole time, but if that is not possible, we invite you to do the first half of the day.

Email Ruby Parker for more information.


"Eat, Drink, Do Science" series for adults 21+. Always the 2nd Friday of the month in the Science Center from 6:30-9:30pm. Seeking volunteer presenters to share “walk-up” activities and demonstrations.  Email Andrew Spence for more information."Eat, Drink, Do Science"

Don't feel like presenting? Help out in some other way at "Eat, Drink, Do Science"


National Organizations welcoming Scientist Volunteers

The American Geophysical Union's Thriving Earth Exchange
Dispatches scientists to help communities all over the world;


AAAS On-call Scientists connects scientists, engineers, and health professionals interested in volunteering their skills and knowledge with human rights organizations that are in need of technical expertise.