Join our team | Early Start Discovery Space

Join our team

Volunteer roles

Join us in inspiring imagination and igniting the love of learning! Gain valuable experience and skills in education, working as a team, museum operations and public engagement. We welcome volunteers from all sectors of the community as well as students from any study area.

“It’s so much fun! If you love interacting with children this is for you. It’s also really interesting to apply the theory I am learning in my education degree and see it first hand in the Early Start Discovery Space setting. I feel that it has really enhanced my learning.” 
Naktaria, Early Years Education student

APPLY NOW!

Why Volunteer?

  • Develop your knowledge in childhood education and research
  • Gain experience engaging with a diverse range of families
  • Be mentored by experienced education staff
  • Help deliver educational programs for diverse audiences
  • Different types of volunteer roles to suit your availability
  • Have fun!
  • UOW students can also earn co-curricular credit through the UOWx program.

Am I eligible?

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit a Working with Children Check verification number. Apply for your Working with Children Check now. FREE for Volunteer roles.
  • Be available to attend a face-to-face interview and all required training sessions
  • Have a positive and outgoing personality and be comfortable interacting and playing with children and adults from diverse backgrounds.

ROLE DESCRIPTION: Read an outline of the role here.
APPLY: Online applications can be submitted here.
CONTACT: Please email discovery-volunteer@uow.edu.au or phone 4221 3777.