Join the Team!

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Want to join a dynamic team? Work together with us to reach for the stars?

Check out the following open positions; if any are of interest to you, please submit a cover letter and resume to or mail to: 

Human Resources
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH  03301

Please note: all positions, whether paid or volunteer, require background checks.

Education Coordinator

Do you love science? Engineering? Are you enthusiastic about sharing your skills and knowledge with people of all ages? Looking for leadership experience? Then apply to coordinate our Education Team. As our Education Coordinator, you will work with our Director of Education and independently, to train, lead, coordinate, and support the efforts of our education staff and volunteers. You will develop and present a wide variety of programs, exhibits and planetarium shows, on- and off-site.

Learning doesn’t always happen 9 to 5! Your job will include working days, nights, weekends, some overnights with youth groups, and traveling in Northern and Central New England for outreach programs. There will also be some heavy lifting involved, as you help unpack crates and mount exhibits, set up for programs, and transport our portable planetarium and telescopes.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in the area of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, education, aviation, museum studies, or a related field with a demonstrated ability to teach/share scientific information with the public and work independently. Exhibit design and maintenance experience is a plus. This is a full-time position with a starting pay of $15/hour.

Submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at or mail to the address listed above.


We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please get in touch via email, at, if any of the following interest you:

Education Team
Docent (Educator/Exhibits Guide)
School Group Greeter
Exhibits Maintenance & Repair

Visitor Services Team
Front Desk Reception and Sales
Science Store Cashier
Office Assistance
Events Set-Up and Break-Down

Maintenance and Repairs
Daytime Cleaning
Landscaping and Gardening