Join our team - Aberdeen Science Centre
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Join our team

We employ a people from all ages and backgrounds, from science communicators, to marketing and operation professionals.

We have 1 x vacancy within Aberdeen Science Centre

Job Title: Receptionist

Hours: 22.5 hours a week (Part Time)

Salary: £14,625 Pro Rata

Reports to: STEM Project Manager

Closing Date: Friday 10 March 2017

How to Apply: Send a covering letter and CV to

Interview date: Week beginning Monday 20 March 2017

Equal Opportunities
Aberdeen Science Centre is an equal opportunities employer. At Aberdeen Science Centre, we have a diverse range of employees and we are committed to an active Equal Opportunities Policy. We promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation and work hard to ensure everyone – present and potential employees – receives equal treatment.


About Us 

Aberdeen Science Centre, a recognised Scottish Educational Charity, was established in 1989. It is a pioneer of interactive science discovery in the UK and the first science centre in Scotland. Today, our enthusiastic and dynamic team continue to develop interactive and contemporary programmes that transport visitors, of all ages and backgrounds, to the heart of discovery. We attract over 50,000 visitors each year, bringing topical STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) issues to the fore through exhibitions, debates, shows and work­shops that challenge views and explore evidence. We bring cutting edge research to life through collaboration with universities and industry partners. We host major events for high profile celebrations such as British Science Week and Euro­pean Researchers’ Night.

Aberdeen Science Centre is passionate about making STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) accessible to everyone, regardless of age, interest or background.

We believe that everyone can contribute to this mission and this why we offer several volunteering opportunities. By supporting us, you help a Scottish charity inspire the next generation of scientists while raising the visibility and relevance of STEM in everyday life.

Calli and kidsPositions available

We offer several types of positions:

  • Science Communicator
  • Reception / Shop staff
  • Guide
  • Technician (maintenance, development / upgrading of our exhibits, IT, etc.)

Nevertheless, we would be happy to discuss with you about other forms of volunteering. Do not hesitate to call us on 01224 640340

Our Guarantee

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Be trained by members of staff to make the most of your competences
  • Have flexible working hours adapted to your lifestyle
  • Work in a fun and dynamic environment
  • Explore science and technology in many ways

Get in Touch

If you want to join the team, please send us your CV or give us a call:

  • 01224 640340