Learn the Ropes
As a volunteer at Lowell, you’ll be trained on a variety of telescopes and other stargazing equipment. You will also learn fascinating things about the cosmos, including astrophysics, planetary science, constellation mythology, and much more!
Run Open Houses
Volunteers are also our go-to’s for running open houses at the historic buildings on our campus, like the Pluto Discovery Telescope and the Rotunda Museum.
Enjoy Flexible Hours
Our volunteer hours are flexible! We’ll work with you to ensure that volunteering fits into your busy schedule.
Volunteer at the Annual I Heart Pluto Festival
We need all hands on deck for our annual I Heart Pluto Festival each February! The I Heart Pluto Festival is a multi-day event celebrating the anniversary of Pluto’s discovery on February 18, 1930. As a volunteer, you’ll help make this event happen by directing guests on campus, leading VIP groups, and much more, all while enjoying the festivities!
Covid-19 Safety Precautions
Increased cleaning and sanitizing
Temperature and health screening
Social distancing of at least 6ft
Face masks are required
Wash or sanitize your hands often
Socially-distanced guided tours and family adventures, offered on a limited basis, with small groups.