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USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum seeks Part-Time STEM Educational Instructors

The USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum’s Education Department is seeking part-time instructors to teach our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. The STEM to Stern program serves local schools and is a field trip designed for visiting grades k-12.


    • Teaching background, experience working with children
    • Strong mathematics or science background with knowledge of physics preferred
    • Available for either/both week day and weekend instruction
    • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • Prior experience with museums a plus, but not required
  • Position perfect for retired teachers with flexible hours


Position Responsibilities:

STEM Educational Instructors have opportunities to teach the STEM to Stern programs both onboard the USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum to visiting student field trips, and off-site in classrooms at local schools. *Please note, these classes do not have a set regular schedule. They are scheduled by reservation during regular business hours. A flexible schedule is a must.

To learn about the USS Hornet’s historic role in naval aviation and the Apollo 11 & 12 lunar landing missions, visit www.uss-hornet.org For questions and resume submissions, please contact: EDU@USS-HORNET.ORG

Visitor / Sales Associates

The USS Hornet Museum is seeking part-time, on-call basis Visitor / Sales Associates to work in our Admissions Department, Ship Store and operate our simulator rides.

We are looking for a few good people who enjoy working with the general public greeting and interacting with our visitors that can provide excellent customer service, and work in our retail operations of the Ship Store.

You must be a team player, with a “can do” attitude, able to work weekends,
some evenings and during patriotic holidays.

If you are interested in working aboard the USS Hornet Museum,
send your resume to Hornetjobs@uss-hornet.org.

No phone calls please.

Volunteer Positions Available

  • Docent/Tour Guide
  • Safety Division
  • Office Assistance
  • Ship Restoration
  • Aircraft Restoration
  • Overnight Live-Aboard Program
  • Dance/Event Set-Up
  • Community Fairs

Contact: Volunteers at (510) 521-8448 x 243 or Email: Volunteers@uss-hornet.org