Join the Discovery Team

The Discovery Team are a dedicated and fun group who love inspiring scientific curiosity!

Do you have enthusiasm for, and recognise the importance of, science education? The Discovery Centre is a supportive and dynamic workplace, with opportunities to put your own stamp on the place.


Discovery’s mission is to inspire and nurture scientific curiosity.  

We are a small not-for-profit community enterprise with an enthusiastic team of creative professionals committed to fun-first learning. During the week we work with primary schools and early childhood Centres and on weekends we buzz with families engaging with over 100 hands-on exhibits, our early year play space, our famous vertical slide and the Bendigo Planetarium.  

Current Job Vacancies

Job Title  Position Description
Science Communicator  This role is varied day to day and requires a range of skills to bring Discovery’s activities to regional central Victoria and beyond. 

STEM Education– A deep knowledge of, and interest in continually learning about, STEM and Inquiry  

Based learning practices and curriculum.   

Creativity– Develop and deliver fun, engaging and exciting STEM shows, workshops and programs and supporting materials. Find fun innovative ways to share STEM education with the community through partnerships, events, social media etc.  

Training– Ensure casual staff are trained in best science communication practices and that all shows, and programs are delivered in an engaging, entertaining and informative way.  

Additionally, you will support the Discovery General Manager in applying for, fulfilling and acquitting grants that support Discovery and STEM education in regional Victoria as a whole. You may also contribute to social media, write media releases and articles for members, teachers, and the wider community.