Promote chemistry in your community! ACS provides all the resources you need. Volunteer on your own or with your ACS Community.
Resources for Volunteers
Engage children in chemistry with these puzzles, articles and activities aligned with NCW and CCEW themes. Grades 4–6 (ages 9–12).
Find activities for young scientists and their supervising adults to do with easy-to-find materials.
Outreach Training Program
Passionate about science outreach? OTP helps you get involved with in-person workshops and live online or on-demand courses.
Kids & Chemistry
Activity guides, lessons and advice for volunteers leading chemistry lessons in elementary and middle schools.
Safety in Outreach Settings
Learn how to minimize risks when engaging the public with chemistry with this practical guide.
Salutes to Excellence
Recognize outstanding accomplishments or achievements of service by your external partners.
2022 ACS Global Outreach Volunteer of the Year
The joy you see on kids’ faces, and the enthusiasm that comes out of them when they’re doing these outreach activities—it’s just so much fun for me, as well as them.
Funding & Awards for Volunteers
More Ways to Get Involved
Host a relaxed, open venue for nonscientists and scientists to discuss current science topics.
Share your knowledge and experience with an elementary, middle or high school teacher over the course of a school year.