The HR Team
  • MD, USA
  • 12.15-13.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Port Discovery Children’s Museum provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. The museum is conveniently located right next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking to employees.

Port Discovery Children's Museum provides experiences that ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play. We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to be our part time Community Outreach Education Associate.

This is an entry level, temporary and part-time position!!

This temporary Community Outreach Education Associate will ensure show quality in our virtual format and in-person programming with our summer 2021 partners. The Associate will facilitate various outreach programming and activities that supports playful learning and discovery through meaningful interaction and hands-on experiences for young children (PreK through 5th grade).

Work schedule will be 4 5 days per week (Monday through Friday), up to 24 hours. No weekend or holiday work required. Position will run for 6 weeks, June 21st through July 30th.

Some Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Working closely with Port Discovery Education staff and community-based organizations' staff to create a cohesive team effort.
  • Facilitating outreach programs as scheduled.
  • Presenting multiple programs 4 12 times a week as scheduled.
  • Presenting programming through virtual platforms such as Zoom, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, etc as scheduled.
  • Setting up, presenting of program, and neatly cleaning up afterwards.
  • Recording attendance statistics for all programs presented.
  • Packing and preparing a variety of materials and project kits for students.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in progress or completed is preferred (in Education, Early Childhood, Family and Human Services, Arts, Performing Arts, or a related field).
  • Experience working with children required.
  • Experience with educational programming a plus.
  • Experience working with camps a plus.
  • Ideal candidate for this position is flexible, motivated, animated, child orientated & comfortable with public speaking.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with adults and children.
  • Skill in interpersonal communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and teaching formats.
  • Ability to work a flexible and variable schedule.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable non-public transportation with ability to travel to delivery outreach programming. Vehicle is for outreach activities.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Must be able to meet physical demands of job to include:

  • Ability to tolerate moderate to loud noise level in the work environment (in the museum and at the outreach location).
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to often lift and/or move items, materials, bins up to 50 pounds.
  • Vision use including near, far, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to drive distances, through tunnels and over bridges, and traverse uneven terrain with bins and outreach supplies.

Covid-19 Precautions:

  • Virtual interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Physical distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Daily health monitoring process

Port Discovery provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. Additional benefits for temporary staff include:

  • Convenient location next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking

We will also provide you with a memorable experience of being part of a world-class institution, the ability for you to be a key ingredient in our creative and informal programming, and the opportunity to experience our unique job-related training. Bring us your enthusiasm and passion!

If you are interested and feel you are qualified for this position, then please submit your resume, and cover letter.

To learn more about Port Discovery Children's Museum, visit Port Discovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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