The HR Team
  • 30-Oct-2017 to 15-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • 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. In addition, part-time employees are eligible for dental & vision insurance, as well as 401k retirement savings, after 6 months of service.


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 resourceful individual to be our part time Outreach Education Associate.

This is an entry level position!!  This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate looking to gain some valuable education experience in an informal setting.  Position offers 24 hours per week; incumbent MUST be available during after school hours.  Typical schedule will vary depending on the outreach programming, starting as early as 10:30am and going as late as 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Scheduled work hours will be adjusted according to department/ museum needs.  Participation in special events, evenings, weekends and holidays will be necessary.

The Outreach Education Associate will implement and evaluate innovative educational activities, programs, and family activities for young children (ages birth through 10 years old).  The Outreach Education Associate will create and implement educational programs for Pre-K and Elementary children, including Afterschool Program, SuperKids Summer Camp, and Museum on the Road. Assists in the maintenance of all outreach materials.

Incumbent for this position must be willing and able to travel to and between the museum and outreach locations, with bins and outreach supplies. Incumbent must also have a valid driver's license and reliable non-public transportation.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provides assistance in the programmatic oversight of Afterschool and Museum on the Road.
  • Represents the first line of assistance, direction and interaction with all enrichment partners (i.e.: Afterschool/ Museum on the Road).
  • Performs direct service duties for Museum on the Road and Afterschool programs, as assigned.
  • Performs direct service duties (in the museum) for Special Events and other programs, as assigned.
  • Responsible for thorough understanding and knowledge of all enrichment curriculum/operations, exhibits and programs.
  • Prepare program materials.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in progress or completed is a plus (in Education, Public Health, Arts, Science, or a related field).
  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years' experience working with children and families in a public setting is required.
  • Experience in elementary education and community outreach.
  • An interest in working closely with children, educator and museum staff.
  • Must have excellent organizational, business writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Museum experience is a plus.
  • A valid Driver's License and reliable non-public transportation is required for this position (for outreach activities). 

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.  In addition, part-time employees are eligible for dental & vision insurance, as well as 401k retirement savings, after 6 months of service.

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

Port Discovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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