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Field Trip Greeter Volunteer Position

Department: School Programs

Position Summary:  Individuals will be responsible for greeting groups of children arriving for Field Trips at the Museum. You will check groups in, give them their wrist bands, orient them to the building and procedures, and help them with lunches if needed. Responsibilities will also include on the floor evaluation, data entry, managing supplies, and reviewing surveys.

Skills and Abilities:
• Enjoys working with students
• Comfortable managing large groups
• Flexible
• Timely
• Comfortable learning basic skills to use programs on computers, iPods, and iPads
• Capable of standing or walking for long periods

Training Required:  Field Trip Greeters will be required to attend a total of three training sessions: a four-hour basic Volunteer Orientation training and two two-hour Field Trip training sessions. Additional tranings will be available throughout the school year. On the job observations will follow.

Training Schedule:

NMHU Orientation (choose one):

Saturday, October 20, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, November 17, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Field Trip Training schedule (choose one):

Session A
Wednesday, October 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session B
Friday, October 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, October 26, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
 

Available Shifts:
M-F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
M-Th 11:30 am-2:30 pm

Time Commitment: One shift per week, September 10, 2012 - June 6, 2013

Age Requirement: 18 years minimum


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