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School Programs Classroom Assistant Volunteer Position

Position Summary: Individuals will assist Museum staff with facilitated field trips. Responsibilities include assisting in set up, clean up and teaching lessons to 4th & 5th grade students that integrate science process skills and content.  When not facilitating field trips, individuals will participate in program evaluation, development, data entry, and preparation/organization of supplies and materials needed.

Department: School Programs

Supervisor: Junior Science Academy Coordinator, Christine Briscoe

Skills and Abilities:

  • Enjoys working with students
  • Comfortable managing a large group
  • Flexible
  • Timely
  • Excited about science
  • Comfortable learning basic skills to use programs on computers and iPads
  • Capable of standing or walking for long periods

Shifts available Shifts:

  • Mon., Tues., & Wed. 9:00am-12:00pm, 
  • Tues. & Thurs. 11:30am-2:30pm

Time Commitment: One shift per week through May 30, 2014

Age Requirement: 18 years minimum

Background checks are required for all volunteers.


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