Natural History Museum of Utah

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School Programs Classroom Assistant Volunteer Position

Department: School Programs

Position Summary: 
Individuals will assist Museum staff with facilitated field trips.  Responsibilities include assisting and/or teaching lessons to K-5 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.

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

Training Schedule:
NHMU Orientation (choose one)

  • Saturday Oct.  20, 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday Nov.  17, 9:00am-1:00pm

On the job observation training in the classroom during your regular shift.

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 17, 2012 - June 6, 2013

Age Requirement: 18 years minimum

Background checks are required for all volunteers.


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