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Are you ready to put your enthusiasm and passion for learning into action? Apply today to be part of a team that engages children and families of the Central Susquehanna River Valley in inquiry based learning, imagination, and play.

Support the mission of Lewisburg Children's Museum to provide hands-on, enriching educational experiences in a safe and accessible environment to children and families of the Susquehanna River Valley. We offer Part Time, Work Study and Internship opportunities. Come join in the FUN!

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Education and Special Events Manager

 

LCM Education & Special Events Manager is responsible for developing educational programs, classes, and special events. In addition to onsite programs, this position manages the Museum’s outreach endeavors, including, but not limited to, after-school programs, community events, and partner organization collaborations.


Work Schedule
: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm, weekend and evening availability required

Rate: $15-$17 per hour; health insurance; and PTO


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and manage an annual program plan and budget that adds value to visitor experiences, supports museum projects, and reaches targeted audiences

  • Develop, implement, facilitate and maintain program offerings, including field trips, after-school, classes and workshops, camps, and special events

  • Assist Executive Director in leading staff in the implementation of the Museum’s educational activities

  • Research and support staff in the identification of funding support for education programs and exhibits


Role Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in informal or formal education settings required; or a BA in Education

  • Supervisory experience working in a team environment preferred

  • Enjoy working with children and promoting learning through play

  • Exceptional customer service skills. Must be welcoming, attentive, and responsive to visitors and colleagues

  • Responsible self-starter with problem-solving skills and ability to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment

  • Basic to proficient computer skills needed with the ability to be trained on Point of Sale, G-Suite, and database software

  • Flexibility and adaptiveness. Willingness to grow and help the LCM grow.

  • Ability to pass Child Abuse History, Criminal Background Check, and FBI Background Check


Lewisburg Children’s Museum provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status, or disability in admissions, employment, and in all of its programs and activities.


To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:  kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

CORE Susquehanna AmeriCorps: Activities Coordinator
Service Term: 8/30/22-8/5/23
Compensation: Living Stipend: $18,000; Educational Award: $6,495


The Activities Coordinator will play a key role in the development, planning, and execution of Toddler Time and ongoing weekend activities, such as ex-STREAM Saturdays, summer camp planning and coordination, and other hands-on, activities in our programming room and exhibit space for children 0-12 years old. The Activities Coordinator will enforce museum guidelines and safety procedures at all times ensuring that the museum stays safe and accessible for all guests. Due to the nature of the programming schedule, weekend availability is required.


Candidates for this position must be eligible as a CORE AmeriCorp member from 8/30/2022-8/5/2023. Members may not participate in any activities included in the Prohibited Activities as listed in the Partner Site and Member Agreements, and members must have all clearances before serving Vulnerable Populations.

The Activities Coordinator's tasks will include:

  1. Plan/coordinate summer camps at the LCM: working directly with the Director of Education to oversee the daily operations of camp, managing behind-the-scenes tasks of camp operations, coordinating communication between guests and the museum, helping to secure summer camps scholarships through sponsorships, and potentially leading camp activities where applicable.

  2. As directed by Director of Education: assist with Creation Station, pop-up programs and/or sensory activities, Toddler Time and ex-STREAM programs, and/or other weekend programs; lead public programs and activities for children and adults; organize and prepare materials needed for programming activities; analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of activities and programs, and document attendance.

  3. Daily Operations: Register trained and able to answer basic operational guest and employee questions; monitor the floor (resetting exhibits, interacting with customers); opening/closing procedures including register startup/closing and locking/unlocking museum.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Experience working with children (primarily 0-10 years old) and/or facilitating public programs with a variety of ages; STEM education experience preferred but not required.

  2. Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with other staff members through multiple mediums including but not limited to email, Google Drive documents, and face-to-face meetings.

  3. Ability to properly utilize Google Drive & Microsoft programs (Powerpoint, Excel)

  4. Eligible as an Americorps Member, providing 1700 hours of service to the LCM between August 30, 2022 and August 5, 2023; Participate in CORE AmeriCorps Group Activities

  5. Possess, or be able to obtain, completion of all security clearances required to work with children (if the applicant is over the age of 18)

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kahla DeSmit, kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org. Please note that the position is contingent upon being accepted into the CORE Susquehanna AmeriCorp Program.

University Work Study

Do you go to a local university and have work-study as part of your financial aid package? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? LCM work-study students greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our exhibits, develop our programming, and guarantee excellent customer service. If you are interested in a University Work Study position, please contact Kahla DeSmit at kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org with a resume and cover letter.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Welcoming and orienting guests to the museum and running the register

  • Answering phone inquiries and providing basic customer service

  • Monitoring the exhibit floor for organization, cleanliness, and safety; resetting exhibits; notifying manager on duty of any problems or concerns 

  • Assisting with programs and activities, including research, development, preparation, and implementation

  • Facilitating guest exploration within various exhibit spaces

  • Assisting with opening and closing procedures, including daily cleaning

Role Requirements: 

  • Ability to communicate efficiently with other staff members through multiple mediums including but not limited to email, Google Drive documents, and face to face meetings.

  • Ability to fulfill scheduled shifts and assist with at least one special event and one evening event per semester.

  • Ability to properly utilize Google Drive & Microsoft programs (Powerpoint, Excel).

  • Experience working with children. 

  • If over 18, completion of all security clearances required to work with children before beginning work.

Lewisburg Children’s Museum provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its programs and activities.

Museum Assistant

Are you a high school or college student? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? LCM Museum Assistants greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our exhibits, develop our programming, and guarantee excellent customer service. If you are interested in a Museum Assistant position, please complete the following application.

THE MUSEUM ASSISTANT participates in a wide array of the museum’s d operations, including guest services, operating the register, opening and closing procedures, program support, exhibit monitoring, cleaning, and special event assistance.  During the summer, most hours will be scheduled on Monday-Saturday with some flexibility and opportunities for special events, camps, or classes. During the school year, weekend hours and evening hours are available to accommodate the school day. Museum assistants typically work 10-15 hours a week. The rate of pay is $8 per hour.

Role Requirements: 

  • Ability to communicate efficiently with other staff members through multiple mediums including but not limited to email, Google Drive documents

  • Ability to properly utilize Google Drive & Microsoft programs (Powerpoint, Excel).

  • Experience working with children. 

  • If over 18, completion of all security clearances is required to work with children before beginning work. 


Lewisburg Children’s Museum provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its programs and activities.

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  • Lewisburg Children's Museum
    815 Market Street, Suite 14
    Lewisburg, PA, 17837
    Call us now: (570)-768-4914
    Email: lewisburgchildrensmuseum@gmail.com