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Job Title : CORE Susquehanna AmeriCorps: Activities Coordinator
Job Description : Service Term: 05/23/22-08/05/23
Compensation: Living Stipend: $5,000; Educational Award: $1,718.25

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 05/23/2023-8/5/2023. 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 Education & Special Events Manager 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 Education & Special Events Manager: 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 450 hours of service to the LCM between May 23, 2023 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)

Salary : Compensation: Living Stipend: $5,000; Educational Award: $1,718.25
Contact Info : To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kahla DeSmit, Please note that the position is contingent upon being accepted into the CORE Susquehanna AmeriCorp Program.

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    815 Market Street, Suite 14
    Lewisburg, PA, 17837
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