Kids Room Educator: Teach, learn, and play with the Maryland Science Center's youngest visitors!


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230

About

Work on a team to facilitate the running of Kids Room, as special place just for kids aged 0-8. Interact with children and their families as they learn through play. Engage young guests with fun, hands-on activities and support the daily operation of this early childhood space.

Duties:

  • Support children’s learning through play

  • Lead hands-on science, math, art, engineering, and literacy activities

  • Provide excellent customer service

  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance tasks within the Kids Room

Required Skills:

  • Experience working with young children in a group setting

  • Friendly, pleasant demeanor; at ease with people of all ages, but especially young children

  • Flexibility

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand for periods of time up to one hour

  • Ability to work with children at their eye level (i.e., ability to get onto floor and get up again)

Training: Provided by Kids Room staff under the Early Learning Supervisor

Schedule: Four-hour shifts are available Tuesdays-Sundays. Volunteers must be able to commit to one shift per week. (Add Mondays, from March-August).

Please visit marylandsciencecenter.org for further information and application forms. All volunteers must submit an application, and volunteer appointments are by interview only. All applicants (over the age of 18) must complete a background check and orientation session, prior to volunteering.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 4-hour, weekday shift per week

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