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Education Assistant - Monday Field Trips: May 24th, 31st, June 6th, June 13th

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ORGANIZATION: Job Carr Cabin Museum

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Job Carr Cabin Museum in Old Town Park

Guide elementary school students through pioneer arts and crafts activities during field trips to Job Carr Cabin Museum. Help them imagine what life was like on the Oregon Trail. You'll assist Museum staff in providing a fun, interactive field trip experience for students in grades 2-5.

We'll provide information and training to help you engage children in hands-on activities and games, interpreting frontier life. Field trip activities may include designing quilts, making butter, hopscotch, gunny sack races, and more! No experience necessary. You may also lead children on history walks through historic Old Town Tacoma.

We welcome volunteers of all ages, interests and skills levels. Volunteers with background in education, history and/or customer service are strongly encouraged to apply. You must be reliable, with excellent attendance, promptness and courteous behavior.

Field trips are generally scheduled on weekday mornings.

All volunteers must complete a volunteer application form, have their Covid Vaccine, and successfully pass a security background check.

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About Job Carr Cabin Museum


2350 North 30th Street, Tacoma, WA 98403, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to bring Tacoma's birthplace to life through interactive learning for elementary students and our community.


The Job Carr Cabin Museum is a replica of Job Carr's log cabin, originally built in 1864/65, as the first permanent non-native residence in Tacoma. The Museum houses interpretive historical displays and artifacts from Tacoma's early days. Educational history programs and tours are provided for school children, educators, history buffs, community residents and visitors to our city.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


2350 North 30th StreetTacoma, WA 98403



  • General Education
  • Exhibition Arts
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one 4-hour shift per month

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