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When

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

Where

9 Sullivan AvenueNorth Easton, MA 02356


About

Job Description: Volunteer Position
Interns plan, organize and lead science activities in the Museum's FETCH!Lab, the Science Roadshow, and during Museum events and programs. Activities are based on the FETCH! curriculum developed by WGBH for popular PBS program, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman. The FETCH!Lab is a Museum exhibit based on the program and the Science Roadshow is a hands-on science program which is goes to schools, organizations and groups in the region.

Duties
The Education intern directs kids ages 3 - 10 and their families in one (or more) science activities, working either one-on-one or in small groups. This involves:

  • Planning and organizing weekly activities
  • Plan and organize activities to be integrated into Museum programs and special events.
  • Providing basic instructions
  • Helping kids to share their ideas about how things work
  • Asking questions and encouraging kids to try more in-depth experimentation
  • Opening and closing the 'Zone
  • Working with junior volunteer staff members (ages 11 - 13)
  • Assist the Museum's teaching staff with the Science Roadshow programs, events and outreach programs and Museum classes.


Position requirements

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to lead and develop projects in a variety of settings
  • Able to work in a fun environment with parents, children and Museum staff
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to lead and develop projects in a variety of settings
  • Able to work in a fun environment with parents, children and Museum staff
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to lead and develop projects in a variety of settings
  • Able to work in a fun environment with parents, children and Museum staff

Skills

  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours/week
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