Duties: -Assists in conducting museum educational programs for school groups
-Provides logistical support for the set up and cleanup of programs including moving tables, chairs, props, etc.
-Wears period correct reproduction attire
-Memorizes scripts or other information for programs
-Does related work as required
-Knowledge of Virginia and United States history subject areas.
-Knowledge of instructional techniques.
-Knowledge of museum programs.
-Skill in speaking.
-Skill in organization of informational material.
-Skill in use of props, reproductions, multi-media materials and equipment.
-Ability to communicate well, especially orally.
-Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions
-Ability to maintain a calm, professional, and courteous demeanor in a variety of situations.
-Ability to be creative and innovative in determining museum program needs.
-Ability to establish effective working relationships with museum staff and other groups or organizations with whom the museum has contact. Hours: Hours vary depending on activity.
- Teaching / Instruction
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- About 2 hours per program
- Must have availability Monday through Friday. Must be willing to wear historically accurate costume