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Our Education Assistants help develop educational materials and activities based on objects from the Bangor Historical Society’s collection to enrich the social studies curriculums of local students.
Design lesson plans and educational materials connected to Maine Learning Results and local standards
Develop and adapt materials for students of different grade levels
Assistants are asked to attend an orientation course at the BHS. Courses are regularly scheduled will last approximately an hour. All volunteers are encouraged to attend at least one walking tour to learn more about Bangor history.
Assistants will be supplied with information regarding the Hill House and its history and are encouraged to ask staff for help at any time.
Education assistants will receive training on effective research techniques and the creation of educational frameworks.
Education Assistants are asked to be available for at least one 3 hour shift a week
Weekdays 10am-4pm to work onsite; flexible schedule for online work
Location: Thomas A. Hill House; offsite virtual work
Qualifications and Skills:
General knowledge of history and teaching experience is beneficial
Basic computer skills
Excellent communication skills
Successful completion of a criminal background check
Opportunity to learn about a wide variety of historical topics
Access to the museum’s resources and collection as well as learning materials
Gain professional experience
Free admission to Thomas A. Hill House museum
15% discount on gift store purchases
After 100 hours of service, a free one-year membership to Bangor Historical Society
Can be adapted to meet academic requirements for school credit