Adult Volunteer, Rangos Giant Cinema

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Carnegie Science Center

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Position Title: Adult Volunteer, Rangos Giant Cinema

Supervisor: Becky Laufenberg, Rangos Theater Manager/Daily Point Person as assigned

Goal or Purpose of the Position:

  • Be a part of visitors’ experience at the largest screen in Pittsburgh! Carnegie Science Center delights, educates, and inspires through interactive experiences in science and technology. The Rangos Giant Cinema will stay true to this vision by demonstrating technological and scientific advances in audio and visual experiences that are unparalleled in our region. Rangos volunteers will assist team members to ensure that every visitor coming into the theater and the lobby feels welcomed and enjoys a truly unique movie viewing experience. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to gain customer service skills and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors in a friendly manner
  • Gain familiarity with concession stand products and movie content
  • Answer basic questions about Carnegie Science Center and the Rangos Giant Cinema, including showtimes and movie content
  • Keep the concession lobby free of trash and popcorn and assist in cleaning the theater after showtimes
  • Learn the glasses cleaning room procedures to assist in washing 3D glasses for each show
  • Help take tickets, hand out 3D glasses, assist those who may have accessible needs
  • Assist with concession stand opening and closing procedures as needed

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum 4-hour per week+ mandatory orientation. Shifts are available 7 days a week from 10-2 and 1-5. Volunteers are required to commit to one 4-hour shift/week at the same time on the same day. Exceptions can be made with prior Supervisor consent.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Must be comfortable speaking to visitors at any time, occasionally without prompting
  • Must be comfortable working with both large and small visitor numbers
  • Best fit for applicants interested in Science, Informal Education, Customer Service, Science Communication and or working with children/families

Desired:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Willingness to go beyond comfort zone
  • Interest and desire to improve customer service, public speaking and other workplace skills

Work Location:

  • Carnegie Science Center

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Free parking during scheduled volunteer shifts
  • Museum Discounts

Clearances

  • Upon acceptance into the program, all volunteers are required to provide and pay for background checks and clearances. Act 33 and 34 Clearances are free for volunteers.
  • Volunteers who have lived in Pennsylvania for at least 10 years must have their Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33) and Criminal Record Check Clearance (Act 34).
  • Volunteers who have lived in Pennsylvania for less than 10 years must have their Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33) and Criminal Record Check Clearance (Act 34) plus an FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114).

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About Carnegie Science Center

Location:

One Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, US

Mission Statement

About Carnegie Science Center

Recipient of the 2003 National Award for Museum Service, Carnegie Science Center inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. In addition to providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh's diverse community. The Science Center is located on Pittsburgh's North Shore along the banks of the Ohio River and is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Mission

Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to inspiring learning and curiosity by connecting science and technology with everyday life. The Science Center provides experiences that are entertaining, interactive, first hand, accessible, relevant and understandable. The Science Center strives to identify and meet the needs of the community in its full diversity.

Vision

Carnegie Science Center will

  • Optimize a high-volume, highly-personalized approach to its impact on visitors, ensuring that each individual touched is encouraged to seize the greatness and potential within themselves, directly affecting career aspirations, personal development and achievement.
  • Invent the next-generation science center, establishing CSC as a dynamic destination of choice for core and expanding audiences, resolving space constraints, and establishing the broadest possible mix of experiences across the science and technology spectrum.
  • Differentiate itself by capitalizing on community partnerships and local/regional science and technology advancements, both inside and outside the confines of CSC's physical facility.
Values
  • Carnegie Science Center will respect and address the interests, concerns and needs of the people of the region and all staff.
  • The internal environment will enable staff and volunteers to be creative, develop personally, and gain the satisfaction of personal accomplishments.
  • All visitors will feel welcome, empowered and respected. The Center will be customer oriented in all its activities.
  • An evaluative process will be integrated into all actions to ensure effectiveness in relation to people's (staff and audience) needs, interests and potential.
  • Visitors will perceive good value, total quality and outstanding customer service.

Description

The Carnegie Science Center is a place where discoveries are made every day from the why of natural phenomena to the how of new technologies.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Carnegie Science CenterOne Allegheny AvePittsburgh, PA 15212

(40.4828,-80.03673)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4-hour per week+ mandatory orientation. Shifts are available 7 days a week from 10-2 and 1-5. Volunteers are required to commit to one 4-hour shift/week at the same time on the same day. Exceptions can be made with prior Supervisor consent.

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