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CoCreate: Build! Makerspace Volunteer (AmeriCorps)

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History Colorado

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**Start date May 2021 through summer of 2021: 300 total hours**

Join our Education team as an AmeriCorps member at the History Colorado Center! Volunteers will work with our education staff at the History Colorado to provide direct support by supporting educational programs for school-age children, assisting in museum operations, and in the planning and implementation of programs, specifically our new CoCreate: Build! Makerspace. The volunteer will encourage, facilitate, and organize activities for visitors within the makerspace.

The AmeriCorps members will be able to develop an understanding of guest services and program development within a museum setting while gaining a fundamental understanding of museum operations. Members must be enthusiastic, hardworking, with excellent organizational and communication skills, have either formal or informal experience working with school aged children ages 5 to 16, and have a desire to learn about education in a museum setting.

At its heart, History Colorado fosters cultural understanding, preserves and protects the physical, cultural, and emotional places that are important to our communities, and encourages appreciation of what makes Colorado Colorado. AmeriCorps members will help with making that work possible.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits include:

  • Education award of $1,300 upon successful completion of the program
  • Hands-on experience in the field of K-12 education, higher education, civic learning and engagement, community development, and youth development

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About History Colorado

Location:

1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, US

Mission Statement

History Colorado creates a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past.

Description

At History Colorado, we believe in making Colorado’s history accessible and in creating opportunities that connect people to Colorado and our past to cultivate an informed future. We are Colorado!

Established in 1879, History Colorado is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and an agency of the State of Colorado under the Department of Higher Education. We are the trusted leader in helping people understand what it means to be a Coloradan-by sharing powerful stories, honoring our state’s treasured memories, and creating vibrant communities.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1200 BroadwayDenver, CO 80203

(39.73552,-104.98687)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17
  • 300 hour AmeriCorps Members

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