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Summer Camp Program Assistant

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History Colorado

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This is a direct service AmeriCorps member role for the Ute Indian Museum (UIM) in Montrose, Colorado. As a K2H Civic Futures Coach, this 300-hour position has the opportunity to receive an education award of ~$1,300 upon successful completion of the program.

The Summer Camp Program Assistant supports the Museum’s mission by facilitating special learning experiences for campers that foster and embrace experiential learning as a way of knowing and exploring the world.

The Ute Indian Museum offers one-week, 3-day, hands-on camps for children age 6 through 12 that run June 7 - June 30 & July 19 - August 11, 2021.

This position is seasonal, 300 hour, part-time, between 18-30 hours per week with required Monday-Wednesday availability. The Summer Camp Program Assistant must be available for at least 13 weeks between May 24 and August 13 and training days.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead hands-on informal programs for all camp groups
  • Work closely with Education Director, Camp Facilitator, and full-time Museum staff to prepare and present programs
  • Maintain safety and well-being for up to 10 campers at a time
  • Maintain COVID regulations and safety protocol
  • General materials management
    • Design and scheduling of individual camp programs
    • Set up activities and clean up spaces before and after camp day
    • Monitor program supplies and request replenishments when needed
  • Facilitate afternoon or morning curbside pickup
  • Additional duties as assigned

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience teaching in a formal or informal education setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure with a positive attitude and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with and engage campers aged K-6th
  • Must be able to be on their feet for up to 6 hours at a time, walk distances of up to one mile over varying terrains, be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to work outside in heat; camps occur in an outdoor classroom and many camps spend time outdoors.

Kids Camps Required Dates and Times

Monday to Wednesday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

June 7-9 th, 14-16 th, 21-23 rd, 28-30 th

July 19-21 st, 26-28 th

August 2-4 th, 9-11 th

300 hour part time seasonal positons receive a $1300 education award upon successful completion of the program.

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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.

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WHEN

Mon May 24, 2021 - Fri Aug 13, 2021

WHERE

Ute Indian Museum17253 Chipeta RdMontrose, CO 81403

(38.43481,-107.86781)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • This position is seasonal, 300 hour, part-time, between 18-30 hours per week with required Monday-Wednesday availability. The Summer Camp Program Assistant must be available for at least 13 weeks between May 24 and August 13 and training days.

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