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Program Assistant: Out-of-Museum

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Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Purpose of Volunteer Position: Assist the Program Coordinator and maintain the calendar, relationships and programs that happen outside the walls of PPCM.

Number of hours: 2-10 hours per month

Location: In person & remote

Reports to: Currently, the Executive Director

Works Closely with: The Executive Director, Program Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator and all program volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the In School Field Trips Coordinator, Mobile Museum Coordinator and the Investicrates Coordinator.
  • Oversee that the coordinators above are completing their responsibilities as needed
  • Get to know your Lead and Assistant Educators that will be leading In School field trips or mobile museums.
  • Have experience with Signup Genius and help keep an eye out when more volunteer help is needed
  • Provide assistance to any of the coordinators that may need help, have questions or anything else.
  • Maintain current relationships/partnerships with organizations and businesses in the community
  • Build new relationships/partnerships with organizations and businesses in the community
  • Create and maintain a calendar of community events so that we know all that is happening within the community
  • Sign PPCM up for at least 1 quarterly LARGE community event. In the past there have been things like The What If Festival, Cool Science, the OCC Mad Hatter Event and more.
  • Inquire about other small community events that PPCM can be a part of
  • Be a part of the Programs Committee and be able to meet in person or Zoom 1x a month

Volunteer Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must live in Colorado Springs and be able to come to PPCM
  • Understand and promote PPCM’s mission
  • Be a part of the Programs Committee and be able to meet in person or Zoom 1x a month
  • Be an ambassador for PPCM
  • Help to educate the community about PPCM

Recommended Volunteer Qualifications:


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Experience in the Education, Early Childhood and/or Curriculum fields is a plus
  • Knowledge of Colorado Springs and local events is a plus
  • Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse people
  • Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities
  • A pleasant, outgoing personality
  • Bilingual would be a plus

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About Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Location:

2565 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, US

Mission Statement

PPCM is a community-built, hands-on educational destination that engages ALL children and their grown-ups by sparking creativity through purposeful play.

Description

VISION:

Our vision is to be a trusted, growing educational resource, and a community collaborator who offers opportunities to inspire children to reach their unique potential.

The express objectives of PPCM are to provide:
  • A dynamic hands-on, engaging and fun educational experience focused on the age group 0-10.
  • A place for this demographic to encounter boundless opportunities for discovery and imagination, sparking a passion for life-long learning.
  • A compelling environment to nurture wonder and creativity, encouraging children’s innate desire to explore the world around them.
  • An indispensable resource for children, families, the community at large and elementary-level educators as a mutually beneficial connecting point.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2565 Airport RoadColorado Springs, CO 80910

(38.82471,-104.78233)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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