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Assistant Educator

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Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Purpose of Volunteer Position: Assist the Lead Educator with PPCM programming in all different areas.

Number of hours: Depends on the amount of hours you want to work each month

Location: In person & remote

Reports to: Currently, the Executive Director

Works Closely with: The Executive Director, Board President and all program volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities:


  • Check in with our Sign Up Genius to reserve programming dates that you want to volunteer for
  • Lead an assigned program that you sign up for
  • Get training on the different programs so you are comfortable with running them
  • Work with an assistant educator if assigned
  • If plans change, please let us know in as much advanced time that you cannot make a scheduled volunteer shift
  • Help host programs with children and/or adults that is entertaining, fun and educational
  • Know ahead of time what you will be leading so you can be prepared ahead of time
  • If curriculum development is needed and you are interested in helping in this capacity, please let us know
  • 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
  • CPR, First Aid a plus
  • Knowledge of Sign Up Genius a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Calendars a plus
    1. Curriculum writing a plus
  • Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse people
  • Experience working with kids ages 0-10 years old
  • 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

  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training

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