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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Providence Children's Museum100 South StreetProvidence, RI 02903

About

Responsibilities:

The Play Guide is primarily responsible for facilitating play and positive learning experiences in the Museum’s exhibits and programs by:

  • Interacting with children and their caregivers to encourage play and exploration

  • Responding appropriately to a variety of visitor learning styles

  • Using exhibit content in an effective manner to stimulate individual learning

  • Keeping exhibits functioning and welcoming throughout the day

  • Speaking knowledgeably about the Museum and its programs and functions

  • Enforcing Museum rules

  • Assisting Experience Coordinators as needed with greeting groups, setting up and leading programs, and other tasks as assigned

    Skills needed:

  • Experience working with children

  • Interest in the ways children learn through play

  • Comfortable interacting with children and adults

  • Outgoing, friendly, patient, resourceful and reliable

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Spanish-­‐speaking desired

    Benefits of joining the team:

  • Experience working with children and informal education

  • Techniques for engaging visitors of all ages

  • Knowledge about the Museum and its programs and functions

  • Discount in the Museum gift shop

  • Opportunities to interact with Museum staff

  • Invitation to regular staff and volunteer events

    Commitment Required: At least three hours per week for at least three to four months; Museum hours are Monday-­‐Sunday; shifts are 8:30 AM-­‐12 PM, 12-­‐3 PM, or 3-­‐6 PM, as well as some Friday evenings.

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Child Care

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • at least 3 months
  • Skills needed:          Experience working with children<
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