Family Engagement Internship

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Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA
Posted: October 26 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Springfield Museums is a multi-disciplinary campus with buildings focused on art, history, and science. It is also home to the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden, with the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum slated to open in 2017.

We are seeking interns to help run the day-to-day operations of the Art Discovery Center, volunteer at upcoming family programs, and to help in other aspects of the Education department as needed.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

Learning about the collections of Springfield Museums as a whole, with a focus on the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and specifically, the Art Discovery Center.
Learning about Dr. Seuss and preparing special activities to be implemented with the new museum opening.
Welcoming and creating a sense of belonging for a wide diversity of visitors..
Helping to develop, prepare, facilitate, and track hands-on educational activities for families across disciplines.
Working collaboratively with interns and staff

Interns must commit to working one 4-hour shift per week, in addition to special events.

Requirements

Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Interns need to pass a CORI check.

Skills

Required - Working With Children, Reliability, Background Checks
Preferred - Art Education, Studio Art, Education, Art History, History, Literacy, Children's Books, Science, Science Education

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