Family Engagement Internship

internship - part time, unpaid

Springfield Museums
Springfield, MA
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Posted 70 Days ago
Springfield Museums
Springfield, MA
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 70 Days ago

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 which opened in June of 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.
-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

Summer interns must commit to work 2 days per week, Fall and Spring semester interns must commit to working 1 day per week, plus special 3-4 events.
Requirements
Requirements include a desire to work with children and families and a strong sense of commitment and reliability. Interns should also be able to adapt quickly and work independently within museum galleries. All interns must pass a CORI check.

Skills

event management, museums, history, microsoft word, science, education, art, museum collections, campus, fundraising, youth development, community outreach, volunteer management, volunteer recruiting, community organizing

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