Play Engineer and Summer Program AmeriCorps Position

Jackson, WY

Organization: Jackson Hole Children’s Museum


-Support planning and teaching summer camps and programs
-Encourage children and their families to explore and play in engaging new ways
-Engage children in exploration and learning through questioning and involvement
-Help maintain exhibits after periods of heavy play
-Monitor and stock exhibits and creativity spaces throughout the day
-Ensure the safe use of Museum spaces by enforcing Museum expectations
-Assist with patron check-in and front-desk management
-Assist with opening and closing procedures
-Assist with Museum operational efforts, including marketing, membership recruitment and tracking and exhibit design, construction and upkeep

Desired qualifications:

-Experience and love of working with children
-Passion for education and play
-A sense of responsibility and playfulness
-Ability to self-task with good time management skills
-Demonstrate a passion for education and working with children
-Demonstrate experience in working independently and with a team
-Must have obtained a high school diploma/equivalency certificate
-Must be 21 years of age with valid driver’s license
-Have current CPR and AED for Adult and Child and First Aid Certification that is valid through end of term

Start and end dates: May 26th – September 29, 2017

Link to more information: See the full description.

How to apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Jean Lewis. Applicants must also undergo an interview and background check.

Application deadline: March 30, 2017