deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

51 Sandy Pond Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
www.decordova.org
info@decordova.org

Date Posted:
November 01, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Family and Youth Programs Intern

Description:
DeCordova's Learning and Engagement Department seeks enthusiastic, imaginative, and highly motivated candidates pursuing art, museum, environmental and/or education degrees or careers to develop and facilitate family and youth programming inspired by the art in the 30-acre Sculpture Park and the changing Museum exhibitions.
Responsibilities vary according to the season, but may include: developing and facilitating programs for families, such as drop-in material-based programs, play-based programs for early learners, and school vacation week workshops; researching, designing, and maintaining Family Activity Kits; preparing and working for the hive summer camp; collaborating with educational and community partners; and carrying out a wide variety of day-to-day operations.
Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills. 
  • Experience working with children and families is preferred. 
  • 16 hours per week minimum commitment, including some weekend days required to accommodate family programs.
How To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Brockway, Manager of Family and Youth Programs at sbrockway@decordova.org.
Apply by:
December 02, 2018
Salary:
Interns are unpaid but receive deCordova Membership discounts and benefits.
About this Organization:

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a vibrant and engaging institution located in the Boston, Massachusetts suburb of Lincoln. Its mission is to connect audiences to contemporary art, with an emphasis on sculpture, through exhibitions, learning opportunities, the collection and its unique park setting. Founded in 1950 on the 30-acre former estate of Julian deCordova (1851-1945), deCordova has grown from a local collection to a dynamic contemporary art institution that attracts over 80,000 visitors each year and is recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative programming. To learn more about deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, please visit our website at www.decordova.org.