Discovery Museum

177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
www.discoverymuseums.org

Date Posted:
August 19, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Explorer Floor Staff

Description:

Make someone’s visit memorable and fun in our newly renovated and expanded Discovery Museum! Explorers engage visitors and school groups with our hands-on exhibits and dynamic programs, both indoors and outdoors, as well as help maintain a friendly, safe, and clean environment. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have excellent communication skills, exceptional customer service skills, the ability to work with young children and adults in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Qualifications:
We are looking for week day availability, 15-26 hours per week. Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for four hours at a time, be willing to spend some time working outside in all weather, and be comfortable stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
How To Apply:
Kindly submit an employment application which can be downloaded from http://www.discoveryacton.org/employment to clonardoroy@discoveryacton.org stating the title of the job in the subject line. No phone calls please. The Discovery Museums are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. The Discovery Museums require all employees and volunteers who work with children to be CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) checked. Please understand that your offer of employment with The Discovery Museums is contingent upon satisfactory results of the check.
Apply by:
September 30, 2019
Salary:
$12.00/hour
About this Organization:

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550-square-foot treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982, the museum was expanded and completely renovated in 2017. Hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, and imagination, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility, and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category. For more information please visit www.discoveryacton.org. Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.