The Children's Museum of Denver

The Children's Museum of Denver

Event Assistant

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Accessibilty Playologist

Volunteer Position:    Accessibility Playologist

Reports To/Supervised by:             Museum Educator

The Accessibility Playologist volunteer is responsible for facilitating activities, engaging with guests, keeping exhibit spaces organized and inviting during Accessibility events. Playologist volunteers gain hands-on experience helping children and families with disabilities engage in meaningful play-based learning. Volunteers have the opportunity to collaborate with education staff to enhance programming designed for Access and Inclusion in the museum.

Volunteer Responsibilities for Enhanced Education Programming & Exhibit Facilitation:

  • Play and engage with children and their grownups with disabilities.

  • Manage exhibit materials and supplies and restock as necessary

  • Provide enthusiastic customer service to Museum guests, specifically guests attending accessibility events.

  • Share educational and general Museum information with Museum guests

  • Communicate with the Education and Exhibits staff about exhibit needs

 

Position Requirements: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be on time for all scheduled shifts; and notify supervisor if unable to attend a shift

  • Represent the Children’s Museum of Denver in a professional manner

  • Familiarity with the Museum building, operations, and staff
  • Have strong customer service and interpersonal skills and must treat every member and guest with respect and courtesy

  • Communicate effectively in noisy, crowded situations

  • Capable of working individually and /or part of a team

  • Enjoy working with children and guests of all ages and abilities

  • Self-Motivated

  • Love to play and have fun!

 

Physical Working Conditions and Effort

  • Must be able to move/sit/stand for 4 hours at a time

  • Must be flexible to work both indoors and outdoors during shift

 

Training

  • Must be familiar with Museum Policies and Procedures

  • Attend a Staff Accessibility Training

     

Shifts

  • One Saturday Morning (bimonthly) 7:30am-10:30 am

5/3/2014 5/3/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bunny Trail Eggventure

Volunteers on event day, April 19th assist with egg-dying, craft projects, valet stroller parking and much more!

4/19/2014 4/19/2014 3Scheduled  2No shifts available  
G.R.O.W. Family Night

Assist staff  and Museum guests for our G.R.O.W. Family night by serving pizza and refreshments, craft facilitation, greeters and membership assistant.

4/22/2014 4/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Target Tuesday

Volunteers interact with Museum members and guests (kids & adults) and encourage play in our various Museum Playscapes.

5/6/2014 5/6/2014 3Scheduled  2No shifts available  

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