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

9/6/2014 9/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Hop, Skip & A Jump Start (Sunday)

Volunteers assist with 5k race, Children's races, exposition tent and registration.

9/21/2014 9/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Say Cheese

Assist professional photographers during our Say Cheese Event.

Photo assistants will:

  1. Assist with holding and moving props or equipment.
  2. Help with other tasks designated by their assigned photographer.
9/27/2014 9/27/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Target Tuesday

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

9/2/2014 12/2/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Decorating (Thursday)

Volunteers assist Museum Staff with decorations and craft preparation.

10/23/2014 10/23/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Event Day (Friday)

Volunteers operate candy houses, help with spooky art projects, assist at the admissions table/gates, and valet stroller parking.

10/24/2014 10/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Event Day (Saturday)

Volunteers operate candy houses, help with spooky art projects, assist at the admissions table/gates, and valet stroller parking.

10/25/2014 10/25/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Event Day (Sunday)

Volunteers operate candy houses, help with spooky art projects, assist at the admissions table/gates, and valet stroller parking.

10/26/2014 10/26/2014 3Scheduled  1Some shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Goody Bag Stuffing (Tues)

Assist staff to stuff goody bags for Trick or Treat Guests.

10/21/2014 10/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Trick or Treat Street Goody Bag Stuffing (Wed)

Assist staff to stuff goody bags for Trick or Treat Guests.

10/22/2014 10/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Outreach Assistant

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Rocky Mountain PBS Kids Fest

We’re looking for outgoing, enthusiastic volunteers with lots of energy and a love for children. This job is perfect for you if you love to meet new people and make conversation.  Join us to assist visitors with our Kinetics we will set up in our booth.

This event takes place at Rocky Mountain PBS located at 1089 Bannock Street, Denver.  Parking will be street parking only at meters.

9/6/2014 9/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
STEMosphere @ Denver University- Magness Center

We’re looking for outgoing, enthusiastic volunteers with lots of energy and a love for children. This job is perfect for you if you love to meet new people and make conversation.  Join us to assist visitors with our Kinetics and DIY exhibits we will set up in out booth.

9/27/2014 9/27/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

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