Museum Educator Intern (PT)
(Both a resume and cover letter are required for consideration)
Living Classrooms Foundation (LCF) is a non-profit organization located in Baltimore, Maryland. Living Classrooms Foundation, founded in 1985, strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as “living classrooms.” Key objectives of all Living Classrooms programs are career development, cooperative learning, elevating self-esteem and fostering multicultural exchange. Our history and future
focus on hands-on experiential education programs that motivate student "learning by doing."
We are seeking a Museum Educator Intern to support both Fort McHenry and Hampton National Historic Site. Work will include supporting the operations of the Interpretation and Visitor Services Division, supporting the Every Kid in a Park Program, and supporting outreach and programming on the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trial which spans 560 miles in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia, on both land and water. This is a temporary position and work will be performed from approximately mid-December through April. Hampton and the Trail are managed by Fort McHenry NM&HS, and most work will be carried out at the Fort in Baltimore City, Maryland.
Hiring and Supervision: Successful candidates for the position of Museum Educator Intern will be hired as members of the Living Classrooms Foundation via Friends of Fort McHenry and under the direction of the Chief of Interpretation, Fort McHenry NM&HS.
Location: Employee will work at Fort McHenry NM&HS in Baltimore, Maryland and Hampton National Historic Site in Towson, Maryland.
Days and Hours: Part-time Position - generally, employee will work two (2) days each week, generally weekends, for a total of 16 paid hours. Exceptions may be made for occasional third day in certain weeks. Normal schedule will be 8:15am until 5:15pm on days determined by Fort McHenry Chief of Interpretation.
Educator Intern will perform interpretive ranger duties throughout the park to which assigned, including providing tours, living history programs, and operating the visitor center. These duties may include:
- Responding to visitor requests
- Providing information
- Protecting resources
- Conducting formal and informal interpretive programming
- Ensuring compliance
- Regulatory and administrative requirements, and other duties as assigned.
This position is intended to support intermediate and journeyman level park rangers in both interpretive programming and collateral duty assignments.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Must have reliable transportation and be able to arrive on time to work full days.
• Must work well as part of a team
BOTH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION