• Museum Camp Instructor

    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
    Job Description
    Museum Camp Instructor
    Reports to:         Manager, Museum Camps
    Department:       Community Engagement & Programs
    FLSA Status:      PT/Non-exempt
    Compensation: $10.00/hour
    Position Overview:
    The Museum Camp Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers throughout the camp day through the use of classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience. 
    • Supervise campers throughout the camp day including lunch time and recess at Union Terminal, on field trips, and at offsite locations. 
    • Lead educational programs and activities for campers, including while on field trips. Oversee camper safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) policies.  Reinforcing campers and volunteers follow safety standards. 
    • Facilitate morning check-in. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc. Keep all campers’ medical conditions in mind during activities. 
    • Assist with daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
    • Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers assisting with the camp day.
    • Attend all museum camp training sessions.
    • Serve as an instructor at both before care and after care as needed.
    Education and Experience:
    • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Experience working with children and/or families.
    • Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
    • Experience with camps preferred
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
    • Comfortability working with multiple age groups.
    • Must have strong leadership and people skills.
    • Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
    • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
    • Must have the ability to work at multiple locations and access to reliable transportation.
    •  Be able to prioritize in stressful situations.
    • Communicate clearly as part of a team.  
    Additional Requirements
    • Work week may be 0 – 40 hours and follows Museum Camps schedules.  The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm.  Weekends are not required.
    • Museum Camp Instructors must have availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps. This is from May 18 2020- August 7 2020
    • Must be able to move about the facility while supervising campers and/or moving program materials.
    • Must presenting programs, assist campers, or organize materials for long periods of time.
    Work area is Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors, and other areas in and around the building. Camps will travel offsite for field trips. Field trips include maneuvering through rough and uneven terrain, possibly in inclement weather. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely off-site at satellite Museum Camps locations, including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy.
    We are an equal opportunity employer
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    Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.