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LEAP Museum Educator at Old Stone House Museum
This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding their services that many communities rely on. LEAP supports their members in their path to educational and career attainment through direct service, on-going trainings, and professional development opportunities offered during the service year. This is a Half Time service position requiring the completion of 900 service hours, about 40 hours/week. Compensation: living allowance of $8,000 (pre-tax) paid bi-weekly during service term. Upon successful completion of term, Education Award of $3,247.50 (pre-tax). Other benefits include training opportunities and professional development. The Museum Educator will be charged with updating the museum’s tour outline for mixed-age tour groups as well as designing and implementing a tour outline for school-age groups. The Museum Educator will give daily tours to a variety of audiences, including mixed, pre-scheduled groups and school groups. The Museum educator will develop a STEAM focused tour option specifically for school groups. The Museum Educator will also hire and supervise two to three “middle school museum professionals”. The overall intent of this portion of the Museum Educator’s service is to help build awareness and exposure; that the field of museum studies and careers to follow is a worthy and feasible pursuit, as is service through the AmeriCorps program! Lastly, the Museum Educator will collaborate with the Collections and Archive team to organize and cultivate thematic collections to be used for educational purposes by our education staff.
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Member Duties : • Update the general tour outline, with highlighted STEAM components • Design and implement the school-age tour outline, with highlighted STEAM components • Facilitate tours for mixed-age groups, school groups, etc. • Assist the museum’s Executive Director and AD of Collections & Interpretation with developing a job description and hiring platform for the 2-3 middle school museum professionals • Conduct interviews with candidates for the middle school positions • Hire, train and oversee the new middle school museum professionals • Give STEAM tours • Assist Collections, Archival and Education teams in organizing and making collections available for educational use in curriculum • Enhance accessibility through the digitization of collections and the creation of item descriptions • Identify collections materials to be used for outreach through a monthly public history column written by the Associate Director of Collections and Interpretation
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

LEAP Museum Educator at Old Stone House Museum

Program Start/End Date
04/01/2023  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  


Accepting Applications
From  02/23/2023  To  04/01/2023 

Contact Hannah Nelson
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 74237