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Providence Children's Museum AmeriCorps Program
 
 
 
Providence Children's Museum is an active place where kids, parents and educators play and learn together. Join MuseumCorps and be part of a team that designs and leads programs for inner-city children in the greater Providence area. Create hands-on "Learning Clubs" for elementary school-aged children in after-school and summer programs, lead activities in Head Start pre-schools, and recruit and mentor volunteers who facilitate play and learning in the Museum's exhibits. Members will be assigned to serve on a service team, facilitate learning in the Museum's hands-on exhibits and programs, and participate in scheduled training sessions at the Museum and through the AmeriCorps program. The AmeriCorps program at the Providence Children’s Museum is made possible through an annual grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. How to apply: [Please note that funding is pending CNCS approval.] Applicants must complete the online AmeriCorps application and process; and complete a personal statement. For more information, and instructions for completing the personal statement, visit http://www.childrenmuseum.org/ameriCorps.asp
 
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Member Duties : The Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) “MuseumCorps” will deliver high-quality math learning experiences for children in out-of-school time, summer and preschool programs in Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island. Members will be primarily responsible for operating math-focused Learning Clubs for children grades 2-4. Members will also provide creative problem-solving sessions with children ages 3-5 enrolled in Children’s Friend – Head Start, to promote early math skills, serve as recruiters for PCM’s volunteer roster, and take part in PCM Free Family Nights and Play in the Park initiatives, providing no-cost inclusive experiences for children and their caregivers. Members have a strong commitment to hands-on learning and experience and/or training in child development. Applicants who are conversational in Spanish, Portuguese, ASL or a Southeast Asian language are encouraged to apply. Must be able to go up and down stairs and perform frequent lifting up to 25 pounds.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Providence Children's Museum AmeriCorps Program

Program Start/End Date
09/19/2017  -   08/24/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations RHODE ISLAND  

Accepting Applications
From  03/06/2017  To  10/01/2017 

Contact Nicole Rawlinson
Providence Children's Museum
Providence   RI   02903
4012735437x144
americorps@childrenmuseum.org
www.childrenmuseum.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 71585


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