Position Title: Arts & Maker Tinkering Camp Intern
Status: Non-exempt, Short Term: June 10 – August 31 2021, part time at 20 hours per week
Job Classification: Educator/Intern
Hourly Rate: $11.84 per hour
Job Summary: The Arts and Maker Tinkering Camp Intern (AMTCI) is a vital part of DCM’s Tinkering Summer Camp. The AMTCI will facilitate campers’ learning and experimentation during daily and special programming by encouraging and modeling the importance of open-ended and multiple outcome experiences. All facilitation will be in person. Such activities include: helping children design and build their own inventions, teaching safe tool usage, and supporting campers’ creative and artistic expression. The AMTCI will work collaboratively with other staff to ensure a positive learning environment and maintain a safe, educationally sound, hospitable, and challenging environment for the camp (July).
The AMTCI will also help facilitate The Studio and Construction House experiences in the museum, prepare and facilitate activities for Wild Art Event (June) and finally help to plan and implement a series of community pop up chalk events (August).
This position is funded by the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) and must be filled by either a high school student or a student who has just graduated from high school (not yet attended college). The Internship is limited to no more than 20 hours per week. Applicants who have already participated in an IACA position within the same calendar year are not eligible.
Reports to the Arts & Maker Specialist.
Education and Experience:
Skills and Abilities:
The following abilities are required for the position: (a) Comprehend and speak English extensively and clearly with the public; (b) Able to work outdoors, exposed to sunlight/heat (c) Display dexterity necessary to maintain arts and maker materials; (d) Manipulate camp components and facility operating/maintenance equipment; (e) Stand, kneel and move among program materials/set upsfor extended periods of time; (f) Climb up and down stairs or use an elevator daily (g) Bend, kneel, climb and reach; (h) Lift up to 50 pounds; (i) Tolerate noise and dust in the environment and handle disinfectant and cleaning materials.
HOW TO APPLY:
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Please include a cover letter and your resume.
Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DuPage Children’s Museum
301 N. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540
Attn: Human Resources