Duties:-Conducting guided gallery and walking tours; augmenting and maintaining our tour program curriculum.-Facilitating onsite workshops and programs, such as classroom visits or community outreach events.
Qualifications:-B.A. degree related to the position (Museum Education, Education, African /American History,African American Studies, Ethnic Studies. etc.) or equivalent professional experience in an informal learning environment.-Ability to engage with diverse and multi-generational audiences including children and families,-K-12 students with special needs, English Language Learners, and museum visitors with disabilities.-Skill in communicating ideas and information using a variety of approaches and sources such as images, artifacts, technology, storytelling, knowledge of learner/visitor-centered strategies and methods such as object-based learning, visual thinking strategies, and inquiry-based dialogue.-Ability to demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, patience, and empathy when interacting with museum visitors of diverse backgrounds, ages, interests and abilities.-Knowledge of/ or strong interest in community engagement, outreach and advocacy.-Creativity, flexibility and the ability to work collaboratively and independently.-Bilingual a plus.
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-Commit to one year of service at the Museum, a minimum of 8 hours per month.-Attend regular Docent Program meetings. -Represent the Museum at all times in an appropriate and responsible manner.-Be prompt and reliable in reporting for tours, meetings, and training sessions.