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Under the supervision of the Deputy Director and Sánchez Adobe Site Manager, the Program Interpreter helps lead educational, hands-on programs at the Sánchez Adobe Historic Site for fourth grade students and their chaperones during the school year. Programs are offered Monday-Friday. Hours on program days are 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. This position is on an as-needed basis during the school year (note, COVID protocols have led to changes in normal scheduling). In general, the Program Interpreter will work 18-23 hours per week during the school year.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Under the supervision of the Sánchez Adobe Site Manager, set-up and assist in presenting interactive programs and to fourth grade students at the Sánchez Adobe in Pacifica, CA.

·        Set-up for the hands-on activities, including preparing the mud pit used by the students in making mud bricks.

·        Provide instruction and minor supervision of chaperones running hands-on activities during the tours and programs.

·        Clean up after programs.

Perform other duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

·        High School Diploma, some college preferred, and two years working experience, preferably with children. 

·        Public speaking, teaching or museum experience preferred. 

·        General knowledge of and/or interest in history of California and San Mateo County. 


Traits, Skills and Abilities:

·        Reliable and dependable. 

·        Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work enthusiastically and effectively with visitors, staff, volunteers and program participants (including adults and children). 

·        Ability to be flexible while working in a busy, active public work environment. 

·        Ability to provide an atmosphere that reinforces a positive environment for students.

·        Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural community. Fluency in Spanish language is desirable.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

·        Requires a lot of time standing and walking and some bending.

·        Include moving light furniture and program props. Will require lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Status: Part-time, On-call

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director and Sánchez Adobe Site Manager, the Program Interpreter helps lead educational, hands-on programs at the Sánchez Adobe Historic Site for fourth grade students and their chaperones during the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 27, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

$18-$20 per hour

Location

On-site
1000 Linda Mar Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044, USA

How to Apply

E-mail a resume and cover letter to jobs@historysmc.org

E-mail a resume and cover letter to jobs@historysmc.org

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