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Makerspace Volunteer

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Position Purpose

Support and engage creative art making, tinkering, and engineering in the Makerspace.

In the Makerspace, visitors make different art and engineering projects. We offer a variety of projects including woodworking and puppet making. Visitors design, test, and share their experiences. Makerspace volunteers guide visitors in creation and teach tool safety. Volunteers work with Makerspace staff.

 

Position Summary

●      Greet visitors in the Makerspace

●      Support and guide visitors as needed with assistance from Museum & Theatre staff

●      Monitor visitor safety

●      Teach tool and art exploration as comfort and training allow

●      Learn language to support exploration and curiosity

●      Assist with setup and cleanup

●      Prep materials and supplies

 

Position Requirements

●      Minimum age requirement 16

●      Follow Museum & Theatre COVID safety guidelines

●      Engage respectfully with people of all ages and abilities in a fast paced environment

●      Passion for creativity

●      Passion for working with children

●      Strong communication skills

●      The ability to observe and take initiative to support exploration and curiosity

●      Background check required

 

Time Commitment

 ●      Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday between 9-11 or 1-3

●      Regular scheduled hours: minimum 1.5 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months

●      Training and onboarding: 4 hours

 

Working Conditions

●      Masks must be worn at all times fully over the nose and mouth

●      Comfortable working in noisy environments (ear protection will be provided if needed)

●      Seating may be available next to visitors, but not always guaranteed

 

Benefits

●      Receive 2 person membership after 25 hours of service volunteers

●      Receive 4 museum and 4 theatre tickets annually

●      Ongoing training opportunities

●      Free Parking

 

The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is an equal opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity amongst our team and leadership, and we strongly encourage people of all traditionally marginalized identities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

 

We are committed to making our facilities and programs accessible and safe for all members of our community, staff, and volunteers. We are actively working to increase accessibility and usability of our website, building, and educational activities. Supervisors work collaboratively with employees to make accommodations and modifications to accommodate the employee’s needs, including physical changes, assistive technologies, accessible communications, and policy enhancements. In doing so, we adhere to the available standards and guidelines and, in many cases, go beyond the guidelines to uphold our philosophy that our staff should have a safe and welcoming work environment where they can learn and grow. For a full description of our facility’s accessibility, please visit: www.kitetails.org/accessibility

 

If interested, please fill out the volunteer application on our website: https://www.kitetails.org/work-with-us#volunteer-opportunities.

 Please email all applications or questions to volunteer@kitetails.org

Position Purpose

Support and engage creative art making, tinkering, and engineering in the Makerspace.

In the Makerspace, visitors make different art and engineering projects. We offer a variety of projects including woodworking and…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Agendar
    Fins de semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por semana
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente
  • Acesso a Cadeirante

Localização

Presencial

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

250 Thompsons Point Rd, Portland, ME 04102, USA

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