2022-2023 Core Susquehanna Americorp Position: Activities Coordinator

Lewisburg Children's Museum
Job Description

The Activities Coordinator will play a key role in the development, planning, and execution of ongoing weekend activities, summer camps, and other hands-on, activities in our programming room and exhibit space for children 0-12 years old. The Activities Coordinator will enforce museum guidelines and safety procedures at all times ensuring that the museum stays safe and accessible for all guests. Due to the nature of the programming schedule, weekend availability is required.

Candidates for this position must be eligible as a CORE AmeriCorp member from 8/30/2022-8/5/2023. Members may not participate in any activities included in the Prohibited Activities as listed in the Partner Site and Member Agreements, and members must have all clearances before serving Vulnerable Populations.

Send resume and cover letter to kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org.

The Activities Coordinator's tasks will include:

  1. Plan/coordinate summer camps at the LCM: working directly with the Director of Education to oversee the daily operations of camp, managing behind-the-scenes tasks of camp operations, coordinating communication between guests and the museum, helping to secure summer camps scholarships through sponsorships, and potentially leading camp activities where applicable.

  2. As directed by Director of Education: assist with Creation Station, pop-up programs and/or sensory activities, Toddler Time and ex-STREAM programs, and/or other weekend programs; lead public programs and activities for children and adults; organize and prepare materials needed for programming activities; analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of activities and programs, and document attendance.

  3. Daily Operations: Register trained and able to answer basic operational guest and employee questions; monitor the floor (resetting exhibits, interacting with customers); opening/closing procedures including register startup/closing and locking/unlocking museum.

In order to comply with federal regulations, AmeriCorps members assigned to this site are prohibited from:

  1. Attempting to influence legislation;

  2. Organizing or engaging in protests, petitions, boycotts, or strikes;

  3. Assisting, promoting, or deterring union organizing;

  4. Impairing existing contracts for services or collective bargaining agreements;

  5. Engaging in partisan political activities, or other activities designed to influence the outcome of an election to any public office;

  6. Participating in, or endorsing, events or activities that are likely to include advocacy for or against political parties, political platforms, political candidates, proposed legislation, or elected officials;

  7. Engaging in religious instruction, conducting worship services, providing instruction as part of a program that includes mandatory religious instruction or worship, constructing or operating facilities devoted to religious instruction or worship, maintaining facilities primarily or inherently devoted to religious instruction or worship, or engaging in any form of religious proselytizing.

  8. Providing a direct benefit to a business organized for profit, a labor union, a partisan political organization; a nonprofit organization that fails to comply with the restrictions contained in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 except that nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent participants from engaging in advocacy activities undertaken at their own initiative, and an organization engaged in the religious activities, unless Corporation assistance is not used to support those religious activities.

  1. Conducting a voter registration drive or using Corporation funds to conduct a voter registration drive;

  2. Providing abortion services or referrals for receipt of such services; and

  3. Such other activities as the Corporation may prohibit.

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