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Love children? Have a fun and caring personality? Want to help kids everyday and work in an exciting environment? Then join the Miami Children’s Museum team!

We are always looking for talented, motivated, member-focused people to fill positions as educators; birthday party leaders; camp counselors; gift shop and front desk associates; building maintenance staff; administrators and receptionists; and more.

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Studio Artist

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Studio Artist plans, organizes and leads art activities for children ages 0-8 and their families who visit the Museum daily, as part of field trips and at special events. Activities/projects should introduce children to a variety of mediums and materials.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develop and lead daily art activities in the Art Studio.

  2. Train Museum educators in the delivery of these activities.

  3. Prepare and maintain the Art Studio, Art Gallery, and supplies.

  4. Ability to work within a theme to create activities that can be incorporated into the Museum’s monthly programs, outreaches and special events.

  5. Facilitate art based learning for guests through different art forms and mediums.

  6. Deliver art workshops as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to create art based activities with and for children.

  • Experience with art education programs for children.

  • Strong team player with a proactive attitude.

  • Strong knowledge and ability in art.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in art related field is preferred..

Send Resume to hr@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Development Internship

Position Summary:

The Miami Children’s Museum is looking for a responsible and self-motivated individual to assist in the development department with database management and fundraising initiatives.

This is a non-paid internship position.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and the execution of the 2014 Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash and 2015 Be a Kid Again Gala:

    • Follow-up phone calls to confirm donations, attendance and guest lists

    • Help collect and catalog donations

    • Help distribute promotional material

    • Assist with data entry for Auction Database & Website

    • Volunteer to help with the auction on the day of the event

    • Assist with the thank you letters and distribution of prizes post event
  • Experience working with databases: data entry and database management

  • Knowledgeable about administrative tasks ex. filing, mailings and phone work

  • Able to work well with others. This position will be working directly with Development staff members on fundraising initiatives, special events and Museum memberships. Tasks may include but are not limited to:

    • Assisting in administrative tasks and data entry

    • Soliciting in-kind donors for silent and live auction items as well as preparing donation acknowledgment letters

    • Creating of spreadsheets used for fundraising initiatives

    • Assist with the processing of external donation requests

  • Able to speak and understand English. Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) applicants preferred, but not required

  • The ideal candidate would be available 15 hours a week, be computer literate, have strong written and verbal skills, experience working in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be flexible and possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented

  • Be able to juggle multiple tasks

  • Responsible for other duties as assigned

Schedule:

The Miami Children's Museum is looking for energetic interns who can work a flexible schedule (approximately 15-20 hours a week), who enjoy the educational industry and who are able to work at least a summer or a semester's length of time. The internship may be extended.

How to Apply:

We are willing to work with any level college student. The student must be a US citizen or posses a (F1) student visa. International students must first do the necessary arrangements with the college or university in order to get their I-20 set up. The internship is not paid, however there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience.

There is no deadline to submit your internship application. If you are interested in an internship with the Miami Children's Museum, please contact Myrna Llaguno at volunteer@miamichildrensmuseum.org or Fax resume to 305-373-5431. No phone calls please.

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Afterschool Instructor Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Instructor Assistant collaborates with instructor to supervise one group of afterschool/summer students. Assistants provide one-on-one and small group assistance to students and help prepare program supplies for activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Projects will include but not be limited to:

  • Assit group leader (instructor) by preparing and distributing materials, working with students during projects and maintaining a neat learning space.

  • Read activity plan to review list of supplies and classroom setup, setting up classroom for activities.

  • Assist students with projects and homework by working with them individually and in groups.

  • Assist group leader with program documentation, including attendance.

  • In instructor's absence, supervise students during activities, aroundd the program site and during bus rides.

  • At conclusion of activities, neaten learning space by putting away all materials, wiping tables, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school degree (high school students will be considered for position if they have substantial experience working with children.

  • At least six month's experience working with children.

  • Sound verbal and writing skills, stron organizational skills.

Send Resume to hr@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Tour Guide

Internship Description:

The Miami Children’s Museum is looking for a responsible and self-motivated individual to assist in the museum experiences department. Tour Guides lead class groups (grades PreK- 5th) through the museum exhibits and facilitate learning for students through questions, exploration and play.  Tour guides present exhibit information to groups of students as well as facilitate story times and art based projects. Tour Guide interns must be willing complete 10 weeks with the organization.

  We’re Looking for People Who Are:

  • Tour Guide interns must be energetic and experienced working with children.

  • Interest in informal learning and museum, and art education.

  • interns must be willing to perform some minor cleaning duties (sanitizing toys and activity supplies as needed). 

  • Knowledgeable in computer programs: Excel and Word. Preferred, not mandatory.

  • Able to speak and understand English. Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) applicants preferred, but not required.

  • Comfort in working with adults and children of all ages, race, abilities and background required.

Schedule:

The Miami Children's Museum is looking for energetic interns who can work a flexible schedule (approximately 15 hours a week), who enjoy the educational industry and who are able to work at least a summer or a semester's length of time. The opportunity may be extended.

How to Apply:

We are willing to work with any level college student. The student must be a US citizen or posses a (F1) student visa. International students must first do the necessary arrangements with the college or university in order to get their I-20 set up.  The internship is not paid, however there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience. There is no deadline to submit your internship application. If you are interested in an internship with the Miami Children's Museum, please contact Myrna T. Llaguno at Myrna@miamichildrensmuseum.org or Fax resume to 305-373-5431. No phone calls please.

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Kindermusik Instructor

Certified Kindermusik instructor preferably with at least two years experience implementing the program. Curriculum experience required.

Send Resume to arodriguez@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Certified Teacher (Liberty City Site)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The After School Instructor has day-to-day responsibility for a group of students, including behavior management, recording attendance, implementing lesson plans, and completing assessment documentation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead theme-based activities while following program curriculum and schedule.  Encourage students to participate in self-directed activities and provide homework assistance.  

  • Use positive classroom management techniques to manage group behavior.  Create an engaging classroom setting and maintain a safe environment for children at all times.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and Certified to teach.

  • Strong organization skills.  Previous experience with children preferable.

Send resume to sjacobs@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Museum Educator (Part Time)

Position Summary:

Outgoing, energetic individual needed to work with children and ensure a fun, positive and educational visitor experience. Educators implement all public programs of the Museum, such as conducting guided tours, drop-in public programs and community and academic outreaches.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct guided tours throughout the Museum exhibits for group tours, camps, and offsite outreach programs when needed.

  • Maintain the highest standards of friendly, helpful customer service at all times.

  • Lead daily drop-in activities with a high energy level, engaging guests to participate and have fun.

  • Attend mandatory monthly meetings and trainings when scheduled.

  • Maintain exhibit floor upkeep and positive visitor interaction.

  • Facilitate learning for guests through questions, exploration and play.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong team player with a proactive attitude.

  • Experience in working with children.

  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.

  • Strong general knowledge of sciences, art, music, culture and history.

  • Ability to lead arts and crafts activities to children.

  • Exercise active listening skills and positive body language through smiling, sustaining eye contact and keeping good posture.

Send cover letter and résumé to Anais Rodriguez at arodriguez@miamichildrensmuseum.org.

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MCM Player auditions:

MCM Players is an in-house performance group creating original shows for the museum spaces and auditorium. The ideal candidate will have experience in children's theater and be able to do solo performances and workshops as needed. Shows are primarily on weekends and during holidays but weekday rehearsals will be required. Please prepare a monologue and be ready to improvise. Musical ability is a plus.

Send Resume to peter@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Birthday Party Hosts

The Birthday party host is responsible for delivering a First class birthday party experience to our guests. Hosts decorate the birthday room, greet the parents, lead a craft activity, conduct a tour of the museum, and cut the cake. Ideal applicants will have exceptional customer service, ability to have fun with small children and a sunny disposition. Bilingual not necessary but appreciated. Hours are primarily on the Weekend from 9am-6pm.

Send resume and cover letter to Anais Rodriguez at arodriguez@miamichildrensmuseum.org.