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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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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:

  • 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

    • Creation of spreadsheets used for fundraising initiatives

    • Assist with the processing of external donation requests

    • Other duties as assigned

  • 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

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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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 betty@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.