Internships & Jobs

Current Job Openings

The Greensboro Children's Museum is actively seeking interns to work at the Museum!

We have unique intern experiences that offer flexible scheduling and hands-on interactive work. Students will be supervised by caring and supportive staff. The internships are unpaid. College Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are welcome to apply.

If you are interested or have students who may be interested in Museum operations, education or marketing internships positions, contact Theresa Spencer at 336-574-2898 x308 or members@gcmuseum.com.

 

POSTED POSITIONS

BIRTHDAY PARTY COORDINATOR AND ADMIN ASSISTANT

Position Description
Facilitate birthday party sales at the Greensboro Children’s Museum.  Provide administrative support for multiple teams; enter donations and assist with donor recognition activities; register memberships, program participants, and summer campers, if needed; work the admissions desk daily as assigned; and assist with Museum Gift Shop.

Reports to:          Visitor Services Director
Position Status:   Non-exempt

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Birthday Party Sales: Facilitate birthday party sales on the phone and in the Museum, schedule birthday parties and keep accurate calendar, blocking out times and events for the Museum, and communicate with weekend birthday party staff.
  • Support Development: Enter all donations into Versai, assist Development Director with thank you letters and gift recognition activities, and work closely with the Development Director in Development related activities
  • Support Finance: Close out the cash drawer each day and report income by departments in detail to bookkeeper for entry into QuickBooks and follow cashier procedures set up by CFO
  • Support Membership, Field Trip and Program Sales: Check in Field Trips and accept payment when needed, coordinate all Membership scholarships, work closely with the Visitor Services Director in all membership related activities
  • Gift Shop:  Work closely with Visitor Services Director in all Gift Shop related activities, including (but not limited to):  inventory, ordering, product .
  • Provide Excellent Customer Service: Maintain knowledge of and follow museum, policies, activities, and procedures; work the admissions desk each day as assigned; substitute for front desk staff when needed; take a leadership role at the admissions desk, educating afternoon and weekend staff about any changes and upcoming events; work closely with the field trip staff to ensure smooth front desk operations for field trips; work closely with the Operations team in all Museum related activities.

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POSTED INTERNSHIPS

Education Internships for 2016-2017

There is one position available for each semester:
First Session: September - November
Second Session: March - May
Interns are responsible for the following:
 Assisting with museum field trips and programs for children of all ages
 Independently leading lessons for groups of up to 12 children
 Aiding museum educators with program development and/or special projects
 Planning and executing crafts, games, and other activities with guests
 Must be available to work from 8:30am to 12:30pm on at least two days per week. Additional hours on afternoons and weekends are also available.
Minimum hours per week: 8
Maximum number of hours per week: 20

 

Education Internships for 2016-2017

There is one position available for each semester:
First Session: September - November
Second Session: March - May
Interns are responsible for the following:
 Assisting with museum field trips and programs for children of all ages
 Independently leading lessons for groups of up to 12 children
 Aiding museum educators with program development and/or special projects
 Planning and executing crafts, games, and other activities with guests
 Must be available to work from 8:30am to 12:30pm on at least two days per week. Additional hours on afternoons and weekends are also available.
Minimum hours per week: 8
Maximum number of hours per week: 20

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The Edible Schoolyard Garden Internship 2016

Part of the Greensboro Children’s Museum, The Edible Schoolyard Greensboro empowers children and families to cultivate healthy communities through food education. Interns will spend a semester immersed in this unique atmosphere assisting garden staff to maintain and expand the space, interacting with guests, and learning about seed to table education.

There is one garden position available for each semester:
Fall (September-November)
Spring (February-April)
Summer (May-August) *start and end dates flexible, minimum 7 weeks

Interns may be responsible for:
 Assisting the gardener in all aspects of garden work. This includes, but is not limited to planting, weeding, animal care, exhibit maintenance, and greenhouse work
 Helping to maintain the garden as a beautiful, clean, and interactive exhibit of the Children’s Museum. This includes raking paths, creating signage, and maintaining existing exhibits such as the “Mud Café”, “Fairy Garden”, and “Free-Dig Zone”
 Serving as greeter for The Edible Schoolyard to Museum guests
 Helping with field trip activities and program preparation
 Assisting with volunteer groups working in the garden
 Available days include Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Minimum hours per week: 4, maximum hours per week: 20

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Garden Education Internship

The Edible Schoolyard Greensboro empowers children and families to cultivate healthy communities through food education. Interns will spend the semester immersed in this unique atmosphere assisting staff with field trips and other garden programs based in the seed-to-table philosophy. Depending on the interests of the intern, there is also the possibility of participating in daily tasks in the garden, such as planting, harvesting, weeding, watering, and other special projects.

Interns may be responsible for the following:
 Assisting with gardening and cooking programs for children of all ages
 Independently leading garden-based lessons for groups of 5-12 children
 Assisting with garden maintenance
 Assisting educators with garden-based program development and special projects

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