Volunteer opportunity description

Education volunteers work with the Education staff to deliver high-quality programming to support the institution’s educational mission. Volunteers assist with the delivery of the 9/11 Memorial Art Cart — an age-appropriate program for visitors with children. The volunteer commits to working one morning each weekday for ten weeks during the summer (June 24 to August 23).

9/11 MEMORIAL ART CART: ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
The 9/11 Memorial Art Cart: Activities for Kids will launch this summer with the aim of making the educational programs for intergenerational audiences accessible on the Memorial. Participating families can choose one of four different themed self-guided explorations, through which they learn about the 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center. Following the self-guided exploration, they can choose to participate in a related art or science extension activity, such as making a sun print or a tribute flower.

DETAILS
Dates: Monday, June 24 - Friday, August 23, 2019 (no programs on July 4/July 5)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Requirements: Volunteers must commit to working all ten Mondays, or all ten Tuesdays, etc. during this time period

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the delivery of programs for children and their caregivers visiting the Memorial.
  • Approach potential participants on the Memorial and provide an introduction or overview of the program or activities being offered.
  • Assist with signing in and out of education materials.
  • Use age-appropriate language to introduce the self-guided explorations and activities, and make connections to the history of 9/11 and the World Trade Center.
  • Give step-by-step directions for art or science activities.
  • Ensure that all content delivered to visitors is accurate and age-appropriate.
  • Assist with set-up and clean-up of program.


QUALIFICATIONS/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of and experience with education concepts, pedagogy, and best museum education practices.

Requirements

Experience with education and/or working with children

Our volunteer needs

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About the organization

NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM

Contact:
Dana Donati
Volunteer Program
2123246528
Organization’s website:
http://www.911memorial.org...
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