Heritage Sandy Springs Internship

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The Museum Education Intern will support the Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs with adult and children’s programming.

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REPORTS TO: Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time, paid with stipend

TERM: Spring-Summer (April to July) and Summer-Fall (June-October)

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Heritage Sandy Springs (www.heritagesandysprings.org) is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to build community by preserving and promoting the historic and cultural identity of Sandy Springs. Founded in 1985 to oversee the preservation of the Sandy Springs Historic Site and Park and the restoration of the Williams-Payne House, Heritage Sandy Springs offers a variety of educational, cultural, and heritage programs and events for the community, including the Sandy Springs Festival and Concerts by the Springs. The organization manages a 3.8 acre city-owned park in the heart of the business district that includes green space gardens with a gazebo bandstand, the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum, the original spring site, a terraced Entertainment Lawn, research library, archive, and meeting/event venues.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Museum Education Intern will support the Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs with adult and children’s programming. The Museum Education Intern will perform a variety of tasks such as staffing the Museum and conducting tours, assisting in programs for pre-school age children and students grades K-5 at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum and off-site at local elementary schools. There is potential for assistance in adult lecture series, and the development of teen programming.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Museum and Program -related computer work and data entry
  • Customer services duties such as welcoming and directing visitors, assisting in research requests, etc.
  • Assisting Director of Historic Resources with programs, i.e. children’s educational series and lectures
  • Develop, design, implement, and promote educational program related to the mission of the Museum.

HOURS

  • Minimum of 12 hours a week. TBD based on school and work schedules
  • Including Saturdays, and occasional evenings

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Interest in museum education, historic resources, and non-profit organizations
  • Professional, poised, and efficient manner for working with the public and staff
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask while adapting to last-minute changes and requests
  • Positive attitude with strong customer service focus
  • Organizational talent and personal accountability
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS - PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Keith Moore, Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs
kmoore@heritagesandysprings.org
Phone: 404-851-9111 x2 Historic Resources
Fax: 404-851-9807
6110 Blue Stone Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 11, 2017 - 1:42pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017 - 1:42pm