L.A.B.S. Camp Instructor - Impression 5 Science Center (4/30/2020)

Full-Time/Temporary Position: 35-40 hours

Salary: $10-12/hour

Anticipated Start Date: May 2020

Supervising Manager: Toni Daymon, Program Manager

Hiring Manager: Micaela Balzer, Director of Innovation & Learning

Position Description: Leads and delivers our L.A.B.S. camp program and supports opportunities in the main exploration area, delivers workshops, and outreaches.

Position Responsibilities

1. Facilitates the Play, Create, Challenge vision with L.A.B.S. campers.
2. Delivers science curriculum in camp settings to children ages 3 to 14 that is hands-on, dynamic, and
learner driven.
3. Acts as an individual directly responsible for the care of children attending camp.
4. Supports all operations of L.A.B.S. camp program including before/after care, lunch, and outdoor play.
5. Delivers science workshops to guests in varied group dynamics.
6. Facilitates science experiences in community outreaches.
7. Creates positive opportunities for guests that are science-focused and social.
8. Maintains a high level of customer service while assisting guests in the Exploration Area and while
delivering programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge and skills typically acquired through experience and coursework in informal education with
emphasis on education, science, and customer service.
• Certified in CPR/First Aid preferred.
• Ability to understand and follow curriculum guides.
• Skill using a computer with Windows software (word processing and spreadsheets).
• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in individual and group settings and work with people
of all ages.
• Ability to prioritize multiple, overlapping tasks with a pleasant, guest-focused attitude.

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to move throughout the office and Science Center, facilitate a classroom, transport supplies, tables, and chairs, operate a computer, and operate a motor vehicle (must have a valid driver’s license and suitable driving record).

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and completed application (available at impression5.org) to Micaela Balzer at balzer@impression5.org by April 30. Contact Micaela by phone at (517) 485-8116, ext. 144, with any additional questions.

Notice: A criminal background check is performed for all individuals who are employed or volunteer at Impression 5 Science Center. Unsatisfactory results of the background check will disqualify applicants from further consideration

Posted on 2/20/2020


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