Career Services Internship Opportunities

School Programs Volunteer

Description: Volunteers are needed to help with King Manor’s school programs, specifically leading hands-on workshops and in-school programs for K-12 classes. In-school programs would require volunteers to independently travel to schools, introduce the Rufus King story and conduct workshops based on our on-site programs in a classroom setting. Availability: During the school year, programs generally take place on weekdays 10am-12:30pm. These opportunities may arise intermittently, depending on reservations.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location Jamaica, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Special Skills & Requirements Former teachers and those training to teach are especially encouraged to apply. Must have college degree or be enrolled in a degree-conferring program. Experience working with groups of children and knowledge of American history and education methods are essential. Must be reliable and able to commit to specific dates in advance. Outgoing, warm and friendly demeanor Benefits: Volunteers who complete 10 hours or more over a 6 month period will receive a Volunteer ID card, which will generally entitle the card-holder to free admission at other museums, and an invitation to an annual Volunteer Appreciation party.
Company Name King Manor Museum
Contact:
Address: 90-04 161st St. Suite 704 Jamaica, NY 11432
Email: education@kingmanor.org.
Phone: (718) 206-0545
Website: http://www.kingmanor.org/
About the Company: Founded in 1900, King Manor Association of L.I., Inc. operates King Manor as a historic house museum to preserve and interpret the home and legacy of Rufus King. Our mission is to involve and educate children and adults in local and national history through an innovative presentation of King Manor and its collection in the context of life in Jamaica and the United States in the early 19th century. The only historic house museum in Southeast Queens, King Manor serves a largely minority and immigrant community and engages its audiences through historic site tours, interactive exhibits, lectures, public programs, and school and community outreach. Collections management, preservation, and architectural, archaeological and historical research are continuous activities at the museum. Our goal is to make history relevant and immediate, and to foster an awareness of the roots of the present and a deeper appreciation of history as an on-going process.
How To Apply: please submit a resume and a letter of interest to education@kingmanor.org. Well-suited applicants may be contacted for an interview

 

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