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Job and Volunteer Opportunities at AMOS

Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring for two paid positions, an unpaid internship, and we are always accepting volunteers.  Please see details below:

 Weekend STEM Lab Coordinator

Job description:

Part-time weekend STEM lab coordinator will oversee the informal educational activities conducted in the STEM Lab each weekend for daily visitors and special events including birthday parties.  Additionally, this person will coordinate guest presenters for Saturday Morning Science programs twice per month.  Coordinator will help manage and direct museum floor and Lab volunteers on weekends.  Coordinator will work on Fridays to prepare and plan for upcoming activities and meet with supervisors to rehearse and approve curriculum.  Coordinator will work directly with the Front Desk Manager and Assistant.  The Coordinator will work approximately 15-20 hours per week, with potential for full-time educator position for the upcoming school year.

Qualifications:

Essential Functions:

AMOS is a living wage approved and equal opportunity employer.  If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume with subject line STEM Lab Coordinator to Executive Director, Anna Priest at apriest@ashevillescience.org by 5pm, March 31st.

Camp Counselor

Duration:  Full-time for 8 weeks. One full week to prep for camp, 7 weeks on site.  Potential to turn into full time field trip educator for upcoming school year.

Location:  University of North Carolina Asheville (location of AMOS summer science camps)

Job description:

Camp counselors will be in charge of the day to day success of camp for the duration of the off-site summer programming. This position’s main focus is to build relationships with participants and provide support for the camp’s success. The counselor is responsible for the success by ensuring all activities and projects are camper focused and engaging. Each week rotates through a lead counselor responsible for the curriculum, activities and coordination of invited guests. This position will be lead counselor on one theme which runs two separate weeks for two different age groups.  Finally, the counselor will maintain the overall camp support for families, campers and guest speakers. Counselors will communicate and work directly under the Director of Education and Executive Director and will report any issues, needs or concerns to the directors in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

Essential Functions:  Assists with coordination of the day camp program. This includes but is not limited to:

AMOS is a living wage approved and equal opportunity employer.  If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume with subject line Camp Counselor to Executive Director, Anna Priest at apriest@ashevillescience.org by 5pm, March 31st.

Internship Opportunities

Non-Profit Administration Internship

Duration:  120+ Hours, Flexible, Office Hours are Mon-Fri  9-5

Job Description:

Asheville Museum of Science is looking for an individual with an interest in the inner workings of a non-profit. This individual will gain experience and exposure in all museum departments with a focus on development and administration. They will work with our Development Director, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator, and Executive Director to observe and assist in daily operations.

Internship Goals:

Qualifications:

We are looking for an intern with an in interest in the inner functions of a non-profit organization. This individual must be willing to wear many hats as they are exposed to a number of important projects. We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual with experience in administration, business, or combination.

If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume with subject line Non-Profit Administration Internship to Executive Director, Anna Priest at apriest@ashevillescience.org by 5pm, March 31st.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Asheville Museum of Science counts on our volunteers to help us make a big difference for our visitors, exhibits, classrooms, and outreach.  Volunteers are involved at every level of the organization, from education to outreach, and media to fundraising.  Whether you are a seasoned educator, or new to non-profits, if you are enthusiastic about making a difference in our community, email Kim Clark our volunteer coordinator kclark@ashevillescience.org.  Volunteers are subject to background checks.