Employment Opportunities

 

Part-time Guest Services Staff

The Explore More Discovery Museum, located in downtown Harrisonburg, seeks energetic, creative, team-oriented individual to serve as part-time guest services staff responsible for supervising daily museum operations, assisting with special programs and working with community volunteers.  Applicants must be available to work most weekends.

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Approximately 10 - 15 hours offered within the following times: 
Tuesday - Saturdays 9:00 – 5:30, First Fridays of the month 4:00 – 7:30 PM, Sundays afternoons and evenings for special events as needed.The museum will coordinate shifts to accommodate student class schedules. Additional hours may be available during holiday breaks and summer. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

        Outgoing and comfortable promoting museum programs and services

        Ability to manage busy front office with limited supervision

        Experience working with young children and families

        Dedication to Explore More’s  educational mission

        Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Explore More, P.O. Box 957, Harrisonburg, VA 22803 or e-mail to info@iexploremore.com.

 

Explore More Discovery Museum is 501(c)(3) organization.

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

Development Intern 

Now accepting applicants for 2018 semesters. 

Development Interns have a passion for non-profit organizations, education, children, community development, and business & administration. Students will gain hands-on experience with a small non-profit, build a strong resume, and engage with local businesses and community members. Interns become active team members with our small staff and make a meaningful impact on the children and community. 

STEM Program Intern 

Now accepting applications for spring 2018. 

The Program Intern will be an assistant coach for the Jr. First LEGO League team of six elementary age children. Students will provide guidance, structure, encouragement, and most of all, a fun experience for the team! This position will offer practical experience teaching an after-school enrichment program in the Museum's rich learning environment. Three positions available. 

Graphic Design Intern

Now accepting applications for 2018 semesters.

The Graphic Design Intern will assist the museum staff in updating, designing and producing print materials, signage and web graphics while maintaining brand consistency. The intern will participate as an active member of the museum Marketing Committee. This unique public setting offers unlimited creative possibilities for the student or young professional seeking to a build a stellar design portfolio.

 

 

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