Part-time Museum Program Assistant
Position: Museum Program Assistant for the Campbell Museums
Hours: 5- 15hrs/ week, depending on our programming schedule and availability. Please note, this is a part-time job and the hours will not exceed what is listed.
Required Availability: Monday –Friday between 8:30 am-12:30 pm. Occasional evenings for special events. You do not need to be available every weekday.
Position Closes: Opened until Filled
Summary: The Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House is looking for a Museum Program Assistant to assist with: Museum Education programs which include on-site school field trips, museum special events, and museum exhibit planning for education programs
The Museum Program Assistant is a part-time temporary employee of the City of Campbell.
The Primary duty of the Program Assistant is to assist in running the two popular field trip programs at both Museum sites: Hands-on-History & History Detectives. The position requires the Program Assistant to memorize interpretive materials and give presentations to large groups of children and parents, lead school group tours, and work with classroom teachers.
The Program Assistant may also lead afternoon education programs for home school groups, scout troop visits, after school clubs and more
The Program Assistant will assist with preparation, coordination, and staffing of museum special event programs, such as History Happy Hour, Spooky Night, Photos with Santa, Holiday Open Houses at the Ainsley House, and more.
This position is good for someone looking to gain more experience in working with elementary-age children or to gain entry-level museum experience. Or, a retiree who is comfortable leading student groups.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading large groups, working independently, enjoy school-age children, and be willing to take initiative to solve problems, be flexible and adaptable to unforeseen circumstances.
Training for all duties will be provided.
Must be able to work Monday-Friday between 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Must be able to work some evenings.
Must be available on occasional weekends.
Ability to be flexible.
Work well with children
Ability to lift 35lbs. classroom tables and supplies.
Able to learn new computer software programs
Able to interact with the public in a pleasant and helpful manner
Interest in historical topics and/ or historic preservation
Enjoy being a part of a small team and that often wears multiple hats
Set up museums for the school programs before each class or event.
Facilitate school tours Mon-Fri between 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Organize groups of people.
Able to answer the phone, email, etc.
Represent the Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House in a positive light.
How to Apply:
Please email a resume and letter of introduction to: