Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator / Educator


Posted: March 7, 2017, 10:23 pm


The Volunteer Coordinator/Educator at Kaleideum (formerly SciWorks Science Center) will perform all duties associated with volunteer management including recruitment, scheduling, training, and supervising. This individual will also serve, as an educator by presenting floor demonstrations, presenting scheduled programs as needed, and assisting with all other functions of the education department as requested. Candidates interested in this position must be reliable, punctual, thorough, and enthusiastic.Primary Duties and Responsibilities as volunteer coordinator: organize and maintain volunteer records, recruit volunteers, train volunteers on a variety of tasks, schedule volunteers to perform a variety of tasks at special events and programs, maintain volunteer database, respond to volunteer inquiries, organize and administer volunteer recognition. Primary Duties and Responsibilities as educator:Perform science demonstrations to the general public on days with high attendance and special events, assist with writing camps and programs, assist with presenting classroom programs, act as a team member for the education department. Required Education, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Strong understanding of scientific concepts, ability to do science demonstrations to a variety of audiences, must be outgoing and enthusiastic,experience working in an educational organization in a teaching role, ability to work independently and as a team member, ability to supervise and interact comfortably with teen volunteers, ability to interact professionally with others and represent the museum in a positive manner, Valid NC Driver’s license, and excellent organizational and communication skills. Candidate must be available to work weekday mornings, some weekends and evenings. this is a part-time, regular position. Please send resume and cover letter to Kelli Isenhour, Director of Education, Kaleideum North, 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27105