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Hershey Gardens-Education and Public Programs Associate-Fri, 02/19/2021 - 4:14pm

Education and Public Programs Associate

Company

Hershey Gardens
170 Hotel Road
Hershey , PA 17033
United States
Pennsylvania US

Employment Type

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Job Details

Job Description 

Responsible for developing and delivering educational and public programs to visitors, schools, groups and families. Regular Part Time position, scheduled up to 28 hours a week throughout the year.

Duties & Responsibilities 

40% Develop, prepare, and deliver developmentally appropriate lessons for PreK-12 students, educational groups and family audiences.
15% Work collaboratively with Manager of Education and Public Programs to update interpretive ideas and teaching strategies and support efforts to develop new programs and resources.
15% Assist with scheduling, taking inventory of supplies, recommending purchases, and reviewing programming logistics.
10% Assist with training, monitoring, and communicating with volunteers
10% Support public program, special events, and garden wide initiatives as appropriate
10% Work collaboratively with other staff and volunteers, ensuring a quality experience for guests

Education and Experience 

Degree in education, horticulture, entomology or related field preferred.
Successful experience in classroom teaching or program delivery preferred.
Ability to work weekdays and occasional weekends.

Application Instructions 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Lawrence, Manager of Education and Programs, rellawrence@hersheygardens.org. For more information, please call 717-508-5968.

Full Name 
Rebecca Lawrence