Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising
Part-time Play and Learning Facilitator
Position Overview: The Seasonal Play and Learning Facilitator provides daily staffing of museum exhibits, programs and special events. This position is central to ensuring a highly interactive and educational learning experience for our diverse museum visitors, the primary audience being young children and their families. Responsibilities: • Excellent customer service; provide inclusive physical and verbal cues that let the visitor know we are approachable and knowledgeable about the museum, its philosophy, exhibits and programs. • Exemplary play and learning facilitation; model positive, educational, creative and respectful ways to interact with children and their caregivers through play. • Facilitate age-appropriate, exhibit-based activities that engage children and parents/caregivers in the play and learning experience. • Facilitate a range of scheduled and drop-in special programs that extend the museum’s offerings. • Create and maintain a physical environment that is comfortable and engaging for both adults and children; facilitate in the opening and closing of exhibits/stations including continually resetting the environment. • Support, train, and mentor new play and learning facilitators and volunteers. • Attend all staff meetings including daily opening/closing meetings, monthly guest connections staff meetings, museum-wide all-staff meetings and other meetings deemed relevant by the Director of Guest Connections. • Staff special events and other assignments on an as-needed basis. • Perform other duties as assigned.