Camp Assistant

Posted by Stacy ODaniel on 04/28/2021

Camp Assistant
Discovery Lab – Application Deadline: Open until filled

Reports to: Education Manager

What we want
The Camp Assistant will assist the Museum Educator in teaching hands on STEM/Health & Wellness classes to children at the Discovery Lab. The camp assistant will help teach children to be innovative, creative, critical thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, and collaborators.

What you’ll do
Primary functions:

  • Assist in delivering STEM/Health & Wellness classes to children ages 4-12
  • Provides lunch coverage for the museum educator
  • Assist in coverage for before/after care
  • Regular punctual attendance

Secondary functions:

  • Maintains a safe and secure environment for students, museum guests and staff.
  • Maintains appearance of Discovery Lab’s program materials and props.
  • Working effectively with and supporting volunteers throughout the organization
  • Assumes tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Education Manger.

What you’ll need
Knowledge and skills:

  • Follow basic instructions
  • Build relationships with children.
  • Professional communication and conduct
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to safety and security issues

Education and work experience:
Must have a minimum 3 years of high school experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Attention to detail
  • Effective organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with kids
  • Experience working in a camp setting

How you’ll work
This job is a temporary special project, full-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The typical work schedule for this job is Monday-Friday between 9 am – 5:30 pm. Occasional after hours may be required. Moderate to louse noise environment.

Physical requirements:
20% Sitting, 70% Standing, 10% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling no more than 10-30 lbs. 

Additional requirements:
Pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as criminal background check, alcohol and drug test, and reference checks

This position description is representative of the major position requirements and is not intended to be all inclusive. 

Discovery Lab is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.

Interested applicants can submit their applications here: