Volunteer Opportunities

MODA is always looking for engaged and reliable volunteers.  For more information, please email us at mwhite@museumofdesign.org.

 

Education & Programming Assistant

The Education & Programming Assistant is responsible for activating MODA planning, implementing, and assisting with education and adult programs and for administrating volunteer participation in public programs and education. 

For a full job description, click here. Please submit a letter of introduction and resume to Clare Timmerman, Assistant Director, ctimmerman@museumofdesign.org. No phone inquiries please.

 

campMODA Director

Every summer campMODA offers a variety of STEAM camps that use tools such as Minecraft, LEGO robotics, Design Thinking and littleBits circuitry sets, and more. Our camps are week-long camps and are either full or half day at different locations around Atlanta. We are looking for qualified teachers and professionals to lead various camps over the summer.

Camp Director

Job Description

  •  Implement the camp program for each week and insure its quality.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Education to create a weekly curriculum that will challenge each student in their knowledge of the subject matter of the camp
  • Ensure all campers specific needs are being met, especially students with special needs.
  • Create challenging activity modifications for more advanced campers. 
  • Supervise camper drop-off and pick-up.
  • Direct campers throughout the daily schedule.
  • Communicate with parents to ensure all concerns are addressed.
  • Handle any emergencies that might arise in the course of a day.
  • Ensure that campers with special dietary or medical needs are accommodated.
  • Use classroom management strategies to maintain a respectful environment.
  • Ensure that campers receive individual attention.
  • Ensure that each camper’s knowledge of the subject matter of the camp progresses over the course of their week.
  • Create a positive and fun learning environment for each camper.
  • Supervise the camp staff of 4 to 6 high school and college-aged counselors.
  • (Staff-student ratio is usually 1:4)
  • Assist with pre- and post-assessments and evaluations of students and counselors

Qualifications

  • Interested applicants must hold at a minimum an Associate’s Degree in a related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Applicant must have a specific body of knowledge related to one or more of the subjects being taught in the camp
  • Experience teaching and/or working with children.
  • Knowledge of or experience in creating and implementing a curriculum
  • Ability to supervise staff and campers
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, a high level of confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

 Hours/Duration

  • Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 1:00pm or 8:30 to 4:30pm depending upon the camp
  • Duration: One week-long camp and several orientations at the beginning of the summer 

Salary: This position is contractual, thus pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Apply: Please submit a letter of introduction and resume to info@museumofdesign.org

No phone inquiries please.