Camp Counselors for campMODA Summer 2019

The mission of MODA, the Museum of Design Atlanta, is to advance the understanding and appreciation of design as the convergence of creativity and functionality through exhibitions, education and programming for visitors of all ages.

The Museum of Design Atlanta seeks camp counselors for summer of 2019 to help lead innovative STEM- and STEAM-related design camps. Counselors must be at least 16 years of age and enjoy working with children. Counselors must also have related knowledge or experience in campMODA 2019 subject matter.

Our camps are located at four locations. Each camp takes place over the course of a week (Monday-Friday) and counselors must be available to work the entire week, as well as attend training sessions prior to camp. campMODA sessions begin on May 28 and run through August 2.

Responsibilities

  • • Takes responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers

  • • Recognizes and responds to opportunities for group problem solving

  • • Provides opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences

  • success

  • • Encourages respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities

  • • Sets a good example for campers in all areas, including cleanliness,

  • punctuality, clean-up chores, rules, and sportsmanship

  • • Guides campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities

  • • Actively assists the Camp Director and participates in all aspects of the

  • campers’ days

  • • Observes camper behavior, assesses its appropriateness, enforces safety

  • regulations and emergency procedures

  • • Attends training sessions and camp orientation held in March through May

  • • Meets/communicates as necessary with Camp Director regarding concerns,

  • updates, challenges

  • • Submits all required paperwork on time

 Qualifications

  • • Enjoys working with children

  • • Has demonstrated experience working at camps or in other children’s

  • educational or recreational settings

  • • Has demonstrated interest in the subject matter of the camp

  • • Has the ability to teach and lead various recreational activities

  • • Demonstrates excellent character, integrity and adaptability

  • • Is able to communicate clearly while working with children of various ages

  • and skill levels

  • • Has the desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented

  • atmosphere

  • • Has enthusiasm, patience and self-control

  • • Passes the GA State run background check

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Each Monday, camp counselors will be expected to arrive at the designated camp location at 8:00 a.m.

Additional camp counselor orientation and training with campMODA staff will be required in the spring semester 2019. Dates TBD.

To Apply

Complete the application and send to Blair Banks, Education Coordinator at bbanks@museumofdesign.org.

Download application here.

Membership & Development Intern

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in development, membership, and special events at a non-profit arts organization. The intern reports directly to the Development & Membership Associate and should be seeking their undergraduate/graduate degree in arts administration, museum studies or a related field. The intern will assist the Development & Membership Associate with daily tasks as well as planning and managing long term membership goals.

Qualifications:

  • Interns should be interested in going into art administration or museum studies and should have or are pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in a related field of study.

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are preferred).

  • Must have working knowledge of Google Drive Applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms).

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign is a plus but not required.

  • Knowledge of museum database software would be helpful, but is not required.

  • Must be meticulous, detail-oriented, efficient, reliable, and responsible with a strong work ethic.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • A background of working with the public is preferred.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable communicating with all levels of staff within organization.

  • Prior intern work experience in at least one museum or non-profit setting is preferred but not required.

  • Must be comfortable with completing everyday clerical work.

  • Interns must be willing to work 2-3 days a week , including possible evenings and weekends for events.

  • Interns must be willing to work a minimum 2-month internship.

Tasks:

  • Interns should be interested in going into art administration or museum studies and should have or are pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in a related field of study

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are preferred).

  • Must have working knowledge of Google Drive Applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms).

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign is a plus but not required.

  • Knowledge of museum database software would be helpful, but is not required.

  • Must be meticulous, detail-oriented, efficient, reliable, and responsible with a strong work ethic.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • A background of working with the public is preferred.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable communicating with all levels of staff within organization.

  • Prior intern work experience in at least one museum or non-profit setting is preferred but not required.

  • Must be comfortable with completing everyday clerical work.

  • Interns must be willing to work 2-3 days a week , including possible evenings and weekends for events.

  • Interns must be willing to work a minimum 2-month internship.

To Apply

Please click here to complete an application. After you’ve submitted your application, please email your resume and a cover letter (see below) to Anna Slaughter at aslaughter@museumofdesign.org.

Please include in your cover letter:

  • Why are you interested in this position at MODA, and what do you hope to gain during the experience?

  • What are skills you have that will help you fulfill the tasks assigned to you?

  • Why should we choose you for the position?

  • Availability (Please include start and end dates as well as hours you are able to commit to this internship.)

 Please Note:

  • This is a seasonal unpaid opportunity and no benefits will be provided.

  • Students can receive course credit.

  • Internship position will remain open until filled.