Anchor Watch Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT

This position provides hands-on engaging programming for scout and other youth groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport on weekends. The Anchor Watch program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the Joseph Conrad. For a description of Anchor Watch programs and a typical schedule, visit This position is a weekend seasonal job starting Feb. 29, 2016 through May 30, 2016. Hours range from 13 to 27.5 hours per weekend. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Lead tours, outdoor and indoor activities • Supervise guests overnight on board the JOSEPH CONRAD • Assist in rigging climbing • Assist with cleaning of program facilities • Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience working with children, youth and families in formal or informal settings; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner • Self-directed learning, ability to retain learned information, and use of knowledge to engage audiences of all ages and learning styles • College level training is required; background in museum education, maritime history, and/or teaching or youth development experience is preferred • Deliver programs in venues that can be cold, wet, hot, or dirty; work outside in all weather • Late nights, early mornings, overnight on the JOSEPH CONRAD primarily on Friday and Saturday nights To Apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application ( ), resume, and cover letter to OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Applications are due by January 8, 2016. Posted on: 12/09/2015