Ship to Shore Overnight Program Educator

Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT

This position provides hands-on engaging programming for school groups who sleep overnight at Mystic Seaport during the week. The Ship to Shore overnight program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. For more information about the Ship to Shore overnight program visit This position is a seasonal job during the week starting March 7, 2016 through May 30, 2016. Hours range from 15 to 35 hours per week during this time. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Lead tours, hands-on activities, indoor and outdoor games and crafts, demonstrating professional teaching skills and thorough understanding of educational content • Supervise guests overnight on board the JOSEPH CONRAD • Assist in various tasks to prepare for weekly programs, including running errands, communicating with staff and supervisors to arrange activities, supply shopping, and management of equipment and materials • Assist with rigging climbing • Assist with cleaning of program facilities QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience working with children, youth and families; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner • College level training required; background in museum education, maritime history, and/or teaching or youth development experience 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 Mystic Seaport application ( ), resume, and cover letter 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