Museum Camp Instructor

Cincinnati Museum Center - Seasonal

Job #21920


Position Overview:

The Museum Camp Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers throughout the camp day through the use of classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience.

  • Direct supervision of campers throughout the camp day including lunch time and recess at Union Terminal and at offsite locations.
  • Lead educational programs and activities for campers.. Oversee camper safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) policies.  Reinforcing campers and volunteers follow safety standards.
  • Facilitate morning check-in. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc. Keep all campers’ medical conditions in mind during activities.
  • Assist with daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
  • Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers assisting with the camp day.
  • Attend all museum camp training sessions.


Education and Experience:
  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with children and/or families.
  • Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
  • Experience with camps preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
  • Comfortability working with multiple age groups.
  • Must have strong leadership and people skills.
  • Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
  • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • Must have the ability to work at multiple locations and access to reliable transportation.
  •  Be able to prioritize in stressful situations.
  • Communicate clearly as part of a team.
Additional Requirements
  • Work week may be 0 – 40 hours and follows Museum Camps schedules.  The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am – 5pm.  Weekends are not required.
  • Museum Camp Instructors must have availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps. This is from May 24 2021- August 6 2021
  • Must be able to move about the facility while supervising campers and/or moving program materials.
  • Must presenting programs, assist campers, or organize materials for long periods of time.


Camp, Museum