Family Programs Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, July 14, 2017, 4:00pm



Bronx, NY
United States

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Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan and assess innovative new outdoor nature study program for early learners and their caregivers highlighting the collections and grounds of NYBG in each season.
  • Develop, plan, and assess educational programs for visiting families at the Adventure Garden, up to 200,000 family visitors annually.
  • Develop and produce with Graphics Department and ECAG Exhibits staff supporting materials and changing displays for family programs.
  • Research and identify materials and supplies for family programs.
  • Collaborate with ECAG Staff to train adult and adolescent staff and volunteers to implement drop-in and registered programs for children and families.
  • Collaborate with ECAG Staff to supervise teen Explainer Program.
  • Manage appropriate budgets and monthly ledgers. 
  • Supervise educational facilities on weekends as scheduled and weekdays as necessary. 
  • Provide on-site instruction for the visiting public and school groups as needed, modeling best inquiry based teaching techniques for adult and adolescent staff and volunteers.
  • Collaborate with ECAG team to curate and care for teaching collection of plants in Greenhouse.

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