Program Coordinator Assistant – Internship (UNPAID)
The Program Coordinator Assistant Intern will support the preparation and delivery of Growing Goulbourn, a hands-on, experiential outdoor program that educates grade 6 students about gardening, plants, and the environment. Participants in the program will grow native plants and heritage vegetables in the museum’s garden over the course of eight lessons spread out between April and June. Topics will include heritage gardening, the global environmental impact of industrial agriculture, the importance of local ecology and the threat of invasive species, land use over time, inter-organism relationships, and other topics part of the Ontario biology and social science curricula.
The intern will gain experience in the discovery-education methodology within a museum; the Ontario curriculum; inter-departmental collaboration; how to develop and deliver programming; how to fulfill a museum’s mandate via education programming; and how to provide information for specific audience demographics.
A complete job description and application details can be found HERE. Submissions are due April 25, 2022.