Outreach Assistant and Interpretive Staff Member

Lakeshore Museum Center - Muskegon, MI


Title Outreach Assistant and Interpretive Staff Member at Museum Center

Department: Programs and Collections-Museum Center

Pay Rate: $10/hr

Reports to: Program Manager-Museum Center

Hours and Schedule: 20 hours per week. Weekdays, some evenings, and Saturdays.


  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and own a car.
  • Must be able to lift 30-40 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 4-5 hours at a time.
  • Should have public speaking experience, as well as experience working with children.
  • A degree in education, history, a science field, or similar work experience a plus.

Job Description:

  • Present Science and Michigan History programing in school classrooms to children in grades PreK through 6th. Training will be provided and mileage reimbursed.
  • Staff STEM Lab and/or Science Center as assigned. Help with tasks and special programs for the Museum Center Programming Department.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the Museum Center on Saturdays as scheduled, and lead Saturday family activities.
  • Conduct surveys, present pop-up programs, or lead gallery tours as assigned.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Lakeshore Museum Center, Attn: Jackie Huss, 430 W. Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440 no later than February 15, 2019.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour


  • Working with Children: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Public Speaking: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)


  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Evening (Required)