Available Flexible Monday-Friday hours; Accepting Applications for Fall
Time commitment 1 - 3 days per week; 4 hour shift minimum
Responsibilities

 

Department Description

The Teacher Resource serves to assist teachers by offering a range of services including free consultations, professional development and access to a large collection of free resources.

The team of three TRC staff  work with elementary, middle and  high school teachers, camp counselors, park rangers, home school parents and students from across the New England region to provide professional development workshops, books and other written resources, video, and hands-on activities to promote ocean science and climate change education.

 

Position Description

Volunteers work closely with staff on a variety of different tasks supporting the Teacher Resource Center depending on need as well as the interest and experience of the volunteer:

·Checking in teacher kits and other materials to ensure that they are complete and in good condition.  The TRC lends over 1,500 items each year to educators across the region and volunteers ensure that each is complete and in excellent condition for students.  Volunteers may also update, evaluate and make new materials and activities when necessary.

·Assisting with the preparation of materials, record keeping, and data entry for professional development workshops.  Each year, the TRC engages over 600 educators in these workshops—volunteers help to provide exceptional customer service to workshop attendees and ensure that staff has the records necessary to continue to engage them with our services.

·Researching and writing fact sheets on biofacts (i.e. shark jaws, whale teeth, etc.) for educators to reference.

 

Qualifications

·Familiarity with  Microsoft Office programs and comfort working in databases

·Ability to work independently

·Friendly, flexible and organized

·High School graduate