Summer Camp Instructor

The purpose of the position is to offer meaningful work, educational experiences, and real-life practice in the field of museum education and early childhood education. The Everhart Museum creates and develops four summer camps each year for students entering grades K-6 as part of its educational mission. Summer camp instructors are needed to work with junior camp counselors and Everhart programming staff to help execute educational lessons, interactive projects, and to have fun with the students. Summer Camp Instructors teach educational lessons, aid the counselors, and form relationships with the campers.

Requirements: Prior experience working with children, a kind and gentle demeanor, and lots of energy. Background or training in history, science, and especially education is a plus. This is a great summer job for teachers or teacher’s aides. You must be available for ALL four weeks.

Work Schedule: Mon-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm, over four weeks, with three mandatory paid training days in June.

Training Days: June 11, 12, & 15 from 9am-1pm.

Camp Schedule:
Nature Week: June 22-26, 2020
Food Week: July 6-10, 2020
Art Week: July 20-24, 2020
History/Mystery Week: August 3-7, 2020

Application Process: Please send your resume with “Summer Camp Instructor Position” as the subject of your email to education@everhart-museum.org. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.


Museum Education Specialist

Job Summary:

The Everhart Museum is seeking an Education Specialist for our Programs and Events Department. This part-time on-call position will work closely with the Manager of Educational Programs on the Museum’s growing On The Road (OTR) traveling assembly program. OTR brings the Museum experience to area schools, libraries, and community centers.

The OTR team consists of five museum education specialists split into S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) stations. Each station involves presenting a hands-on activity in 15 minutes segments. Training is provided.

  • This is an as-needed position
  • Must be able to stand for periods of time.
  • Each OTR booking is a three-hour commitment


  • High School Graduate
  • College Graduate preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to engage with children in a friendly, outgoing, and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creativity, dependability, flexibility and enthusiasm
  • Experience working with children grades K-6
  • PA State Child Abuse Clearances, PA State criminal background check, and FBI Fingerprints completed

If interested, please contact the Manager of Educational Programs, Sarah Sutton, at education@everhart-museum.org OR 570.346.7186 ext. 516. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

The Everhart Museum is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the Everhart Museum to provide all persons with equal employment practices and opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.