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|Company / Business Name:||Accokeek Foundation|
|About the Accokeek Foundation: For 60 years, the Accokeek Foundation has been a steward of the land. Through a partnership with the National Park Service, the Accokeek Foundation interprets the past, present, and future of agriculture and environmental stewardship on 200 acres in Piscataway Park. The park is open daily to visitors of all ages who enjoy a quiet landscape for recreation and reflection. Annually, thousands of school children visit for farm-based education, learning about environmental stewardship through a historical lens|
|Employment Areas:||Customer Service; Education; Maintenance; Non-Profit; Skilled Labor/Trades|
|Phone:||See the relevant job posting below for the correct number (if available).|
Job Listings for this Employer:
over 3 months ago
Fort Washington - Maryland - USAMaintenance, Non-Profit
The Accokeek Foundation is a non - profit, educational organization whose mission is to connect people to history, agriculture, and nature...View this Job
Cleaning Specialist JobPosted by Accokeek Foundation
over 3 months ago
Seasonal Shop Mechanic/Maintenance Technician
Fort Washington - Maryland - USASkilled Labor/Trades, Maintenance
About the Accokeek Foundation - The Accokeek Foundation is a non - profit, educational organization whose mission is to connect people to...View this Job
Seasonal Shop Mechanic/Maintenance Technician JobPosted by Accokeek Foundation
over 3 months ago
Fort Washington - Maryland - USAEducation, Customer Service
Position Overview – Seasonal Part - Time Interpreter The seasonal part - time interpreter serves as an informed and friendly ambassador for...
Skills Needed: Skills and QualificationsView this Job
Working towards Bachelor’s or equivalent work experience preferred, not required; studies in history, museum studies, museum education, environment education or other topics related to programs.
Knowledge of or personal enthusiasm for humanities or environmental sciences related to the site.
Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with culturally diverse audiences, and audiences of varying ages.
Experience working in a museum, educational, historical or cultural setting.
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn.
Interpersonal skills and diplomacy necessary to facilitate discussion around sensitive topics.
Strong customer service and/or interacting with park visitors.
Prior experience as an actor, teacher, or interpreter is a plus, but not required.
Willing and able to work outside in various weather conditions.
Willing to wear various costumes depending on program.
Lively, outgoing personality and ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic environment.
Proficiency with outlook, Google applications, and other basic computing skills.
Minimum physical requirement include by are not limited to: ability to stand for periods up to 60 minutes; walk over uneven terrain; lift and carry loads of up to 30 pounds.
Comfortable around large and small animals, specifically farm livestock.
Applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to employment.
Hours and Compensation: This is a part-time position that requires availability on weekdays and weekends from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm from March to December, with occasional evening availability. The pay is $11.50/hour. Responsibilities revolve around first-person and third-person improvised interactions with visitors
Seasonal Interpreter JobPosted by Accokeek Foundation