Providence Children's Museum - AmeriCorps

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See what it means to be an AmeriCorps member at Providence Children's Museum.




AmeriCorps Information Sessions at Providence Children's Museum

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 6:00 PM

The mission of the AmeriCorps program at Providence Children's Museum is to instill a lifetime love of learning in children – especially those whose exposure to rich educational experiences is limited. The Museum AmeriCorps team is group of dynamic and diverse individuals who, in conjunction with Museum staff, develop and lead after-school STEAM-focused Learning Clubs at Providence and Pawtucket Boys and Girls Clubs, implement creative thinking programs in Head Start classrooms, deepen the connections between the Museum and surrounding communities, and facilitate play and learning in the Museum’s hands-on exhibits.


There are multiple ways to serve in the MuseumCorps Program:

1. Reduced Full-time (1200 hours between mid-December and the end of August) – We are currently recruiting for these positions!

2.Full-time (1700 hours from mid-September – mid-August) – We will be recruiting for the 2019-2020 cohort beginning in January 2019

3. Minimum-time Summer AmeriCorps (300 hours mid-June through mid-August) – We will be recruiting for Summer 2019 positions beginning in January 2019


All AmeriCorps members will get benefits that include extensive training, a living stipend, and an education award. Members may also be eligible for health coverage and childcare assistance.


Please view our flyers for more information about the program and benefits:

AmeriCorps at Providence Children's Museum December 2018 to August 2019 Flyer

AmeriCorps at Providence Children's Museum June to August 2019 Flyer

For more information about the Museum's AmeriCorps information sessions, contact Lindsey Ravizza or (401) 273-5437 ext. 144.



Who We're Looking For:


Members are motivated, excited to work with kids and communities, and have a strong commitment to hands-on learning and experience and/or training in child development. Applicants who are conversational in Spanish, Portuguese, a Southeast Asian language, or American Sign Language are encouraged to apply.


In order to be part of the MuseumCorps Program, members must meet three qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the program start date
  • Be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Have a high school diploma or be actively working towards one during service

  • How to Apply:

    There are two pathways to apply to AmeriCorps at the Providence Children’s Museum:

    1. Apply via our internal application:

    Click Here!

    If you choose this option, you will have the ability to upload your resume into the application.

    There is also space in the application for you to include a detailed personal statement addresses the following:

    • Why do you want to commit to a year of service at Providence Children's Museum, specifically?
    • How do you think your strengths and attributes will align with the program?
    • Your understanding of the connection of the Museum's program to national and community service.
    • How do you intend to grow personally and professionally in this program?

    • This application is only for the MuseumCorps program.


      2. Apply via my.AmeriCorps.gov:

      If you choose this option, you will must also send the following materials as email attachments to AmeriCorps@childrenmuseum.org:

      • A copy of your current resume.
      • A detailed personal statement addressing the questions above.
      • This application allows you to submit applications to multiple AmeriCorps programs.

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      For more information about the Museum's AmeriCorps program and to apply through MyAmeriCorps.gov, click here or contact us at AmeriCorps@ChildrenMuseum.org or (401) 273-5437 ext. 144.

      AmeriCorps at Providence Children's Museum is made possible by:

      Corporation for National and Community Service
      Serv
      e Rhode Island


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