The Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce with a variety of talents and skills needed to fulfill our mission.
Marketing and Communications Manager
The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) seeks a Communications and Marketing Manager who will execute the overall marketing and communications goals of the Annapolis Maritime Museum. This position will play a key role in communicating AMM’s impact to a wide variety of audiences utilizing earned and paid media (website, social media and marketing materials).
This position will oversee the development and implementation of the marketing strategies and tactics of multiple Museum initiatives including visitation, education programs, skipjack tours, venue rentals, special events and elevation of the overall brand awareness of AMM.
The Administrative/Finance Coordinator is responsible for assisting Administrative Manager with adminstrative duties, accounting, accounting, human resources, and board relations. This is a full-time position – 40 hours per week, located at the Museum Campus in Eastport – 723 Second Street Annapolis, MD 21403.
Guest Services Coordinator
The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM), a non-profit museum in the Eastport community of Annapolis, seeks an organized, personable, and enthusiastic individual, who provides operational support for the museum and the historic skipjack Wilma Lee.
Summer Camp Lead Educator
AMM seeks contractual Lead Educators for its summer camp. This position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about educating youth, possess a love for the outdoors, and have prior summer camp and/or environmental education experience. AMM summer camp runs from June 27 through August 26. Contractors have the flexibility to choose the weeks they are available! Lead Educators will work 40 hours a week, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F. Compensation for this position is $20/hr.
The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s mission is to educate youth and adults about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits, and community events. We accomplish this mission through an engaging suite of hands-on programming and by bringing visitors to our two unique waterfront locations overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Our campuses, nestled in the heart of Annapolis, serve as a window to Chesapeake Bay ecology and culture by providing vital environmental access points to the local community. During the summer, AMM runs a popular 10-week summer camp program for over 400 local youth and provides field trip experiences for visiting groups. Our summer programming has students exploring life around the Bay and maritime heritage through the lens of environmental science, social studies, art, and recreation.
Lead Educator Responsibilities
- Supervise and lead a group of up to 18 campers (K-6) through daily activities including environmental education programming, outdoor exploration, games, crafts, kayaking, etc.
- Ensure children’s safety, manage behavior, and act as a role model and mentor
- Create comprehensive lesson plans for week-long summer camp session and/or aftercare, including the development of hands-on, environmental education lessons for groups of up to 18 campers
- Manage all aspects of AMM’s day camps including daily setup, clean up, and management of materials
- Ensure the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter
- Communicate with Education Center Staff regarding concerns, challenges, and camper experiences
- Communicate proactively with and respectfully manage interns and volunteers
- Assist and supervise campers while kayaking. ACA Level 1 kayak training available, if interested.
- Maintain accurate program records including health logs and daily attendance
- Learn, understand, and implement camp emergency policies
Skills and Qualifications
- Demonstrated experience working with children
- Prior lesson planning experience
- Strong organizational, group, and time management skills
- Highly adaptable and able to problem solve
- Energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, overall positive attitude, and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
- Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects, at least 50 pounds (kayaks and other equipment)
- CPR/First Aid Certification required – First Aid and CPR training available, if not already certified.
- Must obtain a background check
To apply, please send your resume, weeks of availability, and letter of interest to The Education Director at firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name and “Summer Camp Lead Educator” in the subject line.
Summer Camp High School Intern
Help us inspire the next generation of environmental stewards by teaching and exploring with campers at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s 2022 Summer Camp! Assist in delivering hands-on, engaging environmental education, facilitating opportunites for outdoor play, and developing relationships with campers in a FUN summer camp environment, all while earning student service learning hours.
The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s mission is to educate youth and adults about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits, and community events. During the summer, AMM runs a popular 10-week summer camp program for over 400 local youth and provides field trip experiences for visiting groups. Our summer programming has students exploring life around the Bay and maritime heritage through the lens of environmental science, social studies, art, and recreation. For more information on our summer camp schedule, please visit: https://amaritime.org/education/camps/summer-camps/
Our summer internship program offers great experience for students interested in any of these fields of study: education, environmental studies, science, & communication, or outdoor recreation. Interns will receive hands-on training and experience with the fundamentals of environmental education best practices, lesson plan creation, and program facilitation. Interns will facilitate programs for summer camp and visiting groups. Interns will participate in professional development experiences to discover other career opportunities and network in the environmental sector.
- Assist with supervision and group management of up to 18 campers with a team of 2-3 counselors, including a teacher, college intern, and other volunteers.
- Observe and assist teachers and college interns with lessons focusing on environmental studies, ecology, art, and recreation.
- Assist with set-up and clean-up from daily camp activities.
- Organize and lead games, nature exploration, and “down-time” activities.
- Plan and lead at least one environmental education lesson during the summer. Interns will receive training in writing objectives, adapting existing resources, and using best practices in outdoor classroom management. Interns will receive constructive feedback after their lesson.
- Assist campers while kayaking. Training is provided.
- Must enjoy working with children.
- Energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, and overall positive attitude.
- Willingness to work outside in summer conditions.
- Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and adults.
To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to The Education Director at email@example.com with your first and last name.