Museum Assistant

Art and Design, Communication and Information Sciences, Education and/or Teacher Training
Corigliano - Rossano
1 Jun, 2023 to 31 Dec, 2023
9 Feb, 2023

General information

3 months

We are looking for candidates eager to gain experience as guide and educator in our Museum,  in order to facilitate the learning experience to students and adults. 

As museum educator & guide it's your responsibility to engage the public. To do this, you'll need to:

-  run guided tours within the museum
- develop activities and workshops around particular artworks, exhibitions or in response to particular themes or days
- liaise with schools, colleges and teachers to promote the use of the collections and activities of the museum 
- create and develop educational resources for visitors, schools, families and special interest groups
- deliver talks, workshops and activities in partnership with storytellers, craftspeople and artists
- develop museum paths and exhibitions that fire the imaginations of young visitors. 

You'll need to have:

- educational background in history, art  and cultural heritage or related disciplines 
- Experience in managing educational activities with children and teenagers
- Creativity  to develop new art initiatives and workshops 
- Strong ability to communicate both verbally and in written form with visitors of different ages, interests, and backgrounds.
- self-motivation and ability  to work independently as well as effectively in a team setting
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office as well as the Internet for research.
- Proficiency with digital technology and social media, mobile devices and other relevant media.


- You'll typically work 20 /22 hours per week, with flexible shifts of 3-4 hours per day.   

- Great opportunity to gain experience in the cultural field

- A friendly and dynamic environment valorizing initiative and creativity.

 - Assisting you with finding accomodation in Rossano.

ONLY candidates with the mentioned skills will be  selected and contacted for a video interview.

No financial compensation

Additional Information

The museum is famous because guarding the "Codex Purpureus Rossanensis", one of the oldest and precious illuminated manuscript in the world, inscribed by the UNESCO in the "Memory of the world" list. It is located in the area of Rossano, also known as the " Byzantine Pearl " of Calabria that, besides ist cultural heritage, attracts many tourists thanks to its 35 km of sea coast and splendid mountains nearby. The Museum is run by "Insieme per Camminare", a cultural association, which regularly offers guided tours in the whole plain of Sybaris and organizes exhibitions, conventions, concerts, presentations of books and educational activities in the museum spaces. If you are interested in doing an internship with us, please send your cv and motivational letter to [email protected] indicating: - preferred period - length of internship availability - university deadline for erasmus traineeship application. Only suitable candidates who will provide the information described above will be contacted for a video interview.
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