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Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery|
|Address:||1855 41st Ave. Suite C-10|
Capitola, CA 95010
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm|
Friday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
|Description:||The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery will be: An extraordinary interactive learning environment where everyone explores the wonders of Santa Cruz County.
We will be a popular destination for local youth, their parents and teachers in the Monterey Bay area. Additionally, the museum will be renowned as an attraction for visitors to the area.
We will utilize cutting edge educational methodologies to maximize the learning opportunities for the children, and will incorporate the feedback from our constituents so that we continually evolve and respond to new ideas.
Our permanency will be guaranteed by strong community support and sound financial planning through grants and donations, events and programs, combined with high volumes of visitors through our doors.
We will measure our success by the number of visitors we impact every year, by the awards and other forms of recognition we get among children's museums, and by the pride that the community has in that which we bring to the children of Santa Cruz County.
|Mission:||The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery will delight, inspire and challenge by providing an exciting and interactive learning environment in which children can explore the wonders of Santa Cruz County.|
|Volunteer Info:||The Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery is seeking volunteers for its new location in Capitola Mall. Our new address is 1855 41st Ave, Suite C-10 (the former Abercrombie and Fitch store right next to the Food Court). Opening day is November 1, 2014.
Volunteer Positions Available:
+ Retail store assistant
+ Front desk ticket sales assistant
+ Exhibit floor docent
+ Activity Room assistant
+ Administrative assistant
+ Special events assistant
Volunteers will be expected to make a minimum commitment of at least one 4-hour shift per week. Of course, more shifts mean more Museum fun. Museum hours are as follows: Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
As a SCCMOD volunteer you will:
a)be given an initial training
b)receive on-going opportunities to enhance your skills
c)be required to be fingerprinted if you are over 18 years of age
d)be included in special Museum Team events and recognized at volunteer appreciation events.
Get More Info & Apply Today: Please contact Patrice Keet or fill out our Contact Form (on our website) to discuss your interest and to receive a volunteer application.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Designated Parking|
Parking & Wheelchair Access
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
Paracruz provides door to door service
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
Monterey Bay Area
San Lorenzo Valley
Santa Cruz County
Unincorporated Santa Cruz
Proceeds from Sales
|Local/Regional History Museums|
|This record last modified October 16, 2014|