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Fort Ticonderoga seeks energetic, active, engaging candidates for the School & Youth Programs Interpreter position. The School & Youth Programs Interpreter executes interactive, immersive living history based programs for groups of students, scouts, and other youth organizations. These programs include outreach programs in classrooms, explaining and demonstrating the personal items of soldiers, and discussing broader themes of geography and logistics. On-site, the School & Youth Programs Interpreter leads military drill and teamwork programs, marching guests in the footsteps of soldiers, and engaging them with ideas of discipline and duty. This position also leads overnight experience programs for scouts, students, & other audiences, leading hands-on learning through period fatigue projects, camp cooking, and interactive tours of these historic grounds. The School & Youth Programs Interpreter executes programs with students, scouts, and other youth organizations on Lake Champlain with 18th century watercraft and through tours on the tour boat Carillon. This position also manages all the interpretive materials used for school and youth programs. This position is also responsible for the purchasing and preparing of interpretive foodstuffs for school and scout programs. When not directly engaged in school and youth programs, this position assists in tours, demonstrations, and hands-on family programs. This position also helps organize, support, and execute living history programs with Public History Department staff.
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