Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • 11-Dec-2019 to 31-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • Operations
  • Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • Part Time

Part Time Host or Hostess for Science Center Guest Services 

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA's premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our Harsco Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there's always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.


If you have a passion for delivering excellent guest service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our Science Center Hosts/Hostesses are actually known as as InterActors, You will be  responsible for working directly with Science Center guests to facilitate their learning and enjoyment. You'll be responsible for helping guests have a safe, fun, educational AND interactive experience!  Our InterActors present educational demonstrations and programs and provide information to guests.  You also play a key role in monitoring the condition and operation of the science center's exhibits and public areas as well as helping keep exhibits safe, clean and in good working order. Other responsibilities include serving as a Host to our groups during their visits.


This position is part time, Tuesday through Sunday.  And while your primary responsibility will be to "host" our guests, you will also have the opportunity to assist our educators in their programs, serve as an all around "go to" person and work with various departments assuring our guests have a FANTASTIC LEARNING EXPERIENCE! If you are interested in working directly with the public and our guests, and have experience working with children we are interested in hearing from you!


Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at the Wonders Store, digital cinema concessions and Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options
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