Plaza Activities Associate (Short-term)
Job Category: Hospitality
Requisition Number: PLAZA001257
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Posted: September 29, 2021
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MA - Boston TFCCS
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Job Details
Department:                  Plaza Activities 
The Christian Science Plaza is a treasured destination for Church members, neighbors, local college students, and visiting tourists. The aim is to offer each guest a thought-changing experience that inspires hope through the “How do you see the world?” exhibits, tours, programs, research and reference services, signage, marketing activities, and web content. 
The Associate position provides an opportunity to share Christian Science widely with the public in a number of ways. Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Plaza Activities: Hospitality, this employee serves alternately as a Church Host, Plaza Host, and Mapparium Host. The responsibilities go well beyond the roles traditionally found in hospitality and tourism. This individual ensures that every visitor to the Christian Science Plaza is warmly welcomed, has an educational and inspiring experience, as well as an opportunity to ask questions.
Church Host duties (33%)
Mapparium Host duties (33%)
Plaza Host duties (33%)
1. Acts as the public face of The Mother Church on the Plaza
2. Performs Host duties in the Welcome Hall
3. Acts as a Greeter for Church Tours inside the Portico
Reporting Relationships
Supervisor:             Assistant Manager, Plaza Activities: Hospitality
Supervises:             None
Regular Contacts
Church Administrator, Welcome Hall Activities and Exhibit Coordinator, and other employees, church members, and visitors from all over the world. 
College degree or equivalent work experience is required.  Previous experience in public speaking, teaching, or conducting tours preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills needed. Clarity in speech is requisite. Ability to be understood clearly by groups in a large space is important.
Work Environment
Activities include walking up and down stairs and being on your feet for extended periods of time, as well as being seated for shorter periods of time.
Christian Science Information
Christian Science practice is at the heart of this position’s interaction with the public. Must be a dedicated, practicing Christian Scientist who is familiar with the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings and life. Must have a strong interest in continuing to learn about Eddy and the history of Christian Science. Must be comfortable and knowledgeable talking about Christian Science with people from widely differing backgrounds and belief systems. Mother Church Membership is required.  Primary Class Instruction is preferred.
Background check required given potential for direct contact with children.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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