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March 3, 2016 – Northport Historical Society Seeks Director

The Board of Trustees of the Northport Historical Society seeks a Director to manage all its programs and operations. This is a part-time job consisting of a 24-hour, 4-day workweek. An Assistant Director reports to the Director and works a 16-hour week.
The 400-member Society is located in an historic building on Northport’s Main St. A central gallery provides space for permanent and temporary exhibits. There is a Museum Shop open to the public. A children’s educational program is part of the mission. Much of the Society’s work is performed by volunteers, whose work is coordinated by the Director.
The Director is responsible for the schedule of exhibits, fundraising events, all programs, event hosting, office administration, grant writing, publicity, memberships and ongoing research.
Candidates for the position will demonstrate an understanding of the Society’s requirements and have experience in a related area. This is a leadership position with significant public exposure.
Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements, in confidence, to info@northporthistorical.org.

Funder: Target Department Stores

Program: Field Trip Grants

Summary: Each Target store will award three Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide—enabling one in 25 schools throughout the U.S. to send a classroom on a field trip. Each grant is valued up to $700. Field Trip Grant funds are best used for visits to art, science and cultural museums, community service or civic projects, career enrichment opportunities and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials and supplies. Field Trip Grant funds are best used for visits to art, science and cultural museums, community service or civic projects, career enrichment opportunities and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials and supplies.

Award max.: $700

Eligibility: Education professionals who are at least 18 years old and employed by an accredited K-12 public, private or charter school in the United States that maintains a 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) tax-exempt status are eligible to apply. Educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of these institutions must be willing to

plan and execute a field trip that will provide a demonstrable learning experience for students. Field Trip Grant funds are best used for visits to art, science and cultural museums, community service or civic projects, career enrichment opportunities and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may be used to cover field trip- related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials and supplies.

Contact: 1-800-537-4180. Ask to speak with the Field Trip Grants program manager