Demonstrator-Guide/Tree Climber (Islands of Samoa)19 hr, TBD
Job location: BYU–Hawaii
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-08-14
If you currently have a job on campus, please use the internal job board.NOTE: You can only have 5 open student applications at a time. Job SummaryProvides interesting and exciting cultural demonstrations and lectures to all guests.Job ResponsibilitiesPosition Scope
Provides cultural information through demonstrations and lectures, and teaches songs, dances, crafts, games and cultural phrases to guests.
Learns how to create, maintain and/or do repairs of moderate difficulty on cultural artifacts, buildings, and props using a variety of equipment and materials.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the manager.
Must be in good health and have a voice that can endure up to four hours of speaking in any given time frame
Must be capable of moving freely among the guests and be capable of a full range of body movement.
Must be able to communicate in English.
Must know the basics of playing the ukulele.
Must look Polynesian.
Must attach resume and current semester class schedule (weekly view format).
Should be knowledgeable about the culture being represented.
Should be able to speak the language of the culture being represented.
Should be a high school graduate.
No prior work experience necessary.Job DetailsDepartment
Islands of SamoaWork Schedule
19 hours, TBDPhysical RequirementsUsually works outdoors or in an open air atmosphere.
Job hazards include, but are not limited to, minor burns and cuts due to demonstrations involving the use of fire, minor skin abrasions, serious injury due to falling during a coconut tree climbing demonstration, colds, sunburn, and a strained voice.
Uses a coconut husker, scissors, lauhala stripper, needle, ice pick, poi pounder, tapa pounder, poi balls, tititorea sticks, hand fan, spear, club, drum, lali, tin can, bass, guitar, ukulele, banjo, uliuli, puili, ipu, blackboard and eraser, cleaning cloth, pail, megaphone, electric cart, van and truck.
Uses coconut leaves, husks and midribs, lauhala leaves, tapa, mulberry tree inner bark, hibiscus fibers and dyes, stone, wood, feathers, banana leaves, Polynesian foods, yarn, and chalk.
Work schedule varies according to assigned work shift, Monday through Saturday with one day off.Experience