Downtown Play Leaders

Our Play Leaders are the ambassadors of the Children’s Museum! These positions embody our mission to inspire growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. Come support families in our community by welcoming them to the first cultural institution children visit, creating a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.


Play Leaders are the face of the Museum and engage with all guests in a friendly, professional manner. These positions check-in guests, operate the cash register, sell museum memberships, and respond to guest concerns, questions, or comments. Play Leaders may also act as Managers on Duty. Play Leaders help to maintain a safe, fun, and extraordinarily clean environment for guests, maintaining cleaning protocols including cleaning restrooms throughout the day, emptying trash, sanitizing exhibits throughout the day, and mopping floors. These positions may also lead dance parties, floor activities, and story times.

These are full time positions with full benefits. The Museum’s operating hours are currently Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30-5.

Skills and Abilities:

Successful candidates will be friendly and enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children and families. Excellent customer service skills are a must! Experience operating a cash register and/or in a retail environment is required. Experience working with children is ideal.

Candidates should be able to pass a background check. Candidates should have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds. These positions require walking, standing, and lifting for the majority of the shift.

To apply:

Please email your resume to with “Downtown Play Leader” in the subject line.

About Us:

The Children’s Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children’s Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together. 

Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.

The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.