Employment Opportunities

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is a workplace which inspires creativity and curiosity through joyful exploration! We emphasize the importance of lifelong learning, with a focus on nature conservation, collaborative arts, and science experiments.

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is a wonderful place to build a career in the museum field. Our team is all about education through play; whether it be on the museum floor, through our field trips, or with our Wonder Camps.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE); bilingual and bicultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are currently hiring for the open positions below:

Employment Opportunities

  • Play Pal (Birthday Party Assistant)

    Friendly and confident individual who is able to host multiple birthday parties on a given day. This individual needs to be adaptable, flexible, and comfortable communicating with birthday party groups. The Play Pal will be responsible for the set-up and break-down of each birthday party and facilitate on-site birthday activities such as making slime!

    Full Job Description HERE.

  • Membership & Front Desk Coordinator

    CMOSC strives to make the Museum accessible to all families. Our The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is seeking an enthusiastic person for our Membership & Front Desk Coordinator position.  The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter with exceptional communication and leadership skills, who thrives on working independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a wide variety of job responsibilities and demands.

  • Playologist

    Highly motivated and outgoing individuals whose primary role is to provide exceptional experiences to all of our visitors through play, program facilitation, and policy enforcement. Playologists help with exhibit set-up and breakdown, encourage public interaction with exhibits, and ensure the Museum facility is clean and ready for visitors.

    Full Job Description HERE
  • Summer Camp Instructor

    Camp Instructors are outgoing individuals who thrive on working with children in a dynamic and fun environment. They help provide exceptional experiences to all of our campers through play, and curriculum facilitation. This is a temporary, part-time, non-exempt position, with employment from June 5 - August 10, 2018.

    Full Job Description HERE

  • Outreach Assistant

    The Children’s Museum seeks an experienced, outgoing, and bilingual educator to serve as a Museum-on-the-Go Assistant. This position reports directly to the Outreach Manager, and indirectly to the Director of Education. The Outreach Assistant helps the Outreach Manager deliver programs to school groups, library patrons, and community members at special events.

    Full Job Description HERE
  • Field Trip Docent

    Reporting to the School and Community Programs Coordinator, Field Trip Docents incorporate a love of children with an interest in science and the arts to lead on-site field trips for early elementary students. This includes teaching curriculum, encouraging student interaction with exhibits, as well as helping with program set-up and breakdown. This is a part-time, non-exempt position.

    Full Job Description HERE

To apply to all positions

Email your application documents as a PDF or Microsoft Word attachment (please do not send your application embedded in the text of the email message):

Subject line: “Specific position – your name”
To: janice@cmosc.org

Include the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 references (please note affiliation)
  • Availability

Please do not call the Museum. Inquiries should be through email only.


About the Children's Museum of Sonoma County

The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County (CMOSC) is a nonprofit founded in 2005 with the mission to inspire children’s creativity and stimulate their curiosity to discover the world through playful exploration of the arts and sciences. Designed for families with children from infant to age 10, the Museum offers interactive, hands-on exhibits and experiences focused on art, nature and science. CMOSC also brings these experiences to schools and community events through our Museum- on-the-Go outreach program. Visit www.cmosc.org for more information.

What We Offer

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County offers a dynamic and fun environment where all staff members contribute to creating an innovative workplace that helps achieve our mission. We provide professional development in the areas of administrative services, museum, and non-profit work.

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.