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


The Children’s Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing person for our Playologist position. Playologists are integral to the day-to-day operations and overall success of the Children’s Museum. They are 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. The ideal candidate is an outgoing, self-motivated individual who thrives on working with families in a dynamic environment with a wide variety of job responsibilities and demands. This position reports to the Visitor Experiences Manager and the Director of Programs. 

Full job description, here.

Want to know more? Read about A Day in the Life of a Playologist, 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: jobs@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.