job opportunities

The Museum is currently looking to hire a Front Desk Receptionist .  We are seeking an enthusiastic person for our Front Desk Receptionist position, an integral part of day to day operations and the forward face of the Museum to all visitors.  The Front Desk Receptionist primarily interacts with families as they enter the Museum, processes admission and membership purchases, answers Museum phone calls, and completes administrative tasks while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive visitor service at all times.  This position operates independently and handles a high volume of activity in a dynamic environment.

This is an hourly, non-exempt part-time position for 16-24 hours/week.
Must be available 1 to 2 week days, at least 1 weekend day, and able to work holidays & school breaks.
Shifts are 8:00-4:30 or 10:00-2:00.  Schedule to be set upon hiring.

Please review the posting description (above link) and include the following items in your application:
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • 3 references (please note affiliation)
    • Availability and shift preference

Please e-mail your application as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to with "Front Desk Receptionist - your name" in the subject line.
Please do not send your application embedded in the text of an e-mail message.
Thank you for your interest in the Children's Museum of Sonoma County!  We look forward to receiving your application.

The Museum is not currently looking Playologists at the moment, however, if you are interested in learning more about being a Playologist, find out below.

Playologists, a part-time position working with children and their families in a learning-through-play environment. You are always welcome to send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Hodge to apply.  

The Museum is currently looking for Interns who are interested in assisting in the development of art, science and early childhood education programming for Museum visitors. Interns would work both on and off the floor helping to develop, prep and facilitate public programming.

The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is currently seeking interns to become “Playologists”. This is a part-time position that provides experience working with children in a learning-through-play environment. The Children’s Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9am to 4pm. Schedules may be flexible to accommodate class schedules and hours may be negotiated.

Volunteer Opportunities can be found here.

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please send resume and cover letter to the contact info listed. Please do not call the Museum. Inquiries should be through email only.

Thank you!