Children's Museum of Sonoma County
PLAY PAL (Birthday Party Assistant) 


To provide exceptional experiences to all of our Birthday party guests through play, program facilitation, and policy enforcement.


  • Welcome Birthday group to the Museum
  • Create a safe, fun, and fresh Birthday environment
  • Provide exceptional educational and interactive experiences through play and program facilitation
  • Demonstrate and model a high level of professional conduct and communication with Birthday visitors & staff
  • Perform set-up and break-down duties of Birthdays
  •  Commitment to maintenance and upkeep of Birthday spaces and Birthday program kits
  • Having a keen knowledge of Birthday policy and procedures
  • Assist Birthday Party Coordinator in duties such as; scheduling birthdays and stocking inventory
  • Participate in all team meetings and staff professional development opportunities


  • Customer service experience
  • Must maintain professional work standards
  • Experience & interest in working with young children & their families
  • Ability to interact with young children and the public with enthusiasm and patience
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to resolve guest situations
  • Ability to communicate & relate effectively to a wide variety of individuals
  • Capable of speaking in front of large & small groups of visitors
  • Spanish/English bilingual is preferable
  • Weekend availability is a must (Birthdays only occur on Saturday, Sunday, and some Fridays)

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to speak clearly and hear well
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to assist with cleaning tasks that require lifting and bending
  • Ability to make eye contact and smile – repeatedly

Position Details

  • Hours: Hourly, Non-Exempt, Part-time position ranging from 16-30 hours per week
  • Schedule: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Pay Rate: $13.00-15.00/hr. (experience based)

This position requires a mandatory background security screening.

For more info, please contact: Janice Vink, Office Manager | | 707-546-4069 x 106


The Children's Museum of Sonoma County, 1835 West Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403