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Children's Museum of Sonoma County
PLAYOLOGIST

 

The Children’s Museum is seeking a 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Welcome visitors & help orient them to the Museum exhibit areas
  • Ensure the safety of all visitors by communicating & enforcing museum policies gently & professionally engage with visitors in indoor and outdoor exhibit spaces
  • Must be a team player, with the ability to communicate and support fellow Playologists
  • Provide educational & interactive experiences through play
  • Remain welcoming and approachable at all times to visitors, staff & volunteers
  • Anticipate visitor needs, make proactive suggestions to facilitate a quality Museum experience, respond to visitors who may need assistance
  • Perform opening & closing duties of the Museum
  • Assist in the maintenance & upkeep of program spaces and exhibit halls
  • Facilitate misc. programming: Storytime, Art projects, Science experiment & other drop-in programs

Preferred experience

  • Previous experience interacting with young children, preferably in a teaching environment
  • Previous professional or volunteer experience interfacing with the public
  • Understanding of behavior management strategies
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferable

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate clearly
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors as needed
  • Ability to assist with tasks that require lifting (at least 30lbs.) 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
  • Pay Rate: $12.00-13.00/hr

 

This position requires a mandatory background security screening.

For more info, please contact: Janice Vink, Office Manager |  janice@cmosc.org | 707-546-4069 x 106

 

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