The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is always looking for energetic, upbeat people who love to work with children. In particular, we are looking for individuals who have experience in education, theater or child care.
Although CML is not hiring full time staff at this time, we encourage anyone interested in CML to check out our volunteer options.
Visitor Services Associate
Love what you do! Join the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry team.
Located in beautiful downtown Charleston, the Children’s Museum of Lowcountry is a non-profit children’s museum dedicated to engaging young children’s potential through experiences that spark imaginations and stimulate curiosity using the power of PLAY.
Visitor Services Associates will be the front line and the face of the museum, having interactions with all of our guests. CML is currently looking for applicants’ interested working in an educational and playful non-profit environment where children birth to 10 years old play and learn through our hands-on and engaging exhibits. Applicants likely to thrive in this environment will be energetic, self directed, enthusiastic to learn and teach, friendly, and customer service driven. We are looking for employees who have a reliable schedule and are comfortable interacting with the public including small children. Prior job experience working with children is not a requirement but some of those skills translate well into the Visitor Services position. Primary job responsibilities include working at the front desk greeting customers, signing in members or taking admission payments, operating a cash register, general tidying of the museum throughout the day to maintain exhibit orderliness. Other duties could include deep cleaning projects in the morning and occasionally hosting weekend birthday parties and facilitating programs.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have a reliable and consistent schedule
- Must be able to complete related duties
- Must be able to lift 20 lbs. on a regular basis
- Must be able to pass a background check and drug test
Skills and Experience:
- Child care, education, customer service, cashier, retail experience
- Strong communication skills to confidently explain information and converse with customers of all ages
- Organizational skills to effectively process check-ins and other work as needed
- Self-confidence to take the initiative of various tasks and projects
- Achievement-motivated to work with CML to set and surpass realistic sales goals
We are currently seeking multiple part-time employees to work a minimum of 15 hours/week. Set afternoon shifts during the week and weekend.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to alonzo@exploreCML.org.
The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is an equal opportunity employer.
We hire Camp Counselors throughout the year for our seasonal camps. If you’re interested in applying for this position, please check back here. We will begin accepting resumes for Turkey Time Camp and Winter Wonderland Camp in August and Spring Break Camp and Summer Camp in January.
Camp Counselors will be interested in working in an educational and playful non-profit environment where children 3-10 years-old play and learn through our hands-on and engaging activities and exhibits. Applicants likely to thrive in this environment will be energetic, self-directed, enthusiastic to learn and teach, friendly and customer-service driven. We are looking for employees who have a reliable schedule and are comfortable interacting with the public and small children. Prior job experience working with children is preferred. Primary job responsibilities include leading small groups in camp activities and Museum play, monitoring safety and behavior, and supervising teenage volunteers.
Turkey Time Camp and Winter Wonderland Camp applications will be available soon.