EMPLOYMENT

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.

Camp Counselor
Part-Time, seasonal

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.

Position Overview:

Camp Counselors are responsible for leading small groups in themed camp activities and Museum play while monitoring
camper safety and behavior. CML camps serve children ages 3-10 although children are grouped together by age. The
Museum is host to the best camps and needs individuals that would like to be a part of them.

CML is currently looking for applicants 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.

Requirements:

    • 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, and/or camp experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills to confidently explain information and converse with campers, colleagues,
      volunteers and Museum visitors
    • Organizational skills to effectively keep on schedule and on task
    • Self-confidence to take the initiative of various tasks and projects
    • Achievement-motivated to work with CML to set and surpass realistic goals

Work Hours:

Monday – Friday, typically 8:15am – 4:30pm; camps run May 29-August 17

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to starr@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.

Birthday Party Host Visitor Services Associate
Part-Time

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.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking Visitor Services Associates to serve as Birthday Party Hosts who would be responsible for interacting with guests within their designated party, interacting with guests arriving to the Museum for parties, and ensuring party guest satisfaction throughout the party time. Birthday Parties are offered at the museum Friday afternoons through Sunday evenings. This position must have those hours available.

Birthday Party Hosts will present a positive image of the museum, provide high quality service, take pride and ownership in the museum, and deliver outstanding service to every guest who comes through our doors. In addition, Birthday Party Hosts will perform the following functions:

    • Ensure party runs smoothly in time allotted and interact positively and enthusiastically with children and assume control of the party.
    • Serve food, cake, drinks if needed.
    • Lead children’s activities during birthday parties.
    • Maintain & clean the Birthday Party room.
    • Works within a cohesive team of staff in an open, public space. Constantly promotes a positive team environment and works to establish and maintain open communication among the team.
    • Provides assistance in opening and closing of museum, maintaining a clean museum and is cross-utilized when needed.

Skills and Experience:

    • Must be self-motivated, attentive to detail, and be able to assist all guests with excellent customer service at all times
    • Must be able to work with a large number of children / parents
    • Must have the ability to consistently maintain a positive and friendly relationship with customers and other team members
    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

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.

Visitor Services Associate
Part-Time

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.

Requirements:

                                • 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

Work Hours:

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.