Jobs at LICM

The Long Island Children’s Museum, located in Garden City, New York, is a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences.

Job opportunities currently include:

Membership Associate—Full Time with Benefits

Job Description for Membership Associate

Are you looking for a great opportunity to work in a fun and dynamic environment? Oversee the membership program at Long Island Children’s Museum? Oversee recruitment and retention of members, maintain membership records, solicits and acknowledges memberships, and prepares correspondence regarding the organization and its programs? Ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.


  • Oversee membership activities for member recruitment, cultivation and retention, membership lists, communications, and events.
  • Process membership cards, distributes newsletters and other publications.
  • Coordinate with mail house to send out member renewals and other direct mail projects.
  • Encourages membership renewals and keeps members up-to-date on program benefits.
  • Provides reports to top management on membership statistics and trends.
  • Maintain membership database. (Altru)
  • Flexible to work early morning or night time events.
  • Cross departmental responsibilities including selling memberships, admission tickets, working events, etc.
  • Educating visitors about membership, responding to members, resolving member issues, and troubleshooting problems.


  • 2 to 4 years museum or non-profit experience.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and be a supportive team member.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must type 70+ WPM.
  • Excellent data entry skills.


  • Museum experience preferred.
  • Altru or Raiser’s Edge experience.
  • Experience with CRM, ticketing, analytics, fundraising.
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, PHP.


  • 28 hours per week; flexible schedule.

Please send your resume and cover letter, including the days you are available to work to: Human Resources Department, Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530; 516/394-8060 (fax); or e-mail to:
No phone calls, please.

The Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Volunteer at LICM

Lend a hand at Long Island Children’s Museum and make a difference in the lives of Long Island families. We’re looking for friendly volunteers with a variety of skills to join the LICM team.

Volunteer opportunities currenlty include:

Assistant Educator
In this position, you will interact with children and families and explain gallery elements to visitors to help enrich their museum experience.


Following a personal interview and clearance by a background check and check of personal references, individuals are asked to volunteer one day a week, 4 hours per day, during the Museum’s hours of operation.

For more information please call Audrey O’Malley, Associate Director of Visitor Experience at (516) 224-5842. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.


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