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.

No Positions Currently Available.

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. There are a variety of opportunities and commitment levels available for adults and high school students.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Greeter/Ticket Attendant
Create a friendly, welcoming environment for our visitors and set the stage for the rest of the museum visit. Volunteers help direct visitors to areas in the museum and answer guest questions.

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

Office Volunteer
Assist administrative staff with mailings, preparing materials for programs, photocopying, telephone inquiries and general office duties.

Theatre Assistant
Greet audience members, interact with staff and help run theater equipment during performances.

Information Desk
Present a friendly and positive demeanor to our visitors as you welcome them to the museum, answers questions (in person and on the phone) and provide assistance as they complete membership applications.

Woodshop Assistant
Good with tools? Let LICM provide you with a “workbench away from home.”  Help exhibit staff repair and maintain museum exhibits to ensure that the museum operates at peak performance.

Gift Shop Assistant
Are you recognized for the perfect gifts you choose? Volunteer at the LICM store and help visitors select the item that’s just right from our inventory of unique interactive toys. Cash register knowledge and retail experience a plus. 


Following a personal interview with the Volunteer Coordinator and clearance by a background check and check of personal references, individuals are asked to volunteer one day a week, 3½–4 hours per day, during the Museum’s hours of operation. The morning shift is 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and the afternoon shift is 1–5 p.m.  

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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