Come Play with Us!  Acclaimed Children’s Museum seeks partners in play.

Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM) is a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, playful experiences. The mission of the Museum is to connect all our communities’ children, and those who care for them, to one another and to a life of wonder, imagination and exploration.  Here, children discover their passions and their relationship to the world we share.

Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings:

Educator (Part Time)
This position will interact with children, parents and adult caregivers on a daily basis in a vibrant and inspiring environment.
The ideal candidate will have excellent “people,” communications and customer service skills. Candidate must be able to work independently while still being a team player. Part-time educators work directly on the museum floor welcoming, instructing and keeping visitors safe.  Educators are also responsible for keeping museum exhibit areas clean.  Educators must be able to lead children’s tour groups during the school year.  Bachelor’s degree and previous experience with children a plus. No relocation expenses provided. Compensation: $14 per hour.
Work schedule:  Weekends and/or weekdays - 9:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. One-two days working - Additional days/hours are possible.

Animal Care Specialist (Part-Time)

This position is responsible for the management of the Museum’s living animal collection (mammals, reptiles and insects).

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, self-starter able to work both independently and as a part of a larger team. The candidate will assess animals’ health, interface with veterinarians and arrange check-ups.  They will also feed animals with appropriate diets, purchase needed food and supplies and is responsible for the cleanliness of animal habitats. Additional responsibilities include maintenance of animal care files and budget expenditures. Bachelor’s degree or enrolled in biology or comparable study and minimum of three years related work experience required. 

Work schedule:  20 hours/weekly, including one weekend day. Application Process for All Positions: 

Application Process for All Positions: 

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating the position of interest to: Human Resources Department, Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530; (516) 302-8188 (fax); or via e-mail to No phone calls or walk-ins, please


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