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

We are a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences, located in Garden City, New York.

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, please.

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

Current Positions

Educator (Part-Time)

Lead school groups through the Museum’s play-based exhibits that introduce complex ideas in a fun and engaging way. Interact with children, parents and teachers on a daily basis in a vibrant and inspiring environment.
Work schedule is 9:30 a.m. – 5:10 p.m., 2-3 days per week. Additional responsibilities will include teaching outreach programs and making community connections.  Work schedule for Outreaches varies and is on an as-needed basis (with lead time for scheduling).  Additional days/hours are possible.

Seeking candidate with:

  • Excellent “people,” communications and presentation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently while still being a team player.
  • Bachelor's degree, plus previous teaching experience a plus.
  • Own personal means of transportation
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.  

Occasional nights and weekends required.  No relocation expenses provided.  Compensation: $10 - $12 per hour.


Museum Store Sales Associate

We are looking for a self-starter to join the store team.  The responsibilities of this position will include stellar customer service, selling merchandise and restocking inventory.  

The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience handling cash; 
  • be dependable; 
  • be able to work independently;
  • desire an opportunity for growth;
  • love working with children;
  • exhibit excellent “people” and communication skills.  

Availability to work additional days for substitute coverage helpful and must be computer proficient.   Previous experience preferred.

Work schedule*
Permanent shifts - Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m - 5 p.m.
    Fridays, 9:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Sundays, 11:45 a.m. –  5 p.m.

Additional coverage needed for occasional Mondays and during school and summer breaks.

Rate: $10 per hour.  

*Weekends are a must.  Please do not apply if you are not able to commit to working weekend days.

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