Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Lucy the monsterVolunteer Opportunities

We Love our Volunteers!

We Need People Who

  • Care about kids
  • Are passionate about community
  • Believe in the educational value of play
  • Make learning and creative play accessible to ALL our visitors

What We Need

  • Smiling, friendly people to work at least 2-hour shifts
  • Special event help (during field trips and birthday parties)
  • Outreach events (ex: booths at local events)

You can view a list of upcoming volunteer opportunities here.
Email to molly [at] akronkids.org for more information and to sign up.

 

Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring Interactive Floor Specialists.

Full Job Description:

  • Bring positive energy to the floor; ensure that kids/visitors are having an amazing time
  • Respectfully, joyfully, and whole-heartedly engage in visitors’ journey throughout the museum
  • Observe, interact and engage with visitors
  • Clean up and put away exhibit elements when children are not actively interacting with an exhibit
  • Sell admission, membership and gift shop items
  • Stock fliers, brochures and gift shop items
  • Restock art and workshop supplies as needed
  • Provide caution regarding any broken or damaged exhibit elements; repair as needed and practicable
  • Disinfect and sanitize all exhibit areas as needed and at closing
  • Provide tours to community leaders and groups interested in group events or birthday parties (as needed) 
  • Respond to and resolve situations that may arise, including but not limited to parent complaints, emergencies, accidents, etc...
  • Coordinate with colleagues to ensure that the museum is clean and safe
  • Perform other duties and be involved in projects that contribute to the achievement of the museum’s objectives

Please email resume to Cyndi@akronkids.org

 

Internship Opportunities

The Akron Children's Museum is a great and fun place to internship. We are currently looking for interns for the following areas: 

Education
- Help develop STEAM programs
- Be a program instructor
- Assist with field trips and mobile museum

If interested, please email Margaret Keller at education [at] akronkids.org.