We pride ourselves in having innovative employees who love to think, play and create!
Providence Children’s Museum is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Come play, come learn! Come VOLUNTEER!
Volunteers play an essential role to serve PCM’s mission to inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration. Our volunteers engage children and adults in hands-on exhibits, play, explore and facilitate positive learning experiences, gain experience working with children of all ages, and learn about child development and informal education.
Volunteer candidates should have experience working with children and be age 16 or older and be able to commit to volunteer at least 3 months with preference for longer commitments.
If you are interested in volunteer opportunities for our special events, education, as a family or with your company, please contact us here.
Benefits of volunteering include:
- Opportunities to interact with Museum staff
- Training and professional development
- Letter of reference or confirmation of hours
- Invitation to regular volunteer and staff events
- Discount on Museum merchandise
- Knowledge about the Museum and its programs and functions.
PCM seeks interns who are interested in the way children learn and would like to explore a career in an arts, cultural, or educational institution. Interns learn from PCM professionals, while working in all areas of PCM. For more information about internship opportunities, contact Volunteer@ChildrenMuseum.org.
PCM serves as an eligible work-study employer. Depending upon your school’s requirements, most of our volunteer positions can be completed for work-study hours. Work-study positions include:
- Engage children and adults in hands-on exhibits
- Play, explore and facilitate positive learning experiences
- Gain experience working with children of all ages
- Learn about child development and informal education
The Museum looks for people who enjoy working with children and who are friendly, outgoing, organized, responsible, mature, punctual, able to communicate clearly and patiently, and able to work well with peers and supervisors.For more information about work-study opportunities, contact Volunteer@ChildrenMuseum.org.
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Are you a RI teacher that loves playful learning in the classroom?
We’re inviting Rhode Island Elementary School Educators to apply for PCM’s 2022 Playful Practicum! Teachers will be able to participate in a 5-part workshop with museum experts and collaborate on 2 lesson plans that fuel children’s creative thinking, problem solving abilities and PLAY in the classroom.