Job Openings

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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.

Career Opportunities

Creativity Connectors

This summer, Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) is looking for educators who will serve as a Lead Facilitator for groups of middle school age students and children ages 3-5. A Creativity Connector has responsibility for gathering materials, customizing instruction and following plans and procedures as detailed by the Education staff.

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Experience Coordinator 

The Museum seeks a dynamic individual for the Experience Coordinator position. The Experience Coordinators  make up a frontline team, primarily responsible for ensuring a high quality visitor experience at Providence  Children’s Museum.

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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.

If you are an energetic volunteer looking to PLAY. Click here to submit a volunteer interest form or contact Volunteer@ChildrenMuseum.org . We appreciate your interest in becoming part of the team!

Internships

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.

Work-study

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:

Play Guide

  • 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.

Career Opportunities

Creativity Connectors

This summer, Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) is looking for educators who will serve as a Lead Facilitator for groups of middle school age students and children ages 3-5. A Creativity Connector has responsibility for gathering materials, customizing instruction and following plans and procedures as detailed by the Education staff.

read more

Experience Coordinator 

The Museum seeks a dynamic individual for the Experience Coordinator position. The Experience Coordinators  make up a frontline team, primarily responsible for ensuring a high quality visitor experience at Providence  Children’s Museum.

read more
About Us

Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all through play, creativity, and exploration.

Hours and Admissions

Exhibits Closed
PCM’s exhibits are closed to the public until July 8, 2021 with the exception of vacation weeks. The Museum is available for birthday party and corporate rentals

All staff and visitors ages 2 and up must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times. No exceptions can be made to this policy. Bandanas and neck gaiters are not acceptable mask substitutes.

Group Visits

Providence Children’s Museum is the ideal place for school field trips, camp outings, homeschool and community group trips and Scout excursions.

About Play

While society often overlooks and undervalues play, we are here to celebrate and elevate it. Because we know play isn’t frivolous. It’s foundational.

For Families

Even though PCM is closed, we’ve collected an extensive resource of creative activities that will engage kids and their caregivers wherever you may be.

PCM Lesson Plans

Check out our library of lesson plans for teachers and families. PCM has created a variety of lesson plans for teachers by teachers for children pre-k through early elementary.

Become a Partner

PCM has brought the magic of learning to life for over 40 years. As a trusted resource for families and children in southern New England, PCM is an anchor in our community.

More than a Museum

PCM is committed to serving the children of southern New England – regardless of their financial ability. 40% of the Museum’s budget is dedicated to welcoming one-third of the Museum’s total audience free of charge or at greatly reduced rates through a variety of outreach programs.

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