Employment

From actors, to educators, exhibit developers and more, The DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is committed to creating extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences and early childhood development that have the power to transform the lives of children and families. We hire for a wide range of positions and seek applicants (who love kids) who possess the potential, enthusiasm and desire to join our team and further the museum’s mission.  

Current Employment Opportunities:

To Apply:
Please send resume and salary history to info@DiscoveryKidsLV.org.  Please put job title in the subject line.  Only complete submissions will be considered.
No phone calls.

Manager of Volunteer Services and Youth Works

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum seeks a self-motivated full-time Manger of YouthWorks and Volunteer Services to recruit youth and adult volunteers to work in the museum. This team member is a very integral part of the Programs and Education Department but also supports other departments within the museum structure. S/He will elevate a very successful youth volunteer and internship program. S/He will also continue to establish a strong adult volunteer program as well as plan and implement all initiatives regarding the operation of the entire volunteer program. The position reports to the Deputy Director. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will be experienced in education, training and management. S/He will also be trained as a part of the Manager on Duty team which manages the daily logistical aspects of the museum floor operations including programs and the visitor experience.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, education, social sciences or related field required, with a minimum of three years managerial experience. Museum or training experience preferred.

Schedule: Wednesday – Saturday

Salary:  We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent fringe benefits, a supportive team, and professional growth.

Birthday Party Presenter / Presenter I

Discovery Children’s Museum seeks a part-time self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with dynamic presentation skills to work in a fast paced, high energy environment.  S/He will facilitate birthday experiences mostly held on weekends; including but not limited to duties such as setting up and preparing the experience rooms, facilitating activities, invoicing, etc.  S/He may also work as a part of an interpretive floor team comprised of adults and teen volunteers and interns. In this roll, s/he will interact with teachers, students and families to explain hands on exhibits and present interactive demonstrations. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will have excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. S/He must also have the ability to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Qualifications: High school diploma required. Some college preferred. Teaching and/or early childhood education experience preferred. Excellent customer service experience and skills is necessary.  Candidate must possess dynamic presentation skills, accurate and detail oriented, with ability to handle fast-paced environment in a friendly and professional manner. Spanish is a plus.

Schedule: Saturday and Sunday; weekday availability is a plus.

Compensation: Part-time, $9.40 an hour.

 

Discovery Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Please visit our Volunteer page HERE.