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Job Opportunities

Videographer  (work study)

Seeking a work study student to film and edit two projects.  Experience/knowledge and access to video editing software required.

Website design  (work study)

Seeking a work study student to assist us in our website.  Experience/knowledge in website design and coding required.

Please drop off a cover letter with resume and three professional references at the Children’s Museum of Walla Walla, 77 Wainwright Drive, Walla Walla, WA during our operating hours: Friday-Monday 10am – 5pm

Summer / Winter interns 

Seeking interns and volunteers ages 15+ for our educational programs.

Photographer (Volunteer or trade – one day project)

We would like to update our website with fabulous photos of all the action that happens at the Museum! If you are a photographer and would be willing to do some trade give us a call 509-526-7529! Or email Katy at: [email protected]

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Play Facilitator

Come led a science, music, or art project of your making or ours during our open hours or at Night at the Museum. **High Schoolers get your community Service credit! See full description below.  Call 509-526-7529 or stop by and visit with us.

Board Members

Once a month we get together to support the work of the Museum, provide mission-based leadership, and discuss what the Museum needs to do in order to continue to grow. We create and maintain exhibits, workshops, and events. There is also the excitement of fundraising and grant writing. Minimum requirements for a board member is participating in our monthly meeting. Volunteer hours throughout the year are encouraged. This is a great opportunity to contribute your strengths and talents to a non-profit for the benefit of our communities families. There are no dues, just your time as you have it available. Ages 18-104 encouraged to join. Contact our Director Katy for questions. 509-526-7529 or [email protected]  Attend a board meeting and see if we are a good fit for you.

Event Volunteers

The Children’s Museum has many opportunities to participate in community events throughout the year such as our Carnivals and the Farmer’s Market. These events are possible when we have your help to run our fun-filled, art/play activities for children! Volunteers can be 14-104 years old.  **High Schoolers get your community Service credit!  Join the email list so you can be the first to hear when you are needed.  Email with the Subject line Event Volunteer at [email protected]

Building Maintenance

Love to tinker and fix things? Once in a while our building needs a little attention that is beyond the scope of our staff’s talent. We love having a handy person on call when things go pssst! Call 509-526-7529 or stop by and visit with us.

Yard Care (in-kind/volunteer) 

Need a business write-off? Donating your time doing what you love for the Children’s Museum can be a write-off for your yard care business.  Call 509-526-7529 or stop by and visit with us.

High School Community Service Credit opportunity!

Play Facilitator – Position description
If you enjoy encouraging children to use their imagination, this position is for you! Play facilitators are important in helping families and children get the most out of their visit to the Museum; this role involves modeling behavior for parents to help demonstrate the effectiveness of imaginative play in addition to facilitating both exhibit-focused and specially themed activities and workshops. Play facilitators also help maintain exhibit tidiness to ensure guests of all ages have a safe and secure environment to explore.

   Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitating activities and workshops, may help in planning.
  • Role modeling imaginative play to caregivers and staff in exhibit spaces.
  • Maintaining tidiness and supplies of Museum exhibits throughout the day. .
  • Keeping up to date on museum policies and standards.
  • Providing positive customer service; enforcing Museum’s safety and security policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

   Qualifications

  • Experience or a desire to work with families and children.
  • Flexible availability to best serve Museum needs.
  • Ability to positively and effectively communicate with people.
  • Demonstrated excellence in decision making and leadership skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish skills are a plus.

Open to ages 14-104 years old! Must pass a background check.

To apply come by the Museum Friday, Sunday or Monday morning and chat with Katy. Bring a short note about why you want to be a Play Facilitator and list any experience you have interacting with children.

 

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The Children’s Museum is a 501(3) Nonprofit Museum and is run entirely through community support in the way of grants and private donations. There are several ways to donate: corporate sponsorship, exhibit sponsorship, membership sponsorship, general cash donations and more! Talk to a museum employee today!