• Regular Hours: Tues-Sat, 9:30-4:30. Sun, 12-4:30. Closed Mondays.


Join our Fun and Dedicated Team!

We love working at the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut and we think you will too.

Find our updated list of available positions here, or if you’re interested, take a look at our volunteer positions.

Part-Time Museum Educator

CMSECT has need for a Museum Educator. Applicants with a college degree, teaching experience working with different ages of children and science knowledge/background a plus. If you can be fun and silly on top of it all, even better! This is a part-time educator position available immediately and includes teaching both on and offsite as part of our Outreach Programs. Must have own transportation, be able to lift 50 pounds, and stand for long periods of time.

Send cover letter and resumé to:
Donna Dione, Education Coordinator
Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357

or email to: d.dione@cmsect.org

Part-time Visitor Services Associate

The Visitor Services Associate is responsible for assisting the Visitor Services Coordinator in attending to visitor needs and all aspects of membership maintenance and growth. Must be friendly and comfortable working with youngsters, both 2-legged and 4-legged!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to —

Front Desk responsibilities, including:
• Greeting and welcoming each guest
• Answering guest questions
• Selling items from Museum Store
• Monitoring volunteers, as necessary
• Cashing out drawer at the end of each day, recording daily information and coupon use.

Organizing Reservations, including:
• Birthday parties
• Group reservations
• Class enrollments

Daily maintenance of exhibit areas, as well as birthday party set-up and clean-up.

Other duties or responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
1-3 years in hospitality, retail or museum experience preferred.
Computer skills — FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
Candidates are required to pass a background check.
Must be able to bend and stand for long periods of time.
No phone calls, please.

Send cover letter, and resumé to:
Holly Cheeseman, Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357

or email: h.cheeseman@cmsect.org


Please contact Holly Cheeseman, Executive Director for internship application.

Feel free to check out our Volunteers page if you would like to contribute to our community!

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