Join us! We're a team of dreamers committed to providing the best visitor experience possible. Port Discovery Children's Museum is an exciting place to work with a team of professionals who are creative, driven and willing to go the extra mile to help our future leaders reach their dreams and aspirations.
Port Discovery Children's Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to serving kids and families. We create and maintain an environment that values the collaborative-team process and fosters open communication.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. Port Discovery Children's Museum is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin or disability.
Current Available Positions
Outreach Education Associate
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Rare opportunity to join the marketing team for one of the leading Children's Museums in the nation as a Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Join Port Discovery Children's Museum in downtown Baltimore and assist with marketing, communications and outreach in a fast-paced, rewarding environment. Help tell the story of how Port Discovery educates and enriches the lives of children and families by helping children learn through playing. Develop unique promotions, partnerships and marketing campaigns to increase awareness of and attendance at one of Baltimore's top destinations for families. Produce and publish digital content for blogs, social media, e-newsletters, online calendars and more!
Are you knowledgeable and experienced in content development, social media, media relations, promotions, and/or outreach? Driven to help make a difference? Passionate about education? This may be the position for you. Basic photography and videography experience helpful but not required. Minimum one year of experience in public relations, promotions and/or social media required.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. If you are interested and feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by clicking on the following link: http://bit.ly/PD-CMC
Port Discovery Children's Museum has on-going openings for Program Associates. Port Discovery provides a creative work environment and the opportunity to be a major contributor to the success of one of the region's leading educational resources. A flexible schedule is preferred. Weekends and weekday mornings are generally when staff members are needed. Evening events and Overnight Adventures are staff by Program Associates as well. Position offers up to 29 hours per week. Please state availability in cover letter. Must be 18 to apply and we require background clearance before hire.
?Responsible for the overall guest experience as it pertains to the programming of the exhibits and the creative environment within the museum. Experience with the public and excellent customer service skills are required. Early childhood experience and/or art or theatre background ideal. Must be able to facilitate informal education with groups of 30 or more children and adults as well as work with the general public. College students are encouraged to apply.
?This is a part-time, entry level position, with a starting rate of $9.00 per hour. Resume and cover letter, must be in MS Word or PDF format, is required for consideration. Please submit them to email@example.com and note the job title ("Program Associate") in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Housekeeping Associate (Part Time)
Port Discovery Children's Museum is looking for a responsible individual to be our part-time Housekeeping Associate. We can offer a part-time schedule (29 hours per week), incumbent must be flexible and available to work Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and some evenings.
Summary of Position:
Housekeeping Associate is responsible for the cleanliness, upkeep, and light maintenance of the museum facility and grounds. The objective of the incumbent is to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable museum environment for guests and employees. He/she will clean the museum by vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors, and removing trash throughout the facility. Additional responsibilities include setting up for overnight programs, catered events, birthday parties, Board meetings and other events. The successful candidate will have good communication skills and a willingness to learn.
Qualifications and Skills:
1. High school diploma and/or 1-2 years of related experience is required.
2. Ability to lift and move furniture, up to 30 lbs, required.
3. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the janitorial/housekeeping field.
4. A willingness to learn.
5. Satisfactory written and oral communication skills.
6. Willingness to be flexible in scheduling weekends are required as well as some evenings.
Port Discovery Children's Museum provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. The museum is conveniently located right next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking to employees. In addition, part time employees are eligible for dental and vision benefits after 6 months of service.
This is an entry level position, with a starting rate of $9.00 per hour. Resume and cover letter, must be in MS Word or PDF format, is required for consideration. Please submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org and note the job title (“Housekeeping Associate”) in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
Outreach Education Associate
Port Discovery Children's Museum provides experiences that ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play. We are currently looking for a talented and resourceful individual to be our part time Outreach Education Associate.
The Associate will implement and evaluate innovative educational activities, programs, and family activities for young children (ages birth through 10 years old). The Associate will create and implement educational programs for Pre-K and Elementary children, including Afterschool Program, SuperKids Summer Camp, Weinberg Library Initiative, and Museum on the Road. Assists in the maintenance of all outreach materials.
Weekly hours are 24-29. The work week for this position is mid-week, consisting of 5 to 6 hour shifts. Scheduled work hours will be adjusted according to department/ museum needs. Participation in special events, evenings, weekends and holidays will be necessary.
This is a temporary position based on the programming budget and schedule; currently mid-December through the end of May. Opportunity may exist to extend and work summer camp programs based on budget and museum needs. This position provides a great introduction into non-school educational programming
Incumbent for this position must be willing and able to travel to and between the museum and outreach locations, with bins and outreach supplies. Incumbent must also have a valid driver’s license and reliable non-public transportation.
Responsibilities & Duties:
• Provides assistance in the programmatic oversight of Afterschool, Museum on the Road, and Summer/Weinberg Initiative.
• Represents the first line of assistance, direction and interaction with all enrichment partners (i.e.: Afterschool/Weinberg Initiative/Museum on the Road).
• Performs direct service duties for Museum on the Road and Afterschool programs, as assigned.
• Performs direct service duties (in the museum) for Special Events and other programs, as assigned.
• Responsible for thorough understanding and knowledge of all enrichment curriculum/operations, exhibits and programs.
• Prepare program materials.
Education and/ or Experience:
• High School Diploma required.
• Bachelor’s Degree in progress or completed is preferred (in Education Public Health, Arts, or a related field).
• Minimum of 1 - 2 years’ experience working with children and families in a public setting is required.
• Experience in elementary education and community outreach.
• An interest in working closely with children, educator and museum staff.
• Must have excellent organizational, business writing and interpersonal skills.
• Museum experience preferred.
• A valid Driver’s License and reliable non-public transportation is required for this position (for outreach activities).
Port Discovery Children’s Museum provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. The museum is conveniently located right next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking to employees.
If you are interested and feel you are qualified for this position, then please click on the following link to apply: http://bit.ly/PD-OEA5
“Port Discovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.”