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Birthday Party Attendant/ Front Desk Staff

Sacramento Children’s Museum
Part Time

Date Posted 2/28/20

Position Summary:

Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Birthday Party Attendant/Front Desk Staff to play a key role in the Museum’s day-to-day operations. This person will facilitate birthday parties and staff the front desk at SCM while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful and responsive customer service at all times. A qualified candidate must be able to work weekends and should have cash register experience, be creative, and enthusiastic about working with young children and their families.



Essential Functions:

●      Host Museum birthday parties and provide birthday families with a positive party experience;

●      Greet birthday families and assist with party set-up, including decorating, and clean-up;

●      Manage birthday party time schedule and itinerary;

●      Regularly communicate with the birthday family throughout the party;

●      Be an enthusiastic birthday party host;

  • Positively engage and interact with guests at the front desk;

  • Assist visitors by providing pertinent information regarding Museum exhibits, programs, and services; 

  • Perform Museum opening and/or closing procedures;

●      Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all SCM staff; 

  • Communicate well with visitors. Remain polite, courteous and helpful;

  • Be a strong team player with a positive attitude; 

●      Perform other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

●      Must be available to work weekends and have the flexibility to work holidays and evenings;

●      Demonstrated experience working with children ages 0-8 in classrooms, museums, recreational settings, and/or afterschool programs;

  • Experience in a customer service role;

  • Experience using a cash register; 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups from diverse backgrounds;

  • Must have the ability to remain calm, be flexible, and foster positive social skills;

  • Must be comfortable with being responsible for a broad variety of tasks;

  • Bilingual skills preferred; and

  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.


To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter in a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to with “Birthday Party Attendant/Front Desk Staff” in the subject line.


Sacramento Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.