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Spark Imagination for Children and Their Grown-Ups

Do you have a passion for helping children learn through play? We are looking for creative and innovative thinkers who inspire kids and kids at heart to spark their imaginations. We seek individuals with a playful and energetic personality as well as a good sense of humor. An understanding of how children learn and create is a necessity.

Our Mission: The Children’s Museum of South Dakota sparks imagination and learning for all children and their grown-ups through play, creativity, and discovery.

Our Vision: The Children’s Museum of South Dakota seeks to transform the world by inspiring generations to love learning and to believe that life is full of possibilities.

Museum Positions

Café Team Member

With a focus on local, fresh, and healthy food, Café Coteau fuels the play that takes place at the Museum. If you are passionate about food and customer service we’d love to talk to you!

Play Guide

Play like your job depends on it! If you are fun, high-energy, creative, and love meeting new people, our play guide position might be for you.

Program Facilitator

Are you passionate about play as a way to learn? Support our education department by facilitating programs in the areas of art and science while supporting inquiry and enhancing problem-solving skills for children of all abilities.

Museum Studies Internship

Put classroom knowledge to use while working with a creative team in a non-profit organization that fosters hands-on, inquiry-based learning.

Landscape Services Intern

If you don't mind being overseen by a 60-foot long animatronic T. Rex, you'll have a chance to upkeep our outdoor landscaping all while promoting prairie play. With 40 varieties of plants and trees on our piece of South Dakota prairie, every day will be a new opportunity to learn something new.

Volunteer

Whether you are looking for one-time or long-term opportunities, volunteering with the Children's Museum of South Dakota is a great way to bring out the child in you. Looking for a fun way to give back? Volunteer with us!