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Become a Member of Our Team


Part Time Paid

Overview: Are you looking for a fun, yet challenging job? Do you desire a job that is always different? Are you good with kids? If you answered yes to all, then consider becoming a Playologist for the Bayou Country Children’s Museum.  

Reporting Relationship: A Playologist reports directly to the Playologist Supervisor.  


Specific Duties

Customer Service  

  • Welcome visitors to the museum, including paying guests, members, birthday party guests, etc.; ensuring you are always providing prompt, courteous and energetic service to every visitor  

  • Help children and adults fully discover and enjoy the Museum’s exhibits and promote Cajun history and culture  

  • Engage with children and guests to make them feel comfortable and welcome during their visit  

  • Answer visitors’ questions & concerns and assist visitors in exhibits as needed  

  • Operate our point-of-sale system to check out customers and register them as members, for birthday parties and for special events, etc.  

  • Prioritizes and addresses customer needs and demands in a professional manner, providing follow-up and developing cooperative relationships  

Birthday Parties  

  • Prepare for, facilitate and clean up after birthday parties  

  • Ensure a high-quality experience  


  • Keep staff and visitors well informed about Museum programs  

  • Help plan and execute programs such as camps, workshops, and clubs  

Special Events  

  • Help plan and execute special events  

Gift Shop  

  • Stock, straighten and maintain gift shop sales area  

  • Assist customers in purchasing items  

  • Wrap gifts when needed  

Building & Grounds  

  • Secure the Museum’s building and grounds daily  

  • Help with Museum exhibit maintenance and cleaning  

  • Ensure the cleanliness of the Museum’s public and admin areas at opening, closing and throughout shift  

Additional Requirements   

  • Works well under pressure and with large crowds  

  • Calmly and courteously assists visitors in emergency situations in accordance with Museum policies  

  • Accurate cash register and cash handling skills  

  • Physical Activity: sitting, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, reaching, etc.  

  • Must pass a background check and drug screening  

Perform other duties as assigned    

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements of the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. 


This is a part-time position with hourly pay starting at $8 per hour. Expected to work weekdays and weekends.

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