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Boston Children’s Museum is seeking an individual who is well organized, outgoing, adaptable, enjoys engaging with families, has experience working in a multicultural setting, and has experience with community engagement programming to join our Community Engagement (CE) Team. The CE Team supports the mission and vision of the Museum by leveraging many community partnerships to engage children and families in Museum programming and to provide access to the Museum’s many resources.

Reporting directly to the Director of Community Engagement, the Community and Family Engagement Coordinator (CEFC) is responsible for coordinating with various departmental teams in conducting community conversations, scheduling and coordinating group visits, supporting the Museum’s rooftop garden programs and partnerships, managing the CE family engagement programs, and supporting internal and external community events. In addition, the CEFC will support the Director of Community Engagement in exhibit and program development through coordinating, scheduling and community partner outreach.

  • Coordinate logistics for individual and community engagement-sponsored visits
  • Coordinate logistics for in-Museum programming in collaboration with Museum teams, including exhibit-based programming
  • Coordinate logistics for CE-related offsite community programs and events
  • Recruit parents/caregivers for CE family engagement programs and conduct onboarding
  • Coordinate and manage the logistics of CE family memberships
  • Correspond with community partners and organizations
  • Communicate with Museum teams to maintain/update the website and informational materials
  • Attend special events both onsite and offsite as assigned
  • Assist with audience research and collaborate with Museum evaluators
  • Support institutional and departmental initiatives, goals, and operations. Collaborate with Museum leadership to further the Museum’s mission, and to ensure a cohesive staff culture
  • Participate in required all-staff activities, discussions, meetings, and training, and support museum staffing during high peak seasons and events
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned
  • A minimum of High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of work experience in an educational or community-based organization, or related setting
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Demonstrated experience with multitasking and working collaboratively
  • Working Knowledge of Boston communities, resources, and neighborhoods
  • Must be flexible to work various schedules including, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
  • English and proficiency in a second language are required, Spanish is highly desirable
  • Ability to facilitate programs and activities
  • Experience engaging with children and families
Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Must be able to sit, talk, write and type frequently; walk, bend, stoop or kneel occasionally; lift, reach overhead, push, or pull up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: Normal office environment with exposure to typical office equipment and supplies. i.e., desktop computer, multi-line phone, fax, printer, and shredder. The Office space and Museum exhibits can be a fast-past environment, and occasionally may be loud and noisy during peak seasons.

Other Factors: Must have flexibility with work schedule and hours to support the Museum’s programming and events schedule, holidays, weekends, and or school vacation weeks as required. Some travel for external events, meetings, or training. Some work may be performed remotely as approved by the manager.

Job Benefits

(Benefits eligibility is based on regular weekly hours per week)

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Up to 12 Sick days
  • Mass Earn Sick Time
  • Up to 10 Vacation days
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Qualified Transportation Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- Term & Long-Term Disability
  • American Alliance Museum Access
  • New England Museum Association Access
  • Free Admission to 100+ Museums



Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.

Boston Children’s Museum is a welcoming, imaginative, child-centered learning environment that supports diverse families in nurturing their children’s creativity and curiosity. We promote the healthy development of all children so they will fulfil their potential and contribute to our collective well-being and future prosperity.

Creativity. Respect. Excellence. Accountability. Thoughtfulness. Equity.
Boston Children’s Museum is a curious, experimental, and creative learning organization. We have a child and family centered focus, welcoming and respecting all Museum audiences. We collaborate and show mutual respect and support for our colleagues. We recognize that each person has equal, intrinsic worth and deserves to be treated with dignity. We are a culture that innovates, changes, and pushes boundaries to keep the museum relevant. We are responsible to each other and strive to keep our commitments to our colleagues. We have a commitment to high ethical standards. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, respecting the importance of personal growth and family. We have an ongoing commitment to fairness in all aspects of the Museum and we embrace alternative ways of thinking.

Employment Type
Job Location
308 Congress St., Boston, 02210
Working Hours
Weekend, school vacation, and holiday availability may be required.
Date posted
February 6, 2023
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