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Junior Ambassador of The Children's Museum of the Upstate

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The Children's Museum of the Upstate

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Accepting applicants on an on-going basis.

PURPOSE: Junior Ambassadors are empowered to serve as a liaison between guest services and museum guests, act as a mobile source of information by retaining museum policies and protocols, are provided autonomy in creative outlets and initiatives with guests from all backgrounds, as well as handle and address safety concerns on the museum floor.

IMPACT GOAL: Maximize guest experience with excellent service, encompassing training through guest services, programs, and facilities.


  • Energetic, outgoing, and friendly, with enthusiasm and interest in being a role model for our future,
  • Strong desire to interact with the public and assist guests from diverse backgrounds,
  • Being courteous, professional, patient, and respectful at all times
  • Able to succeed in a sometimes crowded, noisy environment
  • Comfortable working independently, as well as within a team environment
  • Present a professional appearance
  • Excellent communication skills and can act with diplomacy and tact
  • Comfortable with public speaking, or interest in gaining this skill


  • Greet and welcome guests and groups, answering questions and informing them of TCMU rules, as needed.
  • Direct guests to programs, pop-up events, and other key points of interest
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures (as needed)
  • Stay knowledgeable of current exhibitions, programs, and events
  • Be knowledgeable of safety and emergency procedures
  • Be evaluated and respond positively to constructive feedback.
  • Attend mandatory orientation and trainings.
  • Offer general information about museum
  • Offer constructive feedback about the museum, exhibits, programs, and guest experiences to maximize knowledge of continued betterment.

TIME COMMITMENT: Junior Ambassadors are asked for a minimum service commitment of six months, with 10 or more hours per month (no less than 60 hours). Additionally, Junior Ambassadors must attend all training sessions.

TRAINING: All ambassadors participate in the "New Ambassador Orientation." New Junior Ambassadors attend a Classroom Training and Floor Training, as well as shadow experienced Ambassadors or a TCMU Programs Associate for their first one or two shifts to gain comfort with the tasks and procedures.

BENEFITS to the ORGANIZATION: Junior Ambassadors play an integral part in TCMU’s Operations by becoming the community of compassionate problem solvers that are enhancing the guests’ experiences through intentional and inclusive play. They are the role models for our future TCMU kids. They are our mission. They continue to support our mission by providing a friendly, welcoming environment where guests can play, learn, and grow while having fun doing it.

Our vision is that no barrier is bigger than a dream. Being an ambassador for The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, you are knocking those barriers down by becoming the dream we have envisioned having for this facility.

BENEFITS to GUESTS: Junior Ambassadors help create the environment where experiences are enhanced through social, creative, and informative engagement. Junior Ambassadors ensure thateach guest gets the most out of their visit to the Museum.


  • 20% discount on items purchased in the Retail Store
  • Professional recommendation letter upon completion of program signed by the Executive Director
  • Potential for transferrable college credit
  • Potential opportunity for employment**
  • Membership for Junior Ambassadors is upon completion of 10 hours and through 2 months after the last Ambassador shift is completed
  • TCMU Ambassador Newsletters
  • Gain new skills and experiences
  • Meet interesting people from all around the world
  • Achievement of personal and professional goals
  • Recognition and gratitude for your service
  • Invitations to annual Volunteer Recognition Events and other special events
  • Other rewards and recognitions will be given for Ambassador service that goes above and beyond expectations of TCMU and will be given at the discretion of museum staff
  • Satisfaction of providing a valuable community service

4 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
    Sundays only
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Sundays only
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About The Children's Museum of the Upstate



Mission Statement

The Children's Museum of the Upstate sparks a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play.


The Children's Museum of the Upstate is the 7th largest children's museum in the US. It offers 18 interactive exhibits for guests of all ages, afterschool programming, special events, birthday parties, and public hours programming in the areas of art, science, health, fitness, nutrition, woodworking, and early childhood education.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts


300 College StreetGreenville, SC 29601



  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months with a total of 60 hours. Flexible scheduling!
  • Please email with your resume and cover letter to apply.

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