careers

Explore & More is committed to building an experienced and diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our current employment opportunities are listed below; click the job title for a complete description and application instructions.

explore & more is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

(click a job title to see more details)

Security Officer

Explore & More Children’s Museum is looking to fill a part-time Security Officer. No outside post. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm two days out of the week. Officer will observe and report activities, incidents and log in all visitors. Monitoring CCTV’s and conducting indoor patrols. Officer while on duty must be courteous, respectful, and skilled manner when enforcing rules and regulations.

To apply email [email protected]

Cafe Manager

The responsibilities of a café manager include, but are not limited to, working closely in a supervisory role with staff members, developing and overseeing food orders, menu, scheduling, monitoring productivity, and providing feedback to ensure that we are providing the best experience possible to customers. Additionally, a café manager must monitor budgets, including expenses, sales, and profit margins. They also pick up, track and maintain inventory to ensure that supplies are available as needed.

A successful café manager will have experience working in various roles within a cafe and dining room setting and be available to work flexible shifts including weekends, some evenings when museum is open and some non-major holidays. The goal of the café manager is to provide quality food and establish a loyal customer base to ensure a great customer experience.

Explore & More-The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum has as its mission to provide best-in-class play experiences where all children, families and the community can explore, learn, and develop together.  Explore & More fosters and supports its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

To apply email [email protected]

Admissions Staff

Under the direction of the Director of Guest Services & Engagement, the Admissions Staff provide a quality visitor experience to children and their caregivers through welcoming and directing visitors, enforcing policies, accurately responding to questions, selling admission tickets and memberships, as well as providing informa-tion on programs, events, and general information. 

To apply email [email protected]

Play to Learn Facilitator

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Children’s Museum is dedicated to hands-on learning in the arts and sciences through seven educational play zones that highlight the Western New York Community. We serve children, caregivers and educators through Museum visits and outreach programs. Play to Learn Facilitators plays an integral role in the success of the Museum’s mission.

Play to Learn Facilitators will be responsible for facilitating child/caregiver interactions with exhibits and daily programs by encouraging and modeling open-ended and multiple outcome experiences. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe, hospitable, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing environment.

To apply email [email protected]