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Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124


Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124


Toy Specialist

LCM shows children they matter and exists to strengthen and support families. Be a part of a place where wonderful things happen daily!




Seeking a welcoming, enthusiastic, and engaging person for our available Toy Specialist position.



Saturday and Sunday, 10 hrs./week. Schedule is subject to change.


Compensation: $16/hr.


Benefits: Paid breaks and holidays, party room and after-hours privileges, Acorn Café and Gift Shop discounts, Employee Assistance Program, and 403b.


Reports to

Museum Store Manager


Job Summary

The Toy Specialist represents the Museum Store as a business within a non-profit business and is responsible for customer service, merchandising, and selling in a fast-paced environment. As well as facilitating purposeful exploration and play through excellent products and exhibit knowledge.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Promote the culture and brand of LCM.
  • Project a positive image of the organization to employees, volunteers, guests, and the community.
  • Assist in meeting annual sales goal of $250,000.
  • Provide customer service and attend to visitor, customer, and vendor needs.
  • Sell inventory and check out guests through the Point-of-Sale system.
  • Assist with strategic inventory merchandising to maximize sales.
  • Assist with receiving and processing inventory shipments.
  • Maintain a clean and attractive store setting with optimal product placement for maximum sales.
  • Facilitate open or guided experiences in the learning and play environments throughout the store.
  • Support planning and facilitation for annual events, such as festivals or large programs.
  • Collaborate with staff and community partners to maximize mission delivery and community engagement.
  • Participate in weekly planning sessions with the Museum Store Manager for successful delivery and impact on young children, knowledge sharing with caretakers.
  • Support training and coordination of employees, volunteers, and strategic partners who will be working alongside the Museum Store.
  • Coordinate with other Toy Specialists, Visitor Services Associates, and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of retail experience
  • Proficient in POS systems and MS Office 365
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of TAM Retail Software Experience



To apply, please submit your resume to Danyelle Vilmenay by clicking the following link:




Thank you for your interest in the Louisiana Children’s Museum.


The Louisiana Children’s Museum is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, representative of the people we serve. We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace helps Louisiana Children’s Museum foster its innovative culture of creativity and play. Louisiana Children’s Museum encourages all applicants to apply. Louisiana Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of their diverse voices, perspectives and background; because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.


The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.