Employment Opportunities

  • Join Our Team

    Put your talents to use at the most playful children’s museum in Orange County–Pretend City Children’s Museum! We’re always looking for creative, imaginative individuals to help bring our museum to life.

    Be part of creating extraordinary learning experiences across academic and child development disciplines that have the power to transform lives.

    Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime. Create and play alongside some of the most fun, talented, and inspiring people around.

  • Jobs Openings

    Current full-time positions:


    Current part-time positions:


    Other Positions Located Within Pretend City

    Service Systems Associates (SSA) provides the retails operations and admissions functions at the Museum. While the following positions are located within Pretend City, they are directly run by SSA. Learn more at the SSA website.

  • Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

    Volunteers make a valuable contribution to help Pretend City reach our goals of educating young children and their families.

    Internships at Pretend City Children’s Museum offer current college students and recent graduates the opportunity to work with and learn more about the non-profit environment, as well as a hands-on experience 

    Click here to view our available opportunities.

  • Application Procedure

    To be considered for any of the current employment opportunities with Pretend City Children’s Museum, please submit your resume with a cover letter and three professional references to jobs@pretendcity.org.

    The email subject line MUST include the title of the position.

    Pretend City Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, disability, or covered veteran’s status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    Employee Benefits

    Pretend City offers a collection of benefits for all active, regularly assigned, full-time staff employees.

    Insurance – Pretend City offers a wide range of health insurance plans options, all available at little or no cost to the employee and his or her family.

    • Health Insurance Provider Options: Kaiser HMO, Blueshield HMO
    • Dental Insurance Provider Options: United Healthcare PPO 20
    • Vision Insurance Provider Options: CoPower VSP
    • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance

    Time Off – Pretend City staff employees accrue vacation and sick leave based on their time base status (full-time vs. part-time) and years of service to Pretend City.

    • Paid sick leave
    • Paid vacation leave
    • Paid Holidays

    Employee Discounts – employees can receive discounts on items sale at Pretend City gift shop, facility rentals, birthday party rentals, and admission to the museum.