949-428-3900 29 Hubble, Irvine CA 92618 | Mon – Closed | Tues – Sun 10am – 4pm



Our work IS play! Put your talents to use at the most playful museum in Orange County – Pretend City Children’s Museum! We’re always looking for imaginative, dynamic individuals to help bring our museum to life. Be part of creating extraordinary learning experiences across academic and child development disciplines. Our team has 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.


Current full-time positions:

    Current part-time positions:

    Upcoming Pretend City Events

    Other Positions 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.

    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.


    Volunteers are one of Pretend City’s most valuable assets. Have fun while playing an important function; help us reach our goal to educating young children and their families in this unique and inspiring environment.

    Internships at Pretend City offer current college students and recent graduates the opportunity to work within and learn more about the non-profit environment in a child-development/education focused organization.


    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.

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    Healthy Kids, Healthy Museum

    To protect the health of Pretend City Children’s Museum community, we ask families to please only come play with us on days that everyone is feeling well.

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