Employment

Have a passion for inspiring children to become lifelong learners? The Virginia Discovery Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals to join our team and help foster intellectual curiosity and development for all children in our community. VDM welcomes more than 70,000 visitors annually, and for nearly 40 years, the Museum has provided hands-on educational opportunities for newborns to children age 8 in a safe environment where families can explore, imagine, and discover together. Founded in 1981, VDM is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


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Current Openings

The Virginia Discovery Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No telephone inquiries.

Museum Assistant

Seasonal: July 5 - Aug. 19  |  Part-Time: Mon-Fri, 8:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

The Museum Assistant reports to the Director of Operations and serves in a seasonal support role during the summer, directly assisting Museum staff with various duties related to Summer Camps, the Museum Teen Internship program, and Visitor Services.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

To Apply: Mail a cover letter and résumé to Lindsay Jones, Director of Operations, Virginia Discovery Museum, P.O. Box 1128, Charlottesville, VA 22902 or email them to operationsdirector@vadm.org. No telephone inquiries.


Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or operationsdirector@vadm.org, or visit the Contact Us page to find out how to best direct your inquiry.