Summer Mud Ambassador (Program Facilitator)
Other Summer Mud Ambassador (Program Facilitator) at Minnesota Children's Museum
Available Openings: 3
Industry: Non Profit
Youth Friendly
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $17.00/hr.
Education Level: N/A
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

Calling All Mud Enthusiasts! Do you have a passion for mud? Does the smell of fresh dirt invigorate your soul? Do you enjoy spending time outdoors, even in the heat? Then we have the perfect job for you!

The Minnesota Children’s Museum is seeking Summer Mud Ambassadors to join our team. This is a seasonal position that will run from June to August.

PAY: $17.00/hour

SCHEDULE: 40 hours/week, seasonal (June – August 2024). Must be flexible with days, evenings, and weekends.


OUR MISSION Minnesota Children’s Museum’s mission is sparking children’s learning through play. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion is integral to fulfilling our mission. As a community resource for thousands of families, Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children with a fun, hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover.

ABOUT MINNESOTA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM Located in downtown St. Paul, MN, we employ 55 full-time and 55 part-time employees and engages variety of volunteers and interns. The workplace values that guide how we work together are: Play, Include, Grow, Serve, and Strive.

We are dedicated to growing a diverse and culturally competent team of highly engaged staff and volunteers to reflect and equitably serve the vibrant community around us. We embrace differences in age, ability, color, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; LBGTQIA individuals; people with disabilities; religious minorities; and the elderly.

MINNESOTA CHILDREN'S MUSEUM'S COVID SAFE PLAN Minnesota Children’s Museum is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of our employees and volunteers. We have developed the SAFE Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every leader, manager, employee and volunteer are responsible for implementing this plan. Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in our workplace, and that requires full cooperation.

The museum believes COVID vaccinations are a vital tool in protecting yourself and others. We do not mandate a vaccination at this time and encourage our staff to take preventative steps to slow the spread of COVID by staying home when you are sick, testing when sick or exposed, and masking when sick or exposed.

Minnesota Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work environment.

Applications accepted until the position is filled. 3 positions available. Submit cover letter, resume, and online application at


  • Lead mud-themed activities outside in the museums back yard, for children, and adults!
  • Create and maintain a safe and fun mud environment.
  • Clean up and maintain the mud area.
  • Be a mud aficionado!



  • 3 months of customer service experience
  • A love of mud and a willingness to get dirty!
  • The ability to work well with children of all ages, and adults.
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • The ability to work outside in the summer and stand for long periods of time.
  • The desire and ability to inspire play!


  • Ability to work well with people in general, and to work effectively and comfortably in a variety of settings – from busy to slow.
  • Ability to follow directions, work independently and complete tasks and communicate in an effective manner.
  • Commitment to continued learning for both personal and team growth.
  • Skill in finding and completing additional tasks when assigned work is completed.
  • Daily interest and enthusiasm for working with children, youth, and multi-generational groups.

Minnesota Children's Museum

10 7th Street West
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Transit: On the Green Line, On bus line