Employment & Volunteering

The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides mission-based employment opportunities.

Current positions available:

Exhibit Fabricator

We are looking for a creative individual who can work in a fast-paced environment building hands-on museum exhibits. The position supports the exhibits/facilities department to design, build, install, prototype mechanicals, and maintain interactive exhibits for young children. The ideal candidate should be skilled in the use of power tools, and be knowledgeable in the use of various materials including, wood, plastics, metals, and laminates. Knowledge of rough and finish carpentry as well as model making are also desired. The ability to interpret sketches or construction drawings to determine fabrication needs and costs is required. Must be a team player, work well under pressure to solve problems, and meet deadlines. CAD and CNC machining skills are preferred.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, samples of work, salary history/requirements, preference for full-time/part-time/or independent contractor status, and references to Kathy Cannistra at kcannistra@bbcmkids.org (salary is commensurate with experience).



Donate your time and talents to help make a difference for thousands of children and families who visit the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum each year. Individuals, organizations and corporations can support the Museum’s educational mission by supporting benefit events, family programs and projects that work to maintain and enhance our dynamic educational facility.

Volunteer Requirements

Student Volunteers

Earn service hours in our fun, educational environment. Students who volunteer for 100 hours or more qualify for the President’s Student Service Award, a nationally recognized award for public service.

Volunteer Opportunities

To help, please email the Volunteer Coordinator or call (414) 390-KIDS (5437), ext. 221.

Upcoming Events
Mon 27

Be A Maker: Morning Open Making

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 27

Be A Maker: After-School Open Making

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue 28

Be A Maker: Morning Open Making

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
See the Full Calendar
Special Exhibit

Now through April 30, enjoy our special, educational exhibit, Big League Fun! Click here to learn more: Big League Fun