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Cafe Kitchen Team

Café Kitchen Team


Job Description:    

Want to help nourish children’s play? Join the kitchen team at Marbles Café! We’re hiring energetic go-getters to help prepare our tasty, family-friendly menu items with attention to quality, safety and sanitation. Enjoy opportunities to cross-train in guest service too!

We welcome applicants with food and/or customer service experience. More importantly, we’re looking for folks who like to help others, always see the bright side and enjoy working as a team.

About Us

Marbles is a vibrant and growing nonprofit children’s museum in the heart of downtown Raleigh, with a mission to spark imagination, discovery and learning through play. Marbles offers hands-on, minds-on exhibits, creative programs, larger-than-life movies on NC’s only giant screen 3D IMAX, plus an on-campus family café and museum store.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Help set-up and break down kitchen for service
  • Be an expert on the café menu including information on ingredients and allergens
  • Prepare multiple menu orders in a timely manner
  • Understand and adhere to safety and sanitation standards
  • Provide friendly professional service in a fast-paced, high-energy work environment
  • Take initiative and participate in problem solving and positive communications
  • Serv-Safe certified is a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality with the ability and desire to work with others
  • Sincere interest in creating and providing positive, family-friendly experiences
  • Respectful and approachable with high standards for personal integrity
  • Flexible and fun with team-oriented attitude and approach
  • Genuine interest in advancing the mission of Marbles to learn through play

Physical Demands

  • Walking, standing, stooping, bending
  • Moving equipment, pushing/pulling carts, carrying items
  • Occasional lifting of 40lbs or more

Marbles Café operates regular lunch service 7 days a week, with minimal hours after 5pm for special events. This position is 20 hours per week, with availability for shifts between 9am – 4pm on both weekdays and weekends.

Contact Information:  

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to Diane Wardenfelt, Director of Human Resources at or fax to 919.834.3516. Marbles Kids Museum is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply. We participate in E-Verify.

Post Date: 05/30/2018

Guest Service Host

Guest Service Host

part Time

Job Description  

Do you want to be part of a team that plays for a living? Marbles is hiring playful, energetic people for our Guest Service Team. As a Guest Service Host you will interact with Marbles guests in our hands-on exhibits and in a variety of hospitality roles from welcoming field trips to ticketing and point-of-sale. There is never a dull day at Marbles! 

About Us

Marbles is a vibrant and growing nonprofit children’s museum and IMAX Theatre in downtown Raleigh, NC. Our mission is to spark imagination, discovery and learning through play.  Marbles offers award-winning hands-on exhibits, creative programs and larger-than-life movies and award-winning field trip programs in NC’s only certified giant screen 3D IMAX Theatre.


Marbles has grown steadily since opening in 2007, now serving 650,000 annual guests, including families, field trips, summer campers, special events guests and moviegoers. Our movie programming includes immersive, educational documentaries and select first-run Hollywood blockbusters. 

Rotating Host Roles

Marbles IMAX
Think you need to be famous to work in show business? When serving as a Theater Host you will be part of something big by working at MarblesIMAX! Not only will you promoting your favorite on-screen stars, but as a Theater Host you will spend your day interacting with kids and adults, encouraging them to imagine, discover and learn through stunning cinema on NC’s only 3D giant screen.

Museum Exhibits
At Marbles, play is serious business!  When serving as an Exhibit Host, you will help kids imagine, discover and learn by engaging and supporting hands-on play experiences.  Our museum exhibits feature endless opportunities for children to use their imagination - exploring through play what it’s like to be a farmer, a pirate, creating art or designing an outfit, learning how energy is transferred or scoring the winning goal in the hockey rink. It’s your job to jump in and join the play!

Birthday Parties
You are the life of the party as a Birthday Host at Marbles.  When serving as a Birthday Host you help kids celebrate their favorite day of the year! Birthday Hosts facilitate playful party experiences and go the extra mile to make a child’s day special. 

Museum Store
So many toys, so little time. Marbles Corner Store carries a unique selection of toys, games and gifts for all ages. When serving as a Corner Store Host you will create a fun and playful atmosphere that inspires our guests to take a piece of the play home with them!  Cash handling and sales experience are a plus.

Be the presto to our pesto.  When serving as a Café Host you will play a critical role in a family’s day at Marbles, providing exceptional and efficient service and cleanliness in an upbeat and colorful café environment.

Welcome Center
You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  When serving as a Welcome Center Host, you are the first face for our guests, whether arriving as a family or a school group.  You will stay in the loop on all happenings at Marbles and be able to answer any questions during the check-in process. This role in your rotation will keep you on your toes, so quick decision-making skills, an energetic personality and cash handling skills are a must.   

Skill and Characteristics

  • Desire to support the Marbles mission to spark imagination, discovery and learning through play
  • Commitment to maintain safe, clean, organized and fun environments across campus
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Proven ability and desire to maintain a helpful, friendly and playful demeanor in a busy customer service environment
  • Creative and effective problem solving skills
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong guest service skills and values
  • First Aid and CPR Certified preferred
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, be organized, flexible, personable and punctual
  • Expertise in anticipating guests needs and taking the initiative to fulfill those needs


This position requires a flexible schedule, three to four available days per week, including weekend availability. Regular scheduled hours consist of 18 – 25 hours per week.  This position is year-round.

Contact Information:    

To apply, please submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume and references to Diane Wardenfelt, Director of Human Resources, at or fax to 919.834.3516. Marbles Kids Museum is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply. We participate in E-Verify.

In your letter of interest please note your availability and highlight skills and experience relevant to the particular Guest Service Host roles described above.  

Post Date: 05/30/2018

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