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Join the PopUpPlay Team!

PopUpPlay is seeking enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our team as part-time contract Play Facilitators and Experience Designers. As an Experience Designer, you will be responsible for creating engaging and inclusive family-friendly environments, facilitating activities with children and their families, and ensuring the successful execution of events from setup to cleanup. This position is a part-time consultant position, with a pay rate of $25.00 per hour for every event.


  • Create engaging and inclusive family-friendly environments at PopUpPlay events.

  • Facilitate activities with children and their families, ensuring a fun and interactive experience for all participants.

  • Modify activities based on the age, interests, and abilities of the families joining our events.

  • Execute strong events from setup through clean up, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for all attendees.

  • Be available to facilitate events on weekends, evenings, and occasional weekdays at various locations.

  • Thrive working outside in various weather conditions and within different communities throughout Greater Philadelphia.

  • Reliably navigate transportation to events all over Philadelphia.

  • Qualifications:

  • Enjoy working with families and children and have a passion for creating joyful experiences.

  • Be flexible and able to adapt to different activities and situations to ensure the smooth running of events.

  • Arrive on time and communicate any lateness or absences well in advance of event dates.

  • Have, or be willing to obtain, clearances to work with children.

  • Believe in the power of play to build relationships and foster learning.

  • Experience in the arts, education, out of school time and/or event planning and execution a plus.

About PopUpPlay:

PopUpPlay is a Philadelphia-based company that transforms public and virtual spaces into temporary play zones. We mobilize the power and potential of engaging virtual and in-person programming to build community and connect with a global audience. PopUpPlay has a strong track record of facilitating play and relationship development for school systems, families, and community-based organizations across various locations worldwide.

Since our founding in 2014, we have led city-wide Festivals of Play and developed and delivered programming for thousands of children, youth, and families. At PopUpPlay, we believe that people of all ages learn best through playful experiences and hands-on practice. Our mission is to offer tangible experiences to children and youth, enabling them to become effective change-agents in their communities using their current skills and interests. We also aim to inspire educators and families to embrace a more playful approach to learning and demonstrate the power of play for family, children, and youth participants.

PopUpPlay is an inclusive organization that actively promotes and values diversity. We are committed to fostering a positive community culture and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Learn more about us at our website: and follow us on Facebook and Instagram: @popupplayphilly

If you are passionate about creating positive and playful experiences for families, we invite you to apply for this part-time Experience Designer position with PopUpPlay. Send your resume and cover letter to and join our team in making a difference in communities through the power of play!

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