Jobs & Internships

STEAM Support Staff (Part-time)

COGNITION of Davie County, Inc. (Cognition) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Mocksville, NC.  COGNITION is an interactive space for children, families, and the community to acquire knowledge through adventurous play, investigative learning, and creative growth. COGNITION is currently searching for energetic and engaging employees with the ability and interest to work part-time within various departments including Visitor Experience, Exhibit Space, Makerspace, Educational Programs, and Community Outreach efforts.

Position Requirements 

  • Passion and sincere appreciation for Cognition’s mission.
  • Passion for STEAM and willingness to share thoughts and ideas for new events and programs.
  • Experience & desire to work with children in an informal learning environment. 
  • Display a hard working, self-motivated attitude.  
  • Display excellent customer service skills.
  • Willingness to follow cleaning protocols.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and grow as a member of COGNITION.
  • Ability to work several Saturdays per month and occasional evenings. 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Greet and check-in visitors; staff front desk when needed.
  • Answer and direct phone calls and inquiries.
  • Assist with delivery of programs, and facilitation of birthday parties, event rentals, school field trips, etc.
  • Engage with varied audiences (families, schools, general public, seniors) one-on-one to bring exhibits and Makerspace to life.
  • Assist with group programs including activity stations, classes, and summer camps.
  • General support and assisting with tasks and cleaning protocol as needed. 

Position Details   

This position will report to the Site Coordinator. Work schedule can be flexible but will require availability on several Saturdays per month and occasional evenings.  Please send a cover letter and resume to with subject heading: STEAM Support Staff.