All positions include WEEKENDS and some HOLIDAY hours.

Preschool Assistants

Are you an enthusiastic team player who loves children and is looking to grow with a like-minded team?

Then NEST Center City wants to speak with you!

We have two immediate openings in our preschool classrooms and we're looking for a warm, enthusiastic educator to jump on board with us! Our facility is a fast paced, three story playground and early learning center for Philadelphia families and we're looking for a candidate that brings something special to our work environment. Your primary responsibilities would include helping prep our Preschool Bound classroom, assist our lead teacher in a two hour preschool prep class, and helping clean and prep the classroom for the next day!

Early childhood education experience is a plus as well as current child abuse and background clearances. Please email your resume and a brief cover letter sighting the reasons you think you'd make a great fit for NEST.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour


Party Hosts & Leads
Want to work, party, and play all at the same time? NEST is looking for people who love interacting with children, have an upbeat attitude, and enjoy giving great customer service. Here at NEST, we host birthdays, baby showers, corporate events, and any other reason to party!
Weekends are required for this position. Experience and/or education in this field is preferred.
Party Hosting at NEST consists of but is not limited to:
·      Set-up and breakdown of all parties
·      Interacting with & entertaining parents and children
·      Reporting to birthday party coordinator
Party Leads are responsible for above plus MUST have experience working with children 1- 6 years old in an educational and/or party setting. Leads will have a talent for working with kids, know how to interact with them and their parents/family, and get them to engage in activities. Party leads will be the leader of the party and facilitator of activities.

Benefits of being a Party Host and/or Lead:
·      Part-Time work
·      Flexible Schedule
·      Exciting opportunity to work in the party event field
·      Fun, rewarding environment

Skills such as singing, playing an instrument, gymnastic or tumbling background, balloon twisting, face painting, etc are a plus!

NEST Musician

NEST is looking to grow it's music program and we hope you're the musician for us! If you love children, great music, and have a flair for the wild and wonderful you might be exactly what we're looking for! Candidates for our lead musician position should have strong guitar skills, the ability to quickly learn new music to keep up with our ever changing themes, have a flexible morning schedule, and, most of all, a love of children and all that they do! While a background in children's music is helpful, NEST's music program is a blend of family favorite songs, focusing on music EVERYONE can enjoy-meaning no more Wheels on the Bus! While our traditional musicians have focused on the guitar, the ability to play and incorporate additional instruments is a definite plus! 


Programming Interns

Looking for somewhere to complete your CO-OP, intership requirements or for school credit? Want to work in a hands-on, fun, rewarding environment? Work along side our Programming Manager as a part-time intern!
Focused on nurturing, creative stimulation, we hold all types of classes from music, sports, movement, gymnastics, cooking, dance, and many more! We also have an Enrichment Program, which are discussion-based classes from 6 weeks to Pre-School Bound! We have the best classes in the Center City area, and NEST Center City will enrich your life at the same time as you enrich others!
Programming at NEST may include, but is not limited to:

  • Assisting in Enrichment and Development Classes
  • Interacting with Parents and Children
  • Setting up classrooms
  • Prepping crafts and creating new ideas for classes
  • Potentially creating and assisting in a NEW exciting class!
  • Report to Programs Manager and work with Program Developer
  • Potential to turn into a paid position

Benefits of being a Programming Intern:

  • Part-Time work
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Exciting opportunity to learn how classes are created
  • Great experience for education students in the Elementary field
  • Fun Environment
Think you’re the right candidate?! Email your cover letter and resume to to be considered.