CATA seeks a highly motivated, organized individual eager to join our small, dedicated staff as a Program Intern. This position offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic, innovative arts organization; to benefit from thoughtful mentoring; and to develop strong skills in coordinating and administering arts programs that support a mission-centric nonprofit organization. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and have a strong interest in the arts and/or in issues around disability,and a drive to fulfill CATA’s mission in meaningful ways. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Program Intern is responsible for supporting a variety of responsibilities including:
• Assist in coordinating a robust series of arts workshops, including maintaining and updating master calendar and managing studio workshop schedule
• Help document CATA’s work through photographs and written reports for outreach, program evaluations, print materials, and grants
• Support CATA’s public programs in preparation and planning as well as hands-on work at events themselves
• Assist in preparation for visual art exhibits, including creating pricelists, labels and signage
• Assist in curating and installing art exhibits at local museums and galleries
• Assist in leading two back-to-back workshops on Tuesdays including setting up stations, welcoming artists, assigning tasks, teaching technique, communicating expectations, and clean up. Assist in research and product development, sourcing materials and supplies; communication with vendors.
• Other duties as assigned including upkeep of studio, filing, database entry, and modest amounts of schlepping.
Schedule: Part Time (ideally Tuesdays): Start and end dates are flexible depending on the candidate, with a 6-week minimum commitment. 15-25 hours a week, with opportunities for growth. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (especially Google Docs, MS Word and Excel)
• Creativity, initiative, and strong attention to detail
• Strong skills in interacting with a variety of people
• Must have reliable transportation and be able to find your own lodging
• A background in the arts or humanities is an asset but not required. If you are smart, enthusiastic and willing to learn, we want to hear from you.
How To Apply:
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to kara@CATAarts.org
April 18, 2018
This is a paid internship. Candidates may also arrange for academic credit through their schools.