Camp Coordinator (Seasonal, Temporary)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Monday May 9

Artspace is a non-profit visual arts center located in the center of downtown Raleigh. Our mission is to inspire positive community impact through art. We believe art should be celebrated and valued as an essential part of our vibrant and healthy community. As a home for creativity and social practice, Artspace offers artist residencies, exhibitions, arts education, and community-focused programming throughout the region. 

Today, Artspace is one of the largest open-floor studio venues in the country, providing creative space to more than 35 studio artists working in a variety of media, along with three exhibition halls and education facilities for all ages and abilities. This hub of creativity is housed within our 30,000-square-foot historic building that is open to the public for learning, inspiration, and community collaboration. Artspace believes in supporting the development of artists of all ages and backgrounds by providing space to work and exhibit, opportunities to collaborate with fellow artists, community engagement opportunities, and professional development opportunities.

POSITION

The Camp Coordinator reports directly to the Education Manager. This 9-week, temporary position begins on Monday, June 6, 2022 and ends on Friday, August 12, 2022. The Camp Coordinator will be expected to work Monday through Friday from 11:30am-5pm and will be paid a $2,800 stipend. Please note Artspace Summer Art Camp will not be in operation from July 4-8, 2022 and this position will not work during that period. Arrangements for college course credit are highly encouraged. Learn more about Artspace Summer Art Camps.

*Artspace is currently open to the public and wearing a mask is optional in public areas of the building. This position is in a downtown Raleigh office environment with a small team. Most work will occur in the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with check in and check out procedures of campers
  • Communicate with parents of campers in-person, via email or phone 
  • Distribute lunches and supervise lunch hour each day
  • Gathering and purchasing supplies for classes each week
  • Oversee classroom preparations for each week
  • Act as the liaison between Artspace staff, teaching artists and volunteers
  • Assist with ongoing evaluation of summer art classes
  • Enact end of day and end of week procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Rising college junior or senior studying Art Education, Arts Administration, Visual Arts or a related field OR experience in programming or education
  • The ideal candidate has some experience of developing and/or managing youth educational programing (Summer Camp, Student Teaching Experience, Daycare or Afterschool care, etc.) 
  • Technology-savvy with experience in Microsoft and Google platforms
  • Organization and problem-solving skills
  • CPR certification preferred but not required 

Diversity, Equity, + Inclusion

We believe that access to the arts is a right; one which has the power to create positive change in communities. Through education and engagement for people of all ages and abilities, community outreach and engagement, accessible studio space, and art exhibitions, Artspace works to remove the barriers that prejudice and privilege have created so that everyone in our community has equitable access to arts and culture. 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Danny Peña, Education Manager at dpena@artspacenc.org with the subject line including your last name and the position you are applying for. For example: “Smith_Camp Coordinator”. Please submit application materials as Word documents or PDFs. Applications will be accepted until Monday, May 9, 2022.

Teach with us

We are always open to hearing from artists and arts educators who would like to become instructors! Instructors are contract employees who are paid an hourly rate for the time they spend in the classroom.

At Artspace we offer art classes for all ages. Our shortest classes require a one-day commitment and our longest classes run for 6 weeks.

Instructors are contract employees who are paid an hourly rate for the time they spend in the classroom. 

  • Youth Class Instructors are compensated $30 per hour
  • Adult Class Instructors are compensated $40 per hour

Artspace is a place where it’s encouraged to experiment with different media, artistic techniques and teaching methodologies. When scheduling classes we work to make connections between our exhibitions, residencies, and tenant artists. 

If you have any questions regarding our instructor class proposal application or teaching with Artspace please contact David Moore, Director of Community Engagement, at dmoore@artspacenc.org.

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Internships

Artspace provides internship opportunities for undergrad + graduate students. There are no internship opportunities available at this time.

Summer Art Camps Internships

Each summer Artspace offers two paid summer internships to assist with its in person Summer Art Camps. This internship is designed to develop skills in Education Programming and Management for college juniors and seniors majoring in Visual Art, Art Education, Art Administration or MFA candidates. Applications are typically accepted each spring, check back for application form.