PROGRAM INTERN part-time, non-exempt

Arts Education/Administration

Work in a creative environment at midsize non-profit art’s education organization. Over the course of the internship period the intern will have the experience of implementing an entire Youth First Artist-In-Residence (AIR) Program from start to finish. The implementation of an AIR Program consists of interviewing artists for Artist Mentor positions, discussing with school and community site staff the best art-discipline for their site, interviewing site staff about the distinct population of their students, establishing time tables for program implementation, and discussing with TOHYF Professional Artists how best to design a curriculum for the specific students they will be working with. In the course of this project interns will learn to: plan and facilitate meetings with site and artist; design workshops and performances; perform site visits and maintain familiarity with the workshops progress and activity, recruit and research professional Los Angeles artists to add to the TOHYF roster, maintain working knowledge of the California State Standards for the Arts so that they may talk to artists and schools with an informed perspective. As part of the AIR program implementation, interns will also learn how to perform both quantitative and qualitative evaluations for all programs. Intern will be instructed in how to prepare quarterly program reports, assemble and track artist and site contracts, track time sheets and invoices, type up evaluation forms submitted to TOHYF by school staff, and maintain friendly relationships with TOHYF’s roster of professional artists. The Intern will work closely with the Program Coordinator and Artistic Director in all aspects of program design, progress and reporting. She/he will shadow the program coordinator at site visits, collaborative and program-related meetings, and culminating Work-In-Progress Presentations.


Intern duties include, but are not limited to:


Candidate must be reliable and a self-starter possessing excellent verbal, written and computer skills, knowledge in all social media platforms and is willing to travel to the various sites countywide. The candidate will be good with time-management, detailed-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task. BA degree, preferably an advanced degree, and/or equivalent professional experience in related field of study. Familiarity with Mac, Excel, Word, Photoshop and File Maker Pro, bilingual, knowledge of the art education field a plus. Help with organizational events and PR on as need basis. Attend arts events to support and recruit artists and community/school sites. Must have car and valid license.


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Subject Line- Attn: Executive Director

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If you would like to volunteer with us, please contact us and let us know how you would like to help!

*Please note that we currently cannot accept volunteers for teaching or working in our workshops on-site. Our Artist Mentors are paid contractors who are trained and qualified art professionals. If you are interested in applying to become an Artist Mentor, see our Call to Artists