Community Art Apprentice

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Art On Wheels
3108 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA
Posted: April 24 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Community Art Apprentice: This internship is a learning opportunity for individuals interested in community art and public art events. This position reports to the Director of Programs, and will be responsible for and learn the processes behind and assist directly with community art conceptualization, preparation, creation and installation. Intern will also assist with upkeep of studio space, inventory of materials and construction of special projects. Minimum 10 hours / week. Preferably for 3+ months.
Candidates will need to have reliable personal transportation to report as needed.

To apply, please visit the Art on Wheels website: www.artonwheels-va.org/get-involved

About Art On Wheels:
Our arts outreach provides a vital link between the therapeutic benefits of art making to communities which show substantial health improvements from arts participation, yet typically have low arts exposure. In order to create exceptional enrichment experiences our classes, workshops, and community art projects span a range of visual, music and performing arts activities. We work with local artists, educators, and music therapists to bring the very best to our community, and our participants. Our customized, professionally conducted curriculum and projects offer unique and challenging learning experiences and are adaptive to ensure age and ability appropriate programming. Our artists travel with all supplies to instruct participants in their own facilities, which enables our outreach to have a bigger impact on the region. Visit our website for more information: www.artonwheels-va.org.

Responsibilities

Assist directly with community art conceptualization, preparation, creation and installation.
Assist with studio upkeep and materials inventory.
Assist with construction of special projects.
Other administrative duties as needed.

Requirements

Available for a minimum of 10 flexible hours a week.
Reliable personal transportation to various program sites in the Richmond area.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
An organized and deadline-driven work ethic.
An outgoing, friendly personality interested in working with diverse clients.
Ability to lift up to 20lbs during installations.

Skills

Required - Computer Proficiency, Proficient Communicator, Highly Reliable, Comfortable working independently, Excellent interpersonal skills, Multiple Project Coordination
Preferred - Google Calendar, Community Arts

How To Apply

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