Inspiring a Vibrant Toledo


The Arts Commission is committed to diversity and inclusion in the selection process and is an equal opportunity employer. Job listings will be posted below as they become available.

We're looking for those who are as excited about our city as we are.

Open Positions

Artist Services and Subgranting Manager

The Arts Commission (TAC) is a non-profit organization focused on making our community more vibrant by providing professional opportunities for artists and arts organizations and enhancing the organization’s visibility and impact. This position will plan, develop, coordinate and manage the implementation of Artist Services in conjunction with the Subgranting and Artist Services Committee. The position blends implementation and monitoring in compliance with applicable regulations of three artist grants programs with the opportunity to provide an array of other resources, including networking and educational/professional development opportunities, to the local artist community.


Lunch Coordinator

The Young Artists at Work program (YAAW) provides young people ages 14-18 with a paid apprenticeship to learn artistic and professional skills, under the direction of professional artists, art educators, or instructors. 

This position is a contracted paid part-time employment (June through August 2024) to deliver a safe and healthy lunch program to Young Artists at Work apprentices in partnership with Connecting Kids to Meals. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Procure supplies from Connecting Kids to Meals site

  • Deliver lunch to YAAW lunch site 

  • Oversee YAAW apprentices during lunch break

  • Lead the assistant in serving food safely if applicable

  • Submit reporting documentation in a timely manner

  • Lead lunch site clean-up 

  • Report data to Connecting Kids to Meals officials in a timely manner 

  • Return supplies CKTM site 

  • Interact in a professional manner with the public, donors, Arts Commission staff, and The Arts 

  • Commission Board of Trustees. 


  • Be in attendance, on time for the entire length of the program (June 24 – August 2, 2024) plus training

    • 11:00am pick up supplies 

    • 11:30am delivery to lunch site, food prep 

    • 12:00 – 1:00pm serve lunch and supervise apprentices

    • 1:00 – 2:00pm clean up lunch site, return supplies to CKTM site and report numbers to CKTM 

    • When possible provide 48 hours notice to Arts Commission Artist and Youth Services Coordinator of any schedule conflicts for carrying out responsibilities.


  • Provide a safe environment for all apprentices 

  • Utilize appropriate safety equipment. 

  • Adhere to OSHA and Child Labor guidelines. 

  • Maintain a physically and emotionally safe environment. 

  • Group management, including conflict resolution

  • Follow food safety guidelines set by Connecting Kids To Meals food safety standards 


  • Maintain records using a consistent system aided by the Youth Services Manager: 

  • Keep accurate records of meals served 

  • Report daily logs to Connecting Kids to Meals within a timely manner

Impact on the Organization 

  • Engage and employ at-risk and under-served youth, that represent Toledo’s diverse economic, ethnic and racial Constituency. 

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 


  • Food service experience preferred 


  • Ability to be creative and flexible 

  • Ability to exercise independence and sound judgment in decision-making

  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs 

  • Access to transportation to transport supplies back and forth between sites 

  • Ability to work well with all types of people 

  • Ability to meet program and project deadlines 

  • Ability to work as effective member of team 

  • Demonstrated organizational skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Reporting Relationships 

  • Receives work direction from this position: 

    • Youth Services Director 

  • Works in Coordination with: 

    • Connecting Kids to Meals representatives

    • Young Artists At Work Staff

    • Glenwood Lutheran Church representatives

To apply email a resume and 2 references to yaaw@theartscommission.org