Young Artist At Work Youth Apprentice

Application deadline March 19

The Arts Commission’s Young Artist At Work Program is accepting applications for youth apprentices for the 2021 edition. This six-week summer youth employment program runs from June 28 - August 6, 2021. Apprentices are expected to work from 9 AM-4 PM, Monday through Friday. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age by June 28, 2021, to be eligible for hire. Apprentices are expected to work collaboratively with staff and teams, be active participants in discussions, and to produce and create artwork. Youth ages 14-18 with a special interest in performing, literary, and visual arts are encouraged to apply. To apply, please visit the link below and submit all supporting information no later than Friday, March 19, 4:30pm.

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Young Artist At Work Visual Arts Staff

Application deadline February 5

Visual arts staff includes both instructors and assistant instructors. These positions are contracted, part-time positions for March through August to teach visual arts in a six-week summer youth employment program (June 28 – August 6, 2021). Individuals in these positions will be expected to maintain excellence in instruction for the visual arts. The ideal candidates will have demonstrated talent working with youth, a specialization in the creation of public murals, and an expertise in the creation of smaller-scale, fine artworks that will find success in the marketplace. Professional artists, art educators or instructors are encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s degree in Art Education, Visual Arts, Liberal Arts or related field is preferred. Professional artists will also be considered. To apply, please visit the link below and submit two letters of recommendation to no later than Friday, February 5, 4:30pm.

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Rolling Deadline

The Internship Program at The Arts Commission offers experience in delivering innovative and influential programming to the community, educational and professional development opportunities for artists and area youth, advocacy on behalf of artists and cultural organizations, and access to arts and culture for all in the greater Toledo region. We welcome students who wish to broaden their educational and professional experience by working and learning in an arts nonprofit. We are seeking individuals from all disciplines; most importantly we are looking for those who are as excited about our city as we are!

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Programming & Operations Internship

Gain experience working in community through artistic/educational programming by assisting with planning, implementation, and management of various Arts Commission programs including Art Loop, Momentum, Art in Public Places and Creative Placemaking.

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Marketing, Social Media & Communications Internship

This internship is designed to support the overall messaging and communications for The Arts Commission. Interns will gain experience in e-communications, social media research and growth, copyediting, and consistent branding through hands-on training and campaign assistance.

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