Click for information about…

Non-Profit Fellowship (2018-2019)

Job summary:  Under general direction of the Executive Director, the Non-Profit Fellow will gain experience in multiple areas of nonprofit arts administration, including visitor engagement, data entry, research, project coordination, volunteer management, and marketing. The fellowship will last one year with the potential for a second-year renewal.  This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $27,000.

Minimum job requirements: 

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be comfortable working and interacting with people.
  • Must have excellent written and speaking communication skills to effectively communicate with visitors, artists, and other staff members.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets preferred.
  • Must be willing to work periodic non-standard work hours including nights and weekends.
  • Familiarity with artistic processes helpful but not required.
  • The qualified candidate must possess a compatible commitment to the Arts Center’s brand personality: welcoming, respectful, inclusive, creative, innovative and passionate about art and artists.

 Disclaimer:  This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in this job description and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Niki Kinkade, director@communityartscenter.net

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2018. 

Start Date:  Sometime between graduation and early June, 2018

Arts Exploration Camp Programming Intern
(Summer 2018)

The Community Arts Center seeks one or more engaging and motivated student interns to play a strong supporting role in implementing our summer 2018 Arts Exploration Camp. Every year, more than 100 children participate in a variety of art-focused camps at the Arts Center.

Camp themes for 2018 are: Painting the Forest, Project Runway, Super Hero Camp, Fairy Camp, Mini Masters, Cross-Training for Artists, Dollhouse Camp, The Mona Lisa Is Missing, Island Adventure Camp, and Christmas in July.

Summer education interns will:

  • Lead camp activities, both independently and in partnership with professional artists;
  • Engage with campers, creating positive relationships to help ensure a successful, fun experience for our students;
  • Assist the Marketing Director in documenting camp activities via photography and videography;
  • Create project prototypes and trouble-shoot projects to ensure they are age-appropriate and accessible to students of various abilities;
  • Perform other tasks to support the Executive Director.

Significant arts experience is NOT required for this position, but experience working with children is a must. We are looking for interns who are friendly, outgoing, responsible, and able to work independently.

Arts Exploration Camp will be in session from June 4th through August 3rd with no camp the week of July 2nd. The daily time commitment varies with the camp, ranging from four hours per day (twenty hours per week) to six hours per day (thirty hours per week). Students may elect to undertake a four-, six-, or eight-week internship.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Niki Kinkade at director@communityartscenter.net.

Class InstructorsSue Choi (Instructor) 2

The Community Arts Center is always looking to add talented, enthusiastic instructors to our team! Whatever your medium, if you have a passion for art and a talent for teaching, we’d like to hear from you. We offer classes for all ages – 18 months to adults.  Children’s classes usually meet after school, and classes for adults happen both during the day and at night.  Pay varies with experience. If you’d like to teach for the Arts Center, please fill out our Instructor Interest Form. Our Executive Director, Niki Kinkade, will follow up.

Starry Night Studio Instructors

Artistic and energetic instructors lead this very popular social painting experience, “Starry Night Studio“.  Instructors take students of all skill levels from a blank canvass to a work of art in 2-3 hours following a step-by-step instructions in an evening of creative fun. Students register to recreate specific paintings, bring their food and beverage of choice, follow the instructor’s direction, and leave with their own masterpiece. All materials and media are included.

The Community Arts Center is looking for instructors to lead these events! Are you an energetic, artistic and entertaining instructors who is able to:

  • Create an easy-to-reproduce “masterpiece.” This could be a famous painting in the public domain or a brand-new original.
  • Actively engage and entertain groups of 15-40 students of all ages and experience levels (Children under 14 accompanied by a parent for specific paintings).
  • Give articulate how-to instructions while demonstrating the necessary techniques to create the “masterpiece” within the time frame of approximately two hours.
  • Help set up and take down the necessary studio furniture (i.e. tables, chairs, and easels), supplies and materials.

If interested, please complete the Instructor Interest Form and choose “Starry Night Studio” from the list of classes.