11099 S. La Cienega Blvd. Suite 235

Status

Open

Description

Free Arts Mentorship Program Intern will help to coordinate an engaging and fun art program designed to restore hope, resiliency, and self-esteem in children through a 10-week creative arts program facilitated by trained adult mentors. The intern will help to recruit and train volunteers, conduct background checks and assist in conducting 10-week art programs with children and mentors. This intern will work approximatley 15-20 hours per week from June through December.

Qualifications

A background in the arts, fundraising, or media is preferred, but not required. The intern should possess good communication skills and sound judgment, be self-motivated and have an interest in learning about arts programming for youth. Other helpful skills/attributes: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Competency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Experience with databases; Ability to work well and collaboratively with a team.

Background

Free Arts uses art to restore hope, resiliency, and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 4-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty, and/or homelessness. Free Arts creates a safe environment where children can feel, understand, and express their emotions and begin to recover and gain a sense of mastery and empowerment.

How to Apply

To apply for this internship, please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to jocelyn@freearts.org and indicate "Free Arts Mentor Program Internship" in the subject line of your email.