LA Commons empowers neighborhoods to tell their unique stories through homegrown arts and cultural projects via our Neighborhood Story Connection programming, and connects visitors to these projects through Trekking LA tours.
The Programming Intern will work closely with the Program Director in supporting several LA Commons Neighborhood Story Connections programs, including our Mask Festival and BHC SoLA workshops. The intern will play an important role in organization and management assistance, community partner outreach, workshop supply acquisition and delivery to sites, and art production. Duties include: Maintaining contact list of core partners, artists, youth and staff; Youth outreach reminder prior to each meeting; Resource and delivery of project supplies; and Assisting with workshops.
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A proficiency in Microsoft and internet applications
A strong sense of professionalism and willingness to work with others
The ability to take initiative
Strong organizational skills
An interest in community arts as a strategy for positively impacting low-income neighborhoods
Interest in community arts as an avenue for sharing stories, building community and creating opportunities for youth artists to share their talents and further develop their artistic and leadership skills
Photography and/or graphic design skills is a plus, but not mandatory