The Community Engagement and Administrative Intern will collaborate with YMF’s Community Engagement Coordinator and Programs Director in the day-to-day administration of YMF’s community engagement initiatives. The intern’s primary project will focus on helping create a community asset map for local arts resources, liaising with businesses and organizations, and acting as an organization ambassador to neighboring families. Additionally, the intern will assist with programming and the general operations of a fast-paced nonprofit organization. This position will work approximately 15 hours per week from August through March and can be amended to accommodate the intern’s school schedule.
Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for creating access to arts education and an interest in music and/or education. Successful applicants will possess a desire to better understand the importance of building community across different networks, organizations, and artists; an interest in working with families to promote arts education; and the curiosity to explore how data impacts programming. They should also have strong social and interpersonal skills, an awareness of their communication style, and organizational, multitasking, and office suite skills (Apple OS, Google Suite). Applicants may also have an interest in educational research, social media, and communications.
The Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) empowers communities to find creativity, connection, and joy by providing access to high quality music education and experiences. Through responsive and strategic programming and partnerships, YMF provides a sustainable solution for music education in neighborhoods that lack the infrastructure to support ongoing arts programming. In addition to bringing tuition-free, weekly music instruction to over 4,500 students at 26 partner schools and sites throughout Los Angeles in the 2019-2020 school year, YMF also supports onsite community-initiated programming, performances, events, and student scholarship opportunities.