EMPLOYMENT + INTERNSHIPs

 
 

INTERNSHIPS: for current students or recent graduates

Imagine Art is seeking interns, descriptions below. Internships include a travel stipend and a free daily lunch. To apply, please send an email to info@imagineart.net

Administrative Internship
Assist Imagine Art with administrative duties related to serving individuals with disabilities, duties include policy research, filing, data entry, serving as a liaison to the general public, answering phones, and other administrative tasks. 

Studio Internship
Assist Imagine Art in the studio with one-to-one interaction with artists with disabilities, including assisting artists with developing and improving socialization, communication, and life skills. 


AMERICORPS PROGRAM

Imagine Art Seeks 10 Artists-In-Residence for the IA AmeriCorps Program

Imagine Art is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Christian Ministry established in 1996 to provide specialized supports tailored to empower artists with disabilities to create art. Non-disabled artists also engage in our studios to create a diverse, inclusive space where all artists thrive. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are dedicated to the principals of inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Position Summary

Imagine Art is recruiting 10 individuals to serve as Full Time Members in the Imagine Arts AmeriCorps Program. The Members/Artist-In-Residence will provide art instruction and mentorship to support artists with disabilities’ development toward professional engagement in the arts. It is our belief that this intervention will result in equalizing the playing field in order that artists with disabilities have the same opportunity for professional success and upward mobility as artist peers without disabilities who access the Imagine Art studios.

Eligibility Requirements

  • High School Graduate (17 Years or older)

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (deferred action does not suffice)

  • Able to pass a criminal background check

  • Working knowledge in one or more artistic discipline and the ability to impart that knowledge to others

  • A commitment to make a difference for artists with disabilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

We are recruiting for Artists-In-Residence with a strong background in design, drawing painting, ceramics, textiles and glass mosaic and skilled in the development of portfolios, social media and web content. Successful applicants must have the ability to transmit their knowledge to artists with disabilities.

Training and Experience

Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA); Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or Social Work Education (CSWE); Bachelor in Public Health (BPH); Persons with a proven track record as a professional practicing artist or craftsman (non-degree); Arts Educator in a non-profit, public or private school setting; Extensive experience in photography, web development, social media, marketing and branding.

Term of Service

11 Months beginning September 3, 2019 through August 1, 2020.

Benefits

Members receive a Living Allowance, Health Insurance and Child Care and earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to utilize toward your further education.

How to Apply

Please visit www.imagineart.net/americorps and carefully review the Detailed Position Description. If you are inclined to National Service and feel that the position fits your current goals, please submit your completed application online. Please refer any questions to Ricardo Hernandez, Program Director at rick@imagineart.com.