We are looking for a creative Art Program Intern with a flexible schedule to carry out an experiential and educational internship. The Art Program Intern is responsible for supporting group and individual art related activities.
Pay Rate: Unpaid
Availability: Program hours are 10am-3pm. Ideal candidate will be available 8-10 hours per week with a consistent schedule.
Organize and inventory art supplies
Assist in group and individual art related activities
Utilize a variety of mediums and therapeutic approaches to encourage personal choice and expression for program participants
Use adaptive techniques and equipment to engage with individuals of all abilities
A successful candidate will possess:
Artistic skills and knowledge of a variety of art mediums
Experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
The ability to act in professional manner at all times.
The ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.
Strong personal initiative and independence.
The ability to manage and embrace change.
Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn.
Education: High school diploma required. College students in health and human services, social work and/or art programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
Other: Portfolio of artwork will be requested upon interview.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Easter Seals Midwest