ArtStop Education Intern:
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) is searching for a qualified candidate to serve as the Art Stop Education Intern. This position is a part-time, temporary, paid internship.
Art Stop provides free, hands-on art making activities for families during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market every Wednesday and Saturday. The program and internship will run through the duration of the market season. Held outside on 13th St. directly in front of the museum, ArtStop projects are meant to promote BMoCA’s mission to “inspire creativity and foster community through contemporary art”.
All art making materials, project samples and curriculum will be provided each week. The ArtStop Education Intern will work independently to facilitate the art activity with market goers and promote BMoCA marketing materials to expand community awareness of the museum’s exhibits and programming. The ArtStop Education Intern will work independently to properly prepare materials, set-up the market booth, and implement art activities. Additional responsibilities may also require the ArtStop Education Intern’s attention as they arise.
The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with people of all ages (especially children and families) to present simple arts and crafts projects out of a variety of materials. The ArtStop Education Intern should be organized and professional, with a willingness to learn and be enthusiastic about promoting BMoCA’s programs and exhibitions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Be a welcoming, friendly presence at the BMoCA market booth
Review provided curriculum and supply box to understand weekly project
Demonstrate and teach participants how to create the bi-weekly projects
Keep track of attendance for ArtStop participants and Marketing engagement
Photograph and document bi-weekly programs
Act as an ambassador for BMoCA to students, parents, and outside audiences
Desired Qualifications & Experience:
Dependable and reliable
Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, and proactive
Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
Flexible and able to adapt in a fast-paced setting
Interest in or involvement with the arts or museums preferred
Experience that proves strong customer service and interpersonal skills (ex. retail, servers, receptionists, etc.).
Experience in youth education/art programming/teaching
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to safely carry 50lbs of weight.
Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
Ability to communicate in Spanish both verbally and in writing is a huge plus.
Hours & Compensation:
The ArtStop Education Intern position is part-time for 10-12 hours per week.
Saturday market dates: April 1st – November 18th, 2023
– Saturday work hours are 8:45am-2:15pm
Wednesday markets dates: May 3rd – Oct 4th, 2023
– Wednesday work hours are from 3:45pm-8:15pm
The hourly rate for this position is $13.65/hour. Interns may be selected to work either one or both market days each week depending on availability. This position does not include health benefits or paid vacations.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.