Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
8/4/2019
Job Category:
Education
Art Program Intern
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Easter Seals Midwest | Gladstone, MO
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Job Description

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.

Duties:

* 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.

Qualifications:

* 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