Work At YAA

Jobs and internships are available for individuals who are looking to work in an inspiring, dynamic environment shaping the lives of children, teens, adults and seniors through the power of art.

Current full time, part time and temporary opportunities at Young At Art Museum are listed below. Click on a job title for more information.

Full Time
 Community Programs Coordinator
Supervisor: Art Institute Manager
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for the coordination and assessment of the following Young At Art Community Programs: ArtREACH, ArtHOUSE and Girls ‘N Power. This position also implements special projects, whether grant-related or for community awareness, and helps develop curriculum and activities for program classes and exhibits. Must manage children in a positive, enthusiastic manner.

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS:

ArtREACH is an after-school art and academic enrichment program for children in homeless and transitional shelters.

The ArtHOUSE is a new community initiative, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale, in which Young At Art has established a creative place-making hub in the newly renovated Northwest Gardens neighborhood in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The ArtHOUSE features studios for ceramics, painting, drawing and printmaking, as well as a computer lab, providing an array of creative art and educational programming for all ages, preschool children through seniors.

Girls ‘N Power (GNP) is an arts-based academic enrichment program conducted at the PACE Center for Girls, a non-residential treatment program and high school for at-risk teens in Wilton Manors. GNP infuses art into PACE’s life skills curriculum by addressing an at-risk girl’s underlying behavioral issues – low self-esteem, poor self-image and poor decision-making.

Responsibilities
Plan and implement artistic curriculums and creative community programs and events, including but not limited to family workshops, monthly resident committee meetings, pubic art projects, after-school and weekend programs, partner meetings, and any other YAA Community related events and programs.

Supervise ArtHOUSE/ArtREACH/GNP teachers and staff, as well as other grant staff as new opportunities arise.

Secure and organize professional artists for public art residencies.

Liaison between Broward County Public Schools, shelters, BCPS Teachers and site; trouble shoot issues as they arise and provide accurate documentation.

Manage and help to resolve students’ social-emotional and behavioral needs with case managers, parents and schools; utilize Conscious Discipline curriculum.

Work with and foster relationships with Northwest Gardens residents and ArtHOUSE community partners.

Organize and fulfill all grant reporting requirements in regards to ArtHouse/ArtREACH/GNP programs including assessments and evaluations.

Ensure proper documentation of each program through photos, newsletters, videos, written testimonials, etc.

Supervise the maintenance of participant files and attendance.

Order and manage all supplies for ArtHOUSE/ ArtREACH/GNP and other grant programs as they arise.

Serve as an active member of the Education Department.

Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community.

Assist with other museum-related duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Art Education

Skills & Qualifications
Understanding of child development and growth.

Exceptional creativity and organizational skills.

Strong communication skills.

Strong customer service skills.

Team player with a positive, energetic attitude.


Experience
One to two years of Education, Social Work, Non-profit/ Museum Management, or related experience.

Two years or more of supervisory experience in community relations with At-Risk populations.

Experience in presenting material to diverse audiences.

Experience addressing the needs of parents and young children of diverse ethnic, race and/or socioeconomic backgrounds.

Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial.

Experience with assessment and data collection of community-based programs.



How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Community Programs Coordinator. No phone calls please.
 Party & Event Coordinator
Supervisor: Director of Operations & Visitor Services
Type:Full-Time, Salaried
Position Summary
Responsible for coordinating, marketing, and promoting special events for and at the Museum including facility rentals, birthday parties, and other events. This position also requires supervision of and recruiting and training party and event staff.

Responsibilities
Birthday Party Coordinator
• Coordinate and facilitate creative and entertaining birthday parties
• Create a fun and enthusiastic environment for all guests
• Act as main contact with birthday party clients
• Sell and confirm Birthday Party reservations
• Collect all party vendor invoices and ensure approval from the Finance Department
• Respond to all birthday party inquiries (online and phone) within 24 hours of receipt
• Maintain birthday party reservations including updating information, verifying reservations, manage special requests
• Check email and voicemail daily
• Work with Education Department to develop and create themes and art activities for parties
• Recruit, train and schedule part-time staff to implement birthday activities
• Maintain appropriate inventory for birthday party supplies and art activities
• Create day of the party agendas for birthday staff
• Assist clients as needed with questions, provide information about Museum and programs
• Coordinate check in and check out/payments for all birthday parties
• Keep an updated list of vendors and support the sales of their services through party reservations
• Coordinate with outside vendors for food/pizza and other party add-ons
• Ensure customer’s evaluations/surveys are performed. Review results weekly and communicate pertinent issues to Senior Staff
• Contact customers for follow-up as appropriate
• Ability to work independently, have good organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Create weekly birthday schedule for party hosts and communicate with the team about the daily tasks and assignments
• Work with the Marketing Department to create promotional flyers, discounts, and program guide to increase sales
• Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned
• Must have communication and interpersonal skills
• Greet guests with a smile, offer assistance, and maintain accurate count




Event Coordinator
• Manage the planning, organization and implementation of facility rentals for the Museum
• Responsible for actively pursuing rental opportunities and all outside sales for Museum
• Conduct prospect research on specific rental opportunities
• Attend networking events, chamber meetings and other opportunities on behalf of the Museum and to increase sales opportunities
• Communicate logistics of events to visitor services, operations, education, store, catering and any other applicable departments.
• Maintain rental client database
• Create facility rental guide and promotional flyers each year
• Update and gather list of vendors
• Coordinate with the vendors on the schedule and services for each event
• Maintain reports of revenue and expenditures
• Create monthly schedule for event staff and communicate with the team about the tasks and assignments for facility rental
• Assist in developing customized contract for each facility rental


Education: • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Skills & Qualifications
• Must have computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Publisher
• Ability to work flexible schedule to include special events, some holidays and evenings
• Excellent customer service, organization, time management, problem solving/resolution, and decision making skills a must
• Multitasking, self-motivated with an ability to lead and motivate others
• Creativity in event design and high attention to detail
• Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills and experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
• A background check is required


Experience
• Retail and Marketing experience, preferably within a cultural venue or other non-profit organization
• Equivalent experience in visitor services/operations, organizing recreational activities, or customer service may be substituted for educational requirement.

Must be available weekends and some evenings.

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Party & Event Coordinator. No phone calls please.
 Outreach Program Coordinator
Supervisor: School & Public Programs Manager
Type:Full-time salaried position, flexible schedule, 40
Position Summary
This position is responsible for coordinating, planning, designing and developing for outreach (classroom, community, assembly, and grant-funded) and Scouts programs. This position is also responsible for training staff and volunteers, ordering and preparing materials, scheduling staff, marketing programs, conducting evaluations, and other duties.

Responsibilities
• Implement and maintain all outreach and scout programs.
• Supervise and train staff and volunteers on the program curriculum, content, delivery, and activities.
• Schedule staff and work with the SPP Reservations Associate on booking programs.
• Evaluate staff and volunteers in the delivery of traveling programs.
• Keep track of the program with spreadsheets for classroom outreach, community outreach, assembly outreach, and scouts and write up reports.
• Order and maintain supplies. Keep up the inventory of program supplies.
• Maintain budget for traveling program expenses and support staff to fill out reimbursements, mileage, etc.
• Develop art activities and create examples.
• Establish an organized system for storage and check-out of outreach kits.
• Supply outreach boxes with materials, digital show boards and script.
• Evaluate programs annually and create new programs each year with new art project, digital show boards, scripts, Standards, etc.
• Develop, implement and maintain all scout program activities including workshops and overnight programs.
• Cultivate and maintain contact and clients lists for all scouting organizations and/or program participants dating back at least five years.
• Aid in the development of marketing strategy for both outreach and scout programs.
• Create marketing flyers for outreach and scout programs.
• Attend outreach and scout programs when needed.
• SPP meetings and send weekly tasks to the SPP Manager.
• Serve as an active member of the education department: assist school tours, outreach programs, museum events, grant programs, birthdays, classes and camps as necessary.
• Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community.
• Serve as a mentor to staff and volunteers on the proper customer service.
• Other duties as assigned.


Education: • B.A. or higher in Art or Elementary Education or other related field

Skills & Qualifications
• Team player with a “can do” attitude
• Strong communication and customer skills necessary
• Exceptional creativity and organizational skills a must


Experience
• Must have curriculum writing experience and working knowledge of Florida’s Common Core State Standards
• Prior supervisory experience necessary
• Prior museum and/or non-profit work experience a plus
• Prior experience working with kids in an art related area is a must
• Prior experience in teaching is a must


How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Outreach Program Coordinator. No phone calls please.
Part Time
 Weekend Manager
Supervisor: Director of Operations & Visitor Services
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for supervising weekend floor operations including implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the safety, cleanliness and highest quality visitor service experience as well as the supervision of weekend floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteer staff.

Responsibilities
Job Duties:
Supervise and train floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers on the Museum floor
Devise and maintain schedules for the floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers (i.e. lunch breaks, floor and workshop coverage)
Serve as main contact for customer inquires and/or complaints on the floor and birthday parties
Participate in the evaluation of the floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers
Assist in the execution of workshops and special projects
Assist with housekeeping operations including standards of cleanliness
Ensure adequate supplies for all weekend floor activities and birthday parties
Serve as chief customer service quality control officer on weekends

General Duties:
Serve as an active member of the operations department (i.e. front desk knowledge, sell memberships, classes, camps, and fieldtrips, general housekeeping and safety)
Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community
Serve as a mentor to staff and volunteers on the proper customer service
Other duties as assigned


Education: B.A., B.S. preferred

Skills & Qualifications
 Team player with a “can do” attitude
 Strong communication and organizational skills necessary
 Superior customer service skills required
 Strong skills in dealing with children and adults
 Must be able to commit to weekends and some weekday/Evening hours




Experience
Prior hands-on museum experience strongly preferred
Prior supervision of staff and volunteers
Customer Service experience required


How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Weekend Manager. No phone calls please.
 Visitor Services Associate
Supervisor: VIsitor Services Manager
Type:
Position Summary
Greet visitors with a friendly, professional service-oriented approach. This position is responsible for serving as the initial contact for all visitors to the Museum; providing information, addressing questions, concerns or needs related to its operations, programs and services.

Responsibilities
• Greet all visitors, introduce Museum to visitors with visitors guide and other appropriate materials
• Collect admission fees, enter in computer/register, keep track of demographics
• Verify current memberships for free admission including reciprocal programs
• Become knowledgeable of Museum’s programs, classes, camps, birthday parties, memberships and special events and be capable to communicate same to visitors
• Answer phones, direct calls to appropriate people; provide information by phone, in person and by email
• Book birthday parties, classes, camps and other appropriate programs
• Process program (membership, classes, camps and birthday party) applications and enter information into appropriate computer database
• Handle admission, membership, camps, class and birthday party questions and issues
• Process, record, balance all cash, checks and credit card receipts
• Communicate with Weekend Front Desk staff, send weekly email with notes and tasks to complete
• Assist in greeting and processing group field trips
• Keep Front Desk, Lobby and vending area neat and clean
• Restock informational materials at Front Desk and Lobby area, making copies as needed
• Support Gift Shop staff, assist customers, and complete sales.
• Perform other duties as assigned, support Museum staff with mailings, prep, etc., as needed
• Be a center of emergencies: i.e. lost child, reset alarm, rest room problems


Education: High School Diploma required

Skills & Qualifications
• Minimum High School diploma
• Office, reception and cash register experience
• Computer knowledge: Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks POS, Sage
• Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills a must with the ability to multi-task
• Ability to effectively and courteously communicate with children and adults
• Dependable, maintain scheduled work hours and on occasion for special events or training.
• Pleasant, upbeat personality with a positive attitude


Experience
Prior customer service and retail experience required

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Visitor Services Associate. No phone calls please.
 Birthday Party Host/Hostess
Supervisor: Birthday Party Coordinator
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for serving as host/hostess at birthday parties and assisting guests in the museum galleries.

Responsibilities
Serve as birthday party host/hostess

Set up birthday party room (e.g., paper on tables, balloons, chairs, birthday sign and art activity)

Interact with and assist host family, including set up and serving of food and cake, collecting film, carrying gifts and leftover food to host family’s vehicle, etc.)

Conduct art activity, distribution of materials, explanation of project, assisting children with project and art activity material clean up

Interpret museum exhibits for guests

Clean room (sweep, mop, wipe down counters), take trash to dumpster and set up for next party


Skills & Qualifications
ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AND FLEXIBLE WEEKDAYS

Team player with a “can do” attitude

Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills

Skills in dealing with children and adults


Experience
Prior museum and/or non-profit work experience a plus




How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Birthday Party Host/Hostess. No phone calls please.
 Museum Educator
Supervisor: School and Public Programs Manager
Type:Part-time, Hourly
Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing museum tours and conducting outreach programs.

Responsibilities
Work with children, parents, volunteers and other staff members in a positive, enthusiastic and responsible manner is essential. Assist with the organization and implementation of tours, off-site outreach programs, drop-in workshops, special events, birthday parties, museum floor, and other programs as needed. Regularly clean, organize, and restock museum program materials and floor supplies.

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Skills & Qualifications
Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends.
Must be detailed, accurate, professional, and possess excellent verbal communication skills.
Must have positive and energetic attitude.
Must be able to work with diverse populations and age groups.


Experience
Experience teaching art and/or community educational programs preferred.

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Museum Educator. No phone calls please.
 Fashion Intern
Supervisor: Art Institute Manager
Type:Part Time
Position Summary
This position is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementing of summer fashion workshops for teens at Young At Art Museum Art Institute in preparation for the Annual Recycled Fashion Show in November 2014. Young At Art Institute serves hundreds of teens annually in the Art Institute alone. The intern will be primarily responsible for assisting up to 20 teens with concept develop, mood boards, pattern construction, sewing and other technical elements. The position also requires communicating with teens and parents regarding deadlines and requirements and record keeping.

Responsibilities
Job Responsibilities:

• Assist in executing an extremely creative and cutting edge, fashion curriculum for Art Institute teens through a series of summer workshops
• Assist in teaching fashion workshops with teens
• Create examples and research artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools
• Interact with students, parents, staff and volunteers in a positive manner
• Meld the importance or process and product into each lesson
• Implement positive behavior practices in the classroom
• Maintain cleanliness of assigned art studio, doing inventory, restocking art supplies and reordering with prior approval by the Art Institute Manager

General Duties:

• Serve as an active member of the education department
• Maintain assigned art studio
• Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community
• Serve as a mentor to students, staff and volunteers on proper customer service
• Assist in the operations of the Young At Art Museum as needed
• Attend and participate in team meetings, workshops, special museum events, etc.
• Other duties as assigned



Education: Working towards BFA or BA in Fashion

Skills & Qualifications
• Exceptional creativity and organizational skills
• Positive and engaging demeanor
• Experience in presenting material to all age groups but primarily children
• Skills in dealing with parents, seniors, adults, teens, and young children of diverse backgrounds
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial
• Maintain personal art website and be a practicing and exhibiting artist
• Team player with a positive, energetic attitude
• Move tables, furniture, lift up to 50lbs, use basic hand tools, and climbing ladders to hang art


Experience
Working towards BFA or BA in Fashion, or equivalent artistic experience

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Fashion Intern. No phone calls please.
 Graphic Design Intern
Supervisor: Marketing/Development Director
Type:Part Time
Position Summary
This position is responsible for assisting in the design and promotion of summer event flyers and graphics for at Young At Art Museum. Young At Art thousands of families annually in the summer alone. The intern will be primarily responsible for assisting marketing and development with concept develop, graphic design, and social media needs. The position also requires communicating with staff regarding deadlines and requirements and record keeping.

Responsibilities
• Work closely with integrated teams to develop marketing materials for print, web, social media, TV, etc.
• Concept and research for upcoming projects
• Create and edit presentation materials
• Assist Creative Services with studio production
• Learn from cross-functional teams
• Administrative tasks as necessary


Education: Working towards a degree in Design, Marketing or Advertising

Skills & Qualifications
• Excellent understanding of Adobe Software Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Strong visual communication and layout skills
• Candidate must be flexible and able to work independently and focus on projects as well as work well with other team members
• Reliable and results oriented; ability to work well under pressure and deliver results within tight deadlines
• Great attention to details
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Experience
Have a portfolio showcasing ability in Graphic Design and layouts

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Graphic Design Intern. No phone calls please.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries. If your qualifications and experience match the needs of the current job or internship opening, potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.