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
 Director of Development
Supervisor: Executive Director/CEO
Type:Salaried
Position Summary
YAA is seeking a strong fundraising professional to position the museum for continued success in corporate/foundation/individual, membership, fundraising events and endowment building efforts. The Development Director will focus on increasing the donor base with assistance from the museum's Board, Executive Director/CEO and Development Department staff, helping to build a culture of philanthropy at all levels. As a member of the Museum Management Team, this professional will participate in institutional policy setting, fundraising implementation, fiscal oversight and relationship building.

Responsibilities
Successfully manage and direct YAAs annual fundraising efforts, meeting museum budgetary goals from various constituent pools.

Successfully participate in YAAs future capital campaign, under the guidance and in association with the Executive Director/CEO and Board members.

Provide guidance and direction to staff and volunteers and build Development team to assist in accomplishing fundraising goals.

Oversee all fundraising activities including proposal writing, prospect identification, database management/wealth screening, cultivation efforts, solicitations, gift acknowledgement and donor/sponsor recognition.

Work in concert with the Executive Director/CEO and Board members in increasing the YAAs profile in the community by attending key events, meetings and networking socials.

Provide professional direction and support to Board of Directors Development Committee and related Task Forces and Committees. Actively participate in Board retreats, orientations, cultivation tours, solicitations and related activities.

Education: Bachelor degree required. CFRE or equivalent certification/experience required.

Skills & Qualifications
Knowledge of South Florida funders, donors and media representatives are a plus.

Proven leadership in major gifts fundraising, including the management of staff and volunteers.

Tangible experience in building the donor base with various constituent groups.

Excellent communication skills including the ability to engage the interest of prospective major donors and initiating follow-up strategies.



Experience
A minimum of seven (7) years of proven fundraising experience as well as management of professional staff is required.

Prior experience in capital fundraising a plus.




How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Director of Development. No phone calls please.
Part Time
 ArtHouse Art Educator
Supervisor:
Type:Part-time, hourly
Position Summary
Visual Arts teacher to work at our after school art program for children at the YAA ArtHouse.
The ArtHouse is a community initiative, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale. It is a creative place making hub in Northwest Gardens (NWG) in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The ArtHouse features studios for ceramics, painting, drawing and printmaking, providing an array of creative art and educational programming for all ages, preschool children through seniors. Through instruction by museum art educators and community partners, and professional artists, residents of 33311 engage in year-round programs, exhibitions, events, community celebrations and public art projects that enhance their community. The ArtHouse is a resident-driven initiative that empowers residents to connect to each other and their community through programs that help them find a common ground – and voice – through art.

Responsibilities
• Write, implement and execute excellent fine art curriculum for ArtHouse programs
• Maneuver social and behavioral needs with empathy and sound judgement
• Serve as a liaison with community members, YAA and its neighborhood partners
• Assist with additional ArtHouse programming as needed
• Maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of the facility, indoors and outdoors
• Participate in the operations of the Young At Art Museum as needed
• Serve as an advocate for YAA within the community
• Distribute flyers weekly to homes in the NWG community
• Communicate frequently with residents the programs at the YAA ArtHouse
• Help with preparing and facilitating events at the ArtHouse
• Create examples and research music, drama, movement artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools for classes
• Attend team meetings, workshops, special museum events, etc


Education: • Associate degree in art • Bachelors Degree Art, Art Education

Skills & Qualifications

• Strong communication skills
• Experience implementing curriculum
• Strong customer service skills; positive and energetic attitude; collaborative work ethic


Must be available Tuesdays- Saturdays and evenings as needed.



Experience
• Experience teaching art and/or community educational programs
• Experience in addressing the needs of parents and young children of diverse ethnic and/or socio-economic backgrounds

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: ArtHouse Art Educator. 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.



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