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Jobs & Internships

WEST WINDSOR ARTS SUMMER CAMP ASSISTANT MANAGER 

West Windsor Arts (WWA) brings professional teaching artists and well-trained camp staff together in small groups to allow each camper individual attention and greater opportunities for learning and connecting. And arts camp is fun! With so many options available, some kids join us for the whole summer while others pick and choose their favorite camps and convenient times for their schedule.  

We are looking for a well-qualified summer camp assistant manager to lead our annual summer camp.  A successful candidate MUST also have supervisory experience.  In addition, we are looking for a professional, kind, and courteous individual who is willing to adapt to ever changing camp environments.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Attend Mandatory CPR Training on Thursday, June 20th from 12-3 pm or already be CPR certified.
  • Be available to work full time hours, Monday – Friday from 8 am – 3 pm from June 24 – August 30 (off July 4 & 5)
  • Maintain daily staff and camp schedules in collaboration with the Education Manager
  • Manage day to day operations of indoor arts camps (roughly 28-38 children, ages 5 – 16)
  • Keep camp spaces organized and clean with the support of the camp assistant and counselors
  • Supervise and support Counselors, Afternoon Assistant Camp Manager and Teaching Artists 
  • Assign duties and guide counselor development
  • Document camp programs by taking photos
  • Develop positive relationships with parents and with WWA staff 
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for parents and staff regarding needs, requests, conflicts, and complaints 
  • Work together with the Education Manager in adapting programs for students in need of accommodations and medical support (IEP, illness, allergic reactions, etc.)
  • Provide conflict resolution and problem solving as needed 
  • Provide support for office functions in regards to camp as needed (answering phones, replying to emails, etc.)

Requirements:

Education Level: B.A. or equivalent experience in an educational setting
Valid driver’s license.  Fingerprints/child abuse clearance. WWAC conducts a background check for all employees. 
Salary: $18.00-$20.00/hour (June-August). Status: at will, seasonal, W9 Employee

To Apply 

West Windsor Arts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. West Windsor Arts Council is dedicated to building an equitable and culturally diverse environment. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the arts field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Submit a resume to kirsten@westwindsorarts.org. It is suggested that a candidate visit the camp page at https://westwindsorarts.org/camps/ to get a feel for our summer camp program. Only those with the required experience will be responded to. Please apply to learn more!

Teaching Artists

West Windsor Arts Council is continually seeking energetic teaching artists who are accomplished in their field and passionate about the arts and learning for all ages. We offer classes and workshops for children, teens, and adults in a variety of arts disciplines. We are currently looking for new acting teachers (intro to acting, improv, live action role playing, etc.) and studio arts teachers (skills in drawing, painting, and sculpting).

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Marketing Intern

This position requires skills in arts marketing, writing, social-media tools and trends, and an enthusiasm for WWAC and its mission. The Marketing Intern will work closely with all departments.

Intern will gain and/or improve upon:

  • General communication skills and professionalism
  • Understanding of the inner workings of a lively nonprofit organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of the implementation of a marketing plan
  • Building of design portfolio

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with staff to plan, execute, and achieve goals for visibility of organization through marketing initiatives including:
  • Design and print postcards, ads, and other graphic material to promote classes, camps, and events
  • Update the website (WordPress)
  • Build email newsletters (Constant Contact)
  • Add events to community calendars
  • Maintain and build WWAC’s presence on key social media platforms
  • Write copy for press, social media, and print materials
  • Help distribute marketing materials in the community
  • Create a marketing scrapbook

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Interest in arts marketing
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, social media
  • College coursework or comparable work experience preferred
  • Work well independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills

Hours:

  • WWAC will work with the intern to set a schedule that fits with their coursework and meets the requirements of their internship.
  • Preferred start time of January for spring internships.

To Apply:

Volunteers

Please see the volunteer page for more opportunities to get involved.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

It is the policy of WWAC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, WWAC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.