Work for A.W.E.'s Truck Studio this Summer!
Artist Working in Education's (A.W.E.'s) Truck Studio program provides meaningful, drop-in art enrichment activities free of charge to children ages 4 - 14 in underserved neighborhoods. We present programs on-site to help participants become more inquisitive, creative, flexible, imaginative and confident, while fostering a sense of community among children, artists, and Milwaukee neighborhoods.
The Truck Studio consists of a fleet of four brightly painted vans stocked with art supplies and staffed by teams of one Lead Artist, two Team Interns, and one High School Intern. Combined, the four Truck Studios will visit approximately 18 Milwaukee parks and playgrounds. Visits take place on weekday afternoons from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. for six weeks, beginning June 23rd and running through Aug. 1, 2014.
Our summer positions are a great PAID opportunity to use your creative talents to impact the lives of Milwaukee children while inspiring and renewing your artistic perspective! Click here for the Call for All Truck Studio Positions.
Read below for more information on open positions. Click on the links for full job descriptions.
High School Interns (part of the MPS Arts Internship program)
To apply for the high school internship you must
• Be at least 16 years of age at the start of work
• Be currently enrolled in high school (in ANY district)
• Be a resident of the City of Milwaukee and/or attend an MPS school
Team Interns (college-level or beyond)
Creative, adaptable and dedicated community artists and/or those working toward degrees or coursework in Studio Art, Art Education, or Art Therapy. Applicants who already have experience working with urban youth are preferred.
Professionals with teaching experience at the K-12 level, either in schools or in the community-at-large. Degree in Studio Art, Art Education, or Art Therapy is preferred but not mandatory. Lead Artist candidates must have prior work experience supervising others/managing a team.
Our goal is to build diverse teams of artists that are dedicated to community outreach & development, and who enjoy working outdoors with community members from a wide variety of backgrounds. Bilingual English-Spanish speakers and artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mandatory paid training for all staff takes place June 16th - 20th, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Truck Studio program will run in the afternoons, Monday through Friday, June 23rd – Aug. 1st, 2014. Applicants must be available to work every day of training and programming.
Application Deadline: Monday, April 7th, 2014
For more information: 414-933-3877 or firstname.lastname@example.org