Venice Arts seeks a part-time Program Assistant for our Media Arts Education programs. The Program Assistant works under the direction of the Program and Outreach Coordinator and responsibilities include:
GENERAL PROGRAM SUPPORT
YOUTH & FAMILY ENGAGEMENT
VOLUNTEER ARTIST–MENTOR ENGAGEMENT
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate must be extremely well–organized, detailed–oriented, and highly efficient. Prior experience working in an office setting managing multiple priorities, preferred. Must demonstrate ability to organize work in a calm and organized manner. Candidate must have excellent communications skills in English and Spanish, and be able to effectively respond to the needs of diverse people. Experience on the Macintosh platform and with Microsoft Office, required. Experience with database input and management a plus; Filemaker Pro experience a plus, as is experience with a range of arts software.
As this position interacts regularly with mono–lingual, Spanish–speaking families, candidates must be fully bilingual Spanish-English, bicultural preferred.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a non-exempt (hourly), part-time (20 hours per week) position, paying between $16-$17 an hour, depending on experience. Medical benefits, vacation and sick time accrual, commensurate with hours worked, provided after successful completion of the initial, 90-day period. Standard hours are Monday-Friday, 2pm-6pm; some Saturdays required. Must have a California Driver’s License in good standing.
Send résumé with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected] Please indicate “Program Assistant” in subject line. Please: No phone enquiries or walk-ins. Portfolio, curricular, or other materials may be requested if an interview is scheduled.
Venice Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Venice Arts is a non-profit arts organization whose mission is to ignite, expand, and transform the lives of Los Angeles’ low-income youth through photography and film education, and to use our participatory storytelling practices to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities around the world.