Job Opportunities

EAC Summer Camp 2019

            Teaching Assistant           

Job Description:

As part of the Evanston Art Center (EAC) Youth Fine Art (YFA) team, the Teaching Assistant (TA) plays an integral role in helping summer camps and programs run as efficiently as possible. We are looking for energetic, adaptable, self-starters to assist our teaching artists in facilitating educational and engaging art activities for our campers. TA’s are assigned to one camp and teacher per week, and report to the YFA Coordinator and the Director of Education. Summer Camp 2019 runs for 12 weeks beginning June 4, 2019.

 

Responsibilities: 

TA’s are responsible:

  • for assisting our YFA teaching artists in preparing materials for camps
  • assisting in camper check-in and check-out each day
  • maintaining organization of art supplies
  • maintaining general cleanliness of classrooms
  • cleaning art tools and classrooms at the end of each day
  • assisting campers in executing art projects
  • help manage classroom behavior
  • ensuring safety of campers inside and outside on the Art Center. 

 

Requirements:  

TA’s  are often juniors or seniors in high school or college students who:

  • are comfortable working with children ages 4-14, and who have demonstrated previous experience working with or chaperoning children younger than age 12
  • have some familiarity with art-making and a willingness to learn
  • must themselves be at least 15 years of age
  • are able to work a MINIMUM of 8 full weeks (Monday through Friday) of morning or afternoon shifts during the summer

 

Compensation/Hours:

  • TA’s are independent contractors paid hourly, working either morning shifts (8:30am to 12:30pm) or afternoon shifts (12-4pm) Monday-Friday.
  • Each TA is expected to work 20 hours a week, for a minimum of 8 weeks. 

 

To Apply:

Send a resume and 2-3 sentences explaining your interest in the position in the email body to Director of Education Christena Gunther CGunther@evanstonartcenter.orgwith “Summer Camp TA” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

 

 

EAC Summer Camp 2019

     Summer Camp Intern     

Job Description:

As part of the Evanston Art Center (EAC) Youth Fine Art (YFA) team, the Summer Camp Intern plays an integral role in helping summer camps run as efficiently as possible. We are looking for an energetic, adaptable, self-starter to assist in coordinating our summer art camps. The intern will report to the YFA Coordinator and the Director of Education. Summer Camp 2019 runs for 12 weeks beginning June 6, 2019.

 

Responsibilities: 

The intern will be responsible for:

  • assisting our YFA teaching artists in preparing materials for camps
  • assisting in camper check-in and check-out each day
  • maintaining organization of art supplies
  • assisting with wrapping and organizing kids' art projects
  • documenting work of art and campers 

 

Requirements:  

EAC's Summer Camp Intern will be:

  • comfortable working with children ages 4-14, and who have demonstrated previous experience working with or chaperoning children younger than age 12.
  • familiar with artmaking and have a willingness to learn.
  • comfortable using Microsoft Word, Google Drive and spreadsheets.
  • organized and able to multi-task.

 

Hours:

  • Summer Camp Intern is expected to work 10-20 hours a week, for a minimum of 8 weeks. Some scheduling can be flexible, but some availability is needed between 8:15am-10:15am on some days. 
  • Preference is given for availability on Mondays and Fridays.

 Compensation

Note this is an unpaid internship to provide experience. We are happy to support interns who apply this internship for credit or by writing references or letters of recommendation.

To Apply:

Send a resume and 2-3 sentences explaining your interest in the position in the email body to Director of Education Christena Gunther CGunther@evanstonartcenter.org with “Summer Camp Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.