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Teen Summer Job Opportunities in the ARTS! Riverside, IL Arts Center


Application Deadline May 29th, 2022 ADDRESS: 32 E. Quincy Street, Riverside, IL

They are looking for up to 3 Summer Teaching Assistants to help out at Riverside Arts Center! Duties include assisting in the RAC school with summer camp, glazing, clay reclaim, teacher helper, etc. The candidates chosen will also get the opportunity to assist in our galleries. Our goal is to give our Summer Teaching Assistants a new and unique experience of the inner workings of a vibrant community arts center. Paid positions will be approximately 10-15 hours per week for up to 10-13 weeks. Funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, the goal is intended to give teens valuable work experience in the arts. No previous employment history is necessary. Hours will typically be 12:30 - 5:00 on weekdays, with some Saturdays 1-5, and occasional Sundays for gallery openings and events. All applicants must be age 16+ and currently in high school. RAC is looking for teens that enjoy working with children of all ages and abilities, have an outgoing personality and be able to follow instruction from supervisors. Applicants must be available from June 15 through mid-August, with a possibility of working into September. We can work around family vacation trips when needed. Please email with a letter of interest and 3 references. References can be from employers, teachers, mentors, or past volunteer work. Application Deadline is May 29. We will be interviewing in early June and intend to hire by mid-June. The position will start June 15. Questions? Liz Chilsen, RAC is an equal opportunity employer: RAC does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. The Riverside Arts Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization, funded in part by grants from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, National Endowment for the Arts, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Riverside Township and donations from the Freeark Family and the Abra P. Wilkin Fund.

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