(2) PHEAA Summer Work Study Program Interns/Art Assistants
Deadline: May 6, 2019

The Elk County Council on the Arts is now accepting applications to fill two (2) positions of Arts Assistants. This is a summer internship with funding graciously provided by the Stackpole-Hall Foundation and PHEAA. Students must be residents of Elk County and qualify per PHEAA’s guidelines. If you are interested in this position please see the PHEAA application to confirm eligibility and to apply.

Pay: $10.00/hour, 32-40 hours/week.

Details: Two (2) positions are available during the summer term, May 6 - August 10, 2019, with the possibility of additional dates extending into August. ECCOTA interns must have reliable transportation, be available to work evenings and weekends, have knowledge of the area and an interest in the arts.

Duties include:
Developing, planning and instructing classes and workshops for children as part of our summer youth programming.
Assisting with planning and implementation of the Anything Art Show, Summer Theatre Camp and Visual Arts Camp.
Planning, promoting, and executing additional art activities and opportunities to engage the public, specifically youth.
Engaging with customers to create a good impression and generate sales.
Processing sales transactions.
Providing information to customers regarding artists and regional attractions.
Assisting with daily operations.
Assisting with special events including exhibit openings.
Maintaining cleanliness of the gallery space.
Assisting with displays as needed.
Accepting other duties as assigned.

ECCOTA employees happily assist customers with purchases, inform customers about artists, events and exhibits, process sales transactions, and tend to the upkeep of the gallery space.

Our goal is always to create a lasting and pleasant relationship with customers and artists.

This position requires an organized thinker who works well with a diverse day-to-day schedule. This is not an internship that will put you in a cubicle pushing papers for eight hours every day. Instead, this is an internship that will allow the right person an opportunity to take a leadership role and explore many facets of arts based education, planning, programming, and funding right here in the heart of Elk County.

*Per PHEAA regulations an arts-related major is preferred and the right candidate must work well with children.

Interested students should deliver a copy of their PHEAA eligibility, cover letter, and resume by mail or in person to:

Elk County Council on the Arts
attn: Sara Frank
237 Main Street, Ridgway, PA 15853

For questions regarding the position please contact Sara Frank, 814-772-7051, sara@eccota.com