Employment

ARTS employs a variety of passionate artists and arts administrators that continually support our mission through their endeavors.  At this time there currently no open positions. Please check back for updates, as our staff needs may change. Thank you for your interest.

Volunteer

ARTS relies on the generosity of individuals from all over San Diego County to fulfill our mission to enhance the lives of children and youth facing adversities through the creative arts. Your love, dedication and creativity brings transformational healing to these children. ARTS is comprised of individuals from all walks of life who possess a great variety of skills. Artistic ability or background is encouraged but not required for all positions.

To apply for a volunteer position, please complete a volunteer application and attend one of our monthly volunteer orientations. During the orientation, you will receive instructions for additional requirements and training.

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Internships

ARTS values the important mentorship process integral to successful internships. The internships are not paid positions but provide essential experience & knowledge. Interns develop skills that enable them to enter the professional field with the toolkit they need to succeed. To apply for an internship send a resume and cover letter to hr@areasontosurvive.org and specify which internship you are interested in the subject line of the email.

Operations

Location: ARTS Center in National City
Hours: 4-10 hours per week
Compensation: Service Learning and Community Service hours
Description: Assist with operational functions of arts nonprofit. Intern will learn professional relationship building skills, nonprofit systems and   organizational management. Daily tasks for intern would include filing, editing Excel spreadsheets, calendar management, as well as some phone and email correspondence. Administrative experience preferred, but not required.

Facility Management

Location: ARTS Center in National City
Hours: 4-10 hours per week
Compensation: Service Learning and Community Service hours
Description: Assist with facility related functions of arts nonprofit. Intern will learn professional relationship building skills as well as facility management tools and procedures. Daily tasks for intern would include editing Excel spreadsheets, facility planning and management, hardware & software systems archive process and management, as well as facility maintenance systems, phone and email correspondence. Knowledge software systems and administrative experience preferred but not required.