Community Programs Apprentice

Submitted by ChiChild on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:50pm

The Community Programs Apprentice will work closely with the Community Programs Artistic Director and Education team to imagine, realize, coordinate and implement courses, camps and family experiences at The Station, Chicago Children’s Theatres new home.

 

  • Design and run innovative craft projects for children and families

  • Train with storytellers, film makers, singers, actors, and other experienced artists while assisting their courses

  • Manage scheduling for meetings between teachers, parents and children

  • Craft proposals for future course offerings and events

  • Document course processes

  • Create and organize website content

  • Conduct research projects relating to courses, camps and activities

  • Maintain list of contacts (artists, potential donors, etc.)

  • Develop and support neighborhood business relationships

 

Time Commitment:

24 hours/week, Starting the week of March 27th - June 10th

 

*This is an unpaid apprenticeship.

*This is an educational apprenticeship, and is eligible for college credit with participating institutions. 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • An interest or skill in performance and craft for children and families (either storytelling, singing, musical performance, filmmaking, painting, drawing, puppetry, etc…)

  • Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexibility and ability to work independently

To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Samantha Buckman at sbuckman@chicagochildrenstheatre.org and CC Frank Maugeri at fmaugeri@chicagochildrenstheatre.org. Please include "Community Programs Apprentice" in the subject line.

Contact Name: 

Samantha Buckman

Contact Email: 

sbuckman@chicagochildrenstheatre.org

Contact Phone Number: 

(773) 227-0180 x15

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • An interest or skill in performance and craft for children and families (either storytelling, singing, musical performance, filmmaking, painting, drawing, puppetry, etc…)

  • Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexibility and ability to work independently
To Apply: 

To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Samantha Buckman at sbuckman@chicagochildrenstheatre.org and CC Frank Maugeri at fmaugeri@chicagochildrenstheatre.org. Please include "Community Programs Apprentice" in the subject line.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Samantha Buckman