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Saratoga Arts Opportunities

Summer Camp Teaching Opportunities

Saratoga Arts is seeking teachers for our 2019 summer arts camp. Summer camp art teachers must be certified to teach in NYS (or currently be active on the BOCES substitute teacher registry); have a passion for the arts and proven experience working with children between the ages of 5 - 14; develop and implement age-appropriate, arts-based, lessons (based on the weeks' theme); and work with Saratoga Arts staff and summer camp assistants to ensure the safety and well-being of our summer camp participants. All applicants must be able to work independently, be proactive in lesson and supply planning, and act as a positive role model for children participating in our summer camp. Saratoga Arts offers three, visual-arts programs that run from June 25 - August 31. Hours for our summer camp vary; the teaching schedule is flexible and based on the teacher's availability. Please send resume including three personal/professional references to Amy Coon, Education Coordinator - acoon@saratoga-arts.org

 

Summer Camp | Camp Creativity Assistant (Full time, 9 Weeks)

Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Dates: July 2 - August 31
Working with children ages 8 - 14

Saratoga Arts is seeking a summer camp assistant for our annual summer arts camp. The position is full time in our Camp Creativity program - a visual arts program for children ages 8 - 14. The camp assistant must be available to work for the full length of the program and have experience working with children. The primary responsibility of a summer camp assistant is to ensure the health and safety of each summer camp participants. Other responsibilities include: assisting the teacher with classroom preparation, helping students learn and execute lessons, monitoring lunch and snack periods, and organizing classrooms for daily lessons. The summer camp assistant must be mature, responsible, and act as a positive role model for the children participating in camp. 

Preferred qualifications: a two year degree in early childhood education or childhood development and/or 3 years experience working with children at a variety of learning levels, preferably in a summer camp setting. Experience in art is not necessary. Please send resume including three personal/professional references to Amy Coon, Education Coordinator - acoon@saratoga-arts.org
 


 

Exhibition Intern

This internship offers students the opportunity to receive practical training in gallery and artist management, curatorial practices and exhibit installations, as well as art administration.  Interns will have the opportunity to work on design, marketing and research based projects that meet the needs of both the individual and Saratoga Arts.  This internship will provide an environment where interns can expand upon their knowledge and skills in gallery management and arts administration. Exhibition interns will work closely with the Exhibitions Director.

Student interns must be reliable, motivated and able to work independently. For credit and not for credit internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Emma Huneck, Exhibitions Director at ehuneck@saratoga-arts.org.

Exhibition Internship Application Deadlines

Spring Semester: no later than January 1

Summer Semester: no later than April 1

Fall Semester: no later than July 31

 


 
Volunteer:
 

Do you love the arts? Volunteer for Saratoga Arts! Saratoga Arts relies on nearly one-hundred dedicated volunteers to operate. Without volunteers, Saratoga Arts would not function! By getting involved, you will have a unique opportunity to experience the inner-workings of a dynamic arts center that has grown tremendously since its inception in 1986. As a volunteer, you will also have an opportunity to do the things you love in a beautiful, arts-based, friendly environment where each individual’s skills and talents are maximized and appreciated.

There are many benefits to volunteering for Saratoga Arts. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to connect and network with working artists, arts professionals, the Saratoga Springs art community, and meet dozens of volunteers with similar hobbies and interests. Volunteers learn and develop new skills, can attend special Arts Center events FREE, have fun while helping an organization that offers over a dozen ongoing programs for youth, adults and seniors in Saratoga and the surrounding area, and our volunteers are the most up-to-date on community arts and Arts Center activities and programs.

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at Saratoga Arts please call 518-584-4132!

Art in the Park:

Art in the Park is Saratoga Arts' annual fine arts show and sale, held on Saturday, September 16 from 10am - 4pm. The event, which is attended by hundreds of people, showcases work by fine artists in a variety of media. Volunteer to help artists set up or tear down booths and displays or help at the kids' arts and crafts table and enjoy this day of fresh air, fun, and art. Interested in signing up and helping out? E-mail Emma at ehuneck@saratoga-arts.org and get your name on the list!

First Night Saratoga:

First Night is a New Year's celebration of the arts and community. Each year, thousands of revelers come to Saratoga Springs to experience a wide-ranging variety of arts and music. But First Night would not be possible without the help of all our wonderful and dedicated volunteers. We are again seeking volunteers this year to serve as hosts and hostesses in one of over 30 venues, for a chosen 3-hour shift between the hours of 6 PM and 11:40 PM.  

Email mhenninger@saratoga-arts.org to find out how you can join in on our amazing team of volunteers or CLICK HERE to fill out our First Night Volunteer Interest Form.

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Interested in volunteering for Saratoga Arts? Volunteers help with mailings, special events, First Night, Art in the Park, and in The Arts Center Gallery.

You can download a Volunteer Application Form here - just fill it out and mail it to:

320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or call 518-584-4132.

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