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Thanks for your interest in being part of the Artist Trust community! We have many ways for you to participate with us, as a staff member, intern or volunteer. Read on for current openings:

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions. These positions will remain open until they have been filled.

Paid positions

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  1. Artist Trust / Seeks Work-Study Project Assistant

Volunteer opportunities

Artist Trust regularly has volunteer opportunities available. There are many benefits to volunteering: gain valuable insight to grant panel processes; learn how we collect/distribute information; get experience in events planning; etc. Below is a list of volunteer opportunities and descriptions. Please let us know if you'd like to lend a hand!

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  1. Artist Trust, Seattle / Seeks Grants Program Intern
  2. Seeking Volunteers Year-Round
Artist Trust / Seeks Work-Study Project Assistant

We’re seeking a Work-Study Project Assistant to assist Program staff with our EDGE Professional Development Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • General administrative support of the EDGE Professional Development Program
  • Distribute and process EDGE applications
  • Prepare materials and documents for EDGE applicants, participants, instructors and speakers
  • Update database with EDGE-related information
  • Assisting with EDGE-related events
  • Design, distribute and process EDGE surveys
  • Special projects

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate well
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interest in the arts, administrative, non-profit work
  • Must be a currently enrolled student and eligible for the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program

Desired Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat form design

Hours & Compensation:
  • 10-19 hours per week
  • $12.50/ hour
  • Artist Trust Membership

How to Apply:
  • Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to Program Manager Libby L. Gerber: libby(at)artisttrust.org. Please use subject line “WORK-STUDY PROJECT ASSISTANT” in your e-mail.

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Artist Trust, Seattle / Seeks Grants Program Intern

Artist Trust seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized Grants Program Intern. Reporting to the Grants Program Manager, this position will assist the Grants department in helping artists statewide with grant processes. The position also assists with panel processes and workshops located outside the office. The position is unpaid and is approximately 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of six months.

Primary Responsibilities:
    • Processing grant applications;
    • Assisting with grant panels;
    • Communications with grant recipients;
    • Database, file maintenance, and statistic-gathering;
    • Special projects and events.

Opportunities Include:
    • Computer software skills commonly used in the not-for-profits and arts fields such as Raiser’s Edge and CaFÉ;
    • Work experience in arts administration and the not-for-profit fields;
    • Work experience with arts programs;
    • Seattle’s Capitol Hill location, close to bus lines;
    • Exposure to Washington State arts and artists.

Skills and Requirements for Position:
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
    • Attention to details and highly organized;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office;
    • Ability to work in a team environment;
    • An interest in art, arts administration or non-for-profit administration;
    • Ability to commit to six months of interning.

    • Free one-year Artist Trust membership. This is an unpaid position.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé and three professional references by August 25, 2014 to barbara(at)artisttrust.org with the subject line “Grants Intern Position.”

Time Commitment : Six months minimum; 15-20 hours per week.

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Seeking Volunteers Year-Round

Volunteering is a great way to support Washington artists and Artist Trust! There are opportunities to volunteer all year; the Annual Benefit Art Auction in February is the event that requires the most volunteers, before, during and after.

Please email info(at)artisttrust.org to help us match you with volunteer opportunities.

As a thank you, when you volunteer for five hours or more, you receive an annual membership to Artist Trust, as well as our extreme gratitude and a fun atmosphere!

Time Commitment : Varies

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