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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, Seattle / Seeks 2 Programs Interns

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. Seeking Volunteers Year-Round
Artist Trust, Seattle / Seeks 2 Programs Interns

Artist Trust seeks 2 detail-oriented, highly organized interns to help the Grants and Creative Career Center in our Programs Department. Internships run for six months, 12-20 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist with processing grant applications. 
• Research, update and manage the Artist Trust Opportunities webpage.
• Assist with grant panels and other events.
• Assist with enrollment for career training programs.
• Create and update programming evaluations.
• Prepare materials for various career training and grants programs.
• Compile grant applicant and recipient statistics.
• Assist with database and file maintenance of current and past grant recipients.
• Assist with special projects and events as needed.

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

Compensation:
• Free one-year Artist Trust membership. 
• $1,000 stipend after six consecutive months of interning. 

Opportunities Include:
• Computer software skills commonly used in the not-for-profits and arts fields such as Raiser’s Edge, Expression Engine, and CaFÉ. 
• Work experience in arts administration and the not-for-profit fields.
• Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  (Close to bus lines.)
• Creative and fun work environment.
• Networking opportunities.
• Exposure to Washington State arts and artists. 

To apply:  Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references by April 24, 2015 to Barbara@artisttrust.org with the subject line:  Programs Intern

Time Commitment : Four to six months, 12-20 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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