Program Intern | Theatre of Hearts/ Youth First

Theatre of Hearts/ Youth First (TOHYF)

Los Angeles, CA

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2016: Part-Time Program Intern

 A Career in Arts Education & Administration

Work in a creative environment at Theatre of Hearts/Youth First (TOHYF), a mid-size arts education non-profit organization. The Program Intern will work closely with the Program Coordinator and Artistic Director in all aspects of program design, progress and reporting. Over the course of the internship period, the intern will have the experience of implementing an entire Youth First Artist-In-Residence (AIR) Program from start to finish.

The implementation of an AIR Program consists of:

  • Interviewing artists for Artist Mentor positions;
  • Discussing with site staff suitable art disciplines for each site;
  • Interviewing site staff about student demographics;
  • Establishing time tables for program implementation;
  • Custom-designing curricula with TOHYF Professional Artists; 

In the course of this project interns will learn to:

  • Plan and facilitate meetings with sites and artists;
  • Design workshops and performances;
  • Perform site visits while overseeing program progress and activities
  • Recruit and research Los Angeles artists to add to the TOHYF roster
  • Maintain knowledge of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) and California Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative evaluations for all programs
  • Prepare quarterly program reports
  • Assemble and track artists, site contracts, time sheets, and invoices
  • Shadow the program coordinator at site visits, collaborative meetings, and Work-In-Progress Presentations 

The Program Intern must be/have:

  • Reliable, honest, and a self-starter
  • Excellent verbal, written, critical thinking and computer skills;
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Willing to travel to various sites in Los Angeles County;
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficient with Mac OS and MS Office applications
  • A car, proof of insurance, valid Driver’s License
  • BA Degree and/or equivalent professional experience in related field of study
  • A Plus: File Maker Pro, bilingual, knowledge of art education field

To Apply:

E-Mail cover letter and resume with ATTN: Executive Director to [email protected]

Only serious candidates need apply. Please review the Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First website before sending a response:


24-32 Hours/Week (Monday- Friday), $10.50/hr


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