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Summer Administrative Apprenticeship | The Viola Project

The Administrative Apprenticeship Program is geared towards emerging Arts Educators. The apprentice will help coordinate all 8 summer camps – from pre-camp prep work to post-program wrap up. You’ll work hard, meet amazing young women, observe programs, and spend time around a lot of Shakespeare. TIME COMMITMENT The summer begins with a mandatory training meeting on June 1st in Edgewater. After this, Apprentices will work between 16-20 days between June 24 – August 15. Some days will be assigned, but most can be scheduled around other commitments. LOCATION Camps are held in one of three locations: - City Lit Theater in Edgewater - 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60660 - Austin Gardens Park - 167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60305 - Hyde Park (address TBA) Office work is primarily located at 314 W Superior Street. Both the office and camp locations are easily accessible via the CTA. Administrative work will be done around all locations RESPONSIBILITIES • Maintaining the Viola Project database with camper information, session materials, and teaching artist feedback • Creating materials for camp sessions such as attendance sheets, schedules of the week’s events, and other handouts for the teaching artists • Assisting in kick off of each session by playing warm-up games, taking attendance, and troubleshooting last-minute needs • Continuing to develop the Teaching Artist Resource database • Generally supporting the Program Director and Teaching Artist Team as needed • Familiarity with AirTable and Dropbox is a plus, but not required EXPECTATIONS • The Apprentice is expected to be punctual, flexible, follow directions, meet deadlines, and be a role model for our students. • The Apprentice is expected to use their own laptop. • Apprentices can expect a supportive environment, amazing students and teachers, and lots of Shakespeare. COMPENSATION Apprentices receive a small weekly stipend TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume as pdfs to with the subject “LAST NAME – ADMIN APPRENTICE.” In your cover letter, please outline why you are excited about The Viola Project, 3 things you hope to gain from a TVP teaching artist apprenticeship, and the contact information for 3 references. Application materials are due April 9th, 2019. Acceptance decisions will be made by April 26th, 2019. The Viola Project welcomes all youth ages 10-16 who culturally identify as girls and women. Our students are welcomed regardless of their race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation or ability. We strive to ensure our staff reflects our student body.
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The Viola Project
Job Type: Paid Internship
Location: Chicago