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Join Our Team

No two moments are ever the same when you work at BCA. Whether your focus is on gallery, education, events, administration, or elsewhere, we all work together on the same creatively driven team with the shared passion of expanding arts accessibility.

BCA Studios Fine Metal Jewelry Teaching Artist

Burlington City Arts is seeking a dynamic, professional and experienced Teaching Artist with expertise in Fine Metals Jewelry Making to facilitate adult classes, youth programs and camps throughout the year. Teaching Artists will work in cooperation with BCA Staff to facilitate group jewelry classes at the BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street, Burlington. Fine Metal Jewelry Teaching Artist candidates must have a solid understanding of traditional techniques of metalsmithing, which may include, but are not limited to, construction, forming, casting, stone setting and soldering. Teaching Artists must be able to create quality lesson plans, create supply lists within budgetary restrictions and provide an outstanding arts experience for customers. Teaching Artists are responsible for the set up and cleanup of their studio spaces before and after classes as well as attendance and some student paperwork.

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BCA Studios Darkroom Photography Teaching Artist

Burlington City Arts is seeking a dynamic, professional and experienced Teaching Artist with expertise in Darkroom Photography to facilitate adult classes, youth programs and camps throughout the year. Teaching Artists will work in cooperation with BCA Staff to facilitate group darkroom photography classes at the BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street, Burlington. Teaching Artists must be able to create quality lesson plans, create supply lists within budgetary restrictions and provide an outstanding arts experience for customers. Teaching Artists are responsible for the set up and cleanup of their studio spaces before and after classes as well as attendance and some student paperwork.

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BCA Center Event Staff

BCA maintains a list of active, qualified event staff. In this position, you will help with the set up and on-site execution of indoor and outdoor events in the BCA Center, Contois Auditorium, City Hall Park and other indoor and outdoor spaces as needed. 
Event work is posted to an email list and any staffer can opt to take the work as desired and available. A minimum amount of work must be accepted to maintain the position.

An Event Staffer will at times work independently and other times on a larger team. Staffers should be knowledgeable or willing to learn about customer service, hospitality and/or professional audio and video systems. Event staff must be incredibly trustworthy and professional at all times. Training comes with the work, depending on experience.

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BCA Center Gallery Staff

BCA maintains a list of active, qualified gallery staff. In this position, you will help provide customer service for BCA gallery on occasion, assist with art installation for changing exhibitions onsite at BCA Center and offsite at select community locations; and assist with gallery-based programs at the BCA Center or outside in City Hall Park. Gallery work is posted to an email list and any staff can choose to take the work as desired and available. A minimum amount of work must be accepted to maintain the position. Gallery staff will work both independently and within a larger team. Staff should be knowledgeable or willing to learn about visitor service, rudimentary art interpretation, and art installation including painting and object handling. Gallery staff must have a high-level of people skills, be punctual, reliable and trustworthy, interested in learning about current BCA exhibitions and programs, and professional at all times. Gallery staff will be trained in museum best-practices based on a basic level of experience.

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Volunteer

Volunteers play an integral role in our mission of creating a dynamic relationship between the arts and our community. Volunteers increase their own skills and knowledge through trainings and events, and we welcome volunteers who have an interest in the arts, regardless of their experience level. If you are interested in volunteering with Burlington City Arts, please direct inquiries and applications to the supervisor of the position for which you are applying. All volunteers must submit a Volunteer Application to the acting supervisor by email.

Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart is a program that connects patients, families, staff and visitors at UVM Medical Center with creativity. There are a variety of ways to help, from at-home projects to in-person kit assembly at the BCA Center. For now, all in person volunteering at University of Vermont Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is on hold. Interest in the arts is important, but art expertise is not necessary. 

For any questions and more information, please contact Rebecca Schwarz, Coordinator of Art from the Heart rschwarz@burlingtoncityarts.org.

 

BCA Center Gallery and Visitors Services

Volunteers work to gain a deeper understanding of BCA while acting as representative to public. In the BCA Center, volunteers attend the gallery, interact with the public, assist with installations, assist with performance events, and provide general support to gallery staff.

For any questions and more information, please contact Jacquie O'Brien, Customer Service Assistant, 802-865-7166 or jobrien@burlingtoncityarts.org.

Current Volunteer Opportunities (EXPAND / COLLAPSE)
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Internships

Interns play a valuable role in keeping BCA running. With opportunities ranging from communications and marketing to gallery installation and event management, BCA offers our paid interns broad, multidimensional opportunities to gain professional experience while making new connections.

Current Internship Opportunities (EXPAND / COLLAPSE)