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 Seasonal Gallery Educator
We're seeking an energetic and dynamic gallery educator to teach gallery education programs at the BCA Center for youth ages 4-18, adults, and families. BCA Gallery educators are responsible for teaching dynamic, innovative, accessible learning experiences that engage diverse audiences with BCA Center exhibitions. Gallery educators teach See Think Do! school programs, BCA Center summer camps, P.A.L. Camp, guide exhibition tours, and facilitate public programs for adults and families including Family Art Saturday, artist-led workshops, and select exhibit programs. BCA Gallery Educators report to and work in collaboration with the Coordinator of Gallery Education and Programs with the development of lesson plans, art activities, and materials lists. We seek candidates who have experience working with youth and adults in a gallery, museum, or education setting; or have an arts or education background with equivalent experience; enjoy working with children, youth, and families, and are enthusiastic, friendly, creative, highly organized, and dependable. Learn more and apply by 5/15/22.
BCA Seasonal Camp Assistant
We're seeking energetic, dependable, and outgoing individuals to assist with BCA’s Summer Camps for youth ages 6-18. This is an administrative support position that will work closely with BCA teaching artists and education staff to provide critical assistance to ensure our programming runs smoothly. This position must be available, on-site, for Summer Camps running June 13-August 12 (with a break July 4-8), with a typical daily schedule of 7:30am-3:30pm; occasional schedule changes are dependent upon programmatic needs. This position requires someone with a flexible, energetic, and can-do attitude. We seek candidates who have experience and/or enjoy working with children and families, who take initiative, and who are enthusiastic, friendly, highly organized, and dependable. Basic arts administration skills and ability to support teaching artists in the classroom and working with youth is preferred. Learn more and apply here.
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. Learn more and apply here.
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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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 email@example.com.
BCA Center Gallery and Visitors Services
Volunteers work to gain a deeper understanding of BCA while acting as representatives to the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.