Looking for Long-Term Volunteer
to Support Arts Administration at Montalvo Artist Residency Program
10-15 hours/week, (minimum twice a week, flexible schedule, no weekends)
at the Lucas Artists Residency Program offices in Saratoga, California
in the beautiful 176-acre Montalvo Arts Center’s public park
PARAMETERS OF VOLUNTEER POSITION
Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California is seeking a long-term volunteer to support the administration of its Artist Residency Program (The Lucas Artists Residency Program - LAP). We are looking for someone who has great organizational skills that they would like to share to benefit the community and the 100+ national and international artists who are in residence at Montalvo each year. Our offices are a tranquil, stimulating and creative space set among 176 acres of hiking trails, across from a creek among redwood and Bay trees. Above us is the 2-acre former orchard site that now boasts the 10 architect-designed studios that house visual artists, writers, media artists, musicians and composers from around the world.
We are looking for someone who lives locally and is able to become part of the ongoing volunteer family who support this program-someone who can contribute to our team and take on ongoing responsibility for key administrative tasks, such as the scheduling of the talented and fascinating artists who are awarded residencies, and who come to Montalvo to create art on the grounds or to perform at our public festivals.
The position requires a flexible and adaptable attitude, willingness to respond to the needs of a busy office environment, a sense of humor and fun, ability to work independently.
Please tell us about your background in a letter or a resume, and then we will invite you up for a tour of the residencies and a chance to talk. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank your for your interest.
ABOUT THE LUCAS ARTISTS RESIDENCY PROGRAM
The Lucas Artists Residency Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California offers national and international artists from a range of disciplines an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice. Seeking to stimulate an energetic exchange of ideas between culturally diverse artists and across varied artistic fields and scholarly disciplines, the residency has earned international recognition as a model of curatorial practice supporting the development of new and challenging contemporary work. http://montalvoarts.org/programs/residency