Art Intern

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project ART Intern   

DVRP’s Art Intern is either a part-time or full time position at the DVRP office, and the intern is able to choose their schedule as long as hours fit into regular business hours (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) during the week. There may be required work on weekends and evenings, though this is at the discretion of both the intern and their manager. This position reports to the Training Coordinator. DVRP respects the role of an intern as a position for learning and growth, and therefore supports any professional development within this position. While the position has administrative duties the intern is expected to be an engaged part of the DVRP team and take responsibility and ownership of the art initiatives at DVRP.

Primary Responsibilities  

Support DVRP’s Art Therapy Workshops (60%)

  • Support community engagement and outreach efforts within the A/PI population through social media and in-person outreach
  • Find, review, and book locations for art trainings both in Maryland and DC
  • Create relevant documents including pre and post surveys, outreach flyers, curriculum, waivers, etc for art workshops
  • Support the Outreach Team with setup and facilitation of Art Therapy Workshops
  • Support the Outreach Team in finding facilitators, translators and childcare for the workshops
  • Create flyers, social media posts & other graphics as needed

Co-lead DVRP’s Art Celebrations: (40%)   

  • Assist the Outreach team with: Art As A Voice (April)  and the Community Art Celebration (July)
  • This includes:
    • Finding and booking space
    • Outreach for participants
    • Outreach for attendees
    • Social media before, during and after the events
    • Creating a plan for the day of
    • Helping with setup and breakdown
    • Liaison for those involved

Requirements

  • A strong interest in working with A/PI immigrant communities
  • A strong interest in art or art therapy
  • Experience with graphic design or other art mediums a plus
  • Some social media experience — or willingness to learn
  • Some knowledge of gender-based violence (GBV), and an interest in learning more
  • Ability to take initiative and work in a close-knit team
  • High degree of organization, attention to detail and managing multiple tasks

 

Application Process

Please email resume and cover letter to bakht@dvrp.org. We will be responding to applications on a rolling basis and will not respond to phone enquiries. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. DVRP is committed to equal opportunity in employment and, in accordance with the District of Columbia Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, does not discriminate on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, and place of residence or business.