Job Opportunities


Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this approximately 15 hour a week, hands- on position will be responsible for assisting across multiple program areas including event coordination, development, communications, and administration. 

Marginal Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 
– General administrative support: file, organize, mail outgoing orders, maintain inventory, order and stock general office/art supplies. 

– Handling donor and customer interactions, follow up, and thanking process 

– Supporting event coordination for development events hosted by AFK and community partners 

– Assisting in volunteer management and coordination 

Essential Functions: 

– Passion for helping kids achieve excellence through creativity 

– Previous experience in event planning, administration, and communications preferred with a track record of excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills 

– Our ideal candidate is: Highly organized, detail-oriented, follows deadlines, juggles multiple tasks, takes initiative, and can manage own workload. 

– Proficiency using Mac systems and Microsoft Office 

– Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skill 

Writing blogs, website content, and helping coordinate the monthly e-newsletter: including generating content, designing layout, managing subscribers

Interns will gain and/or improve through: 

– Experience supporting a wide range of events and office needs within the organization 

– Understanding of a nonprofit organization, ability to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven organization in a professional office environment 

– Research, writing, editing, networking and general communication skills 

– General computer, database and organizational skills 

– Knowledge of the healing power of arts 

PLEASE EMAIL INQUIRIES TO: [email protected] 


Arts For Kids Inc. a not-for-profit arts organization that specializes in Art-In-Education Workshops, Residencies, Professional Development and Performances, is looking for talented teaching artists for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Arts For Kids Inc. is currently seeking professional teaching artists to add to the faculty roster within the following disciplines:  

THEATER: Musical Theater (all areas of musical theater, including song writing and composition), Playwriting, Poetry;  

MUSIC: Multicultural Drumming, Music Technology, Chorus 

DANCE: Multicultural Dance, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop;  

VISUAL ART: Sculpture, Painting, Mask Making, Ceramics. 

REQUIREMENTS: Must have the ability to work during school hours and travel to all types of schools across Northern New Jersey. 


• Bachelor’s degree preferred in arts related field or a minimum of sophomore standing at a college or university 

• Professional experience in a performing art form and working as a teaching artist or educator  

• Experience working with diverse populations and ages   

• Experience teaching multiple learning styles  

• Strong classroom management skills  

• Strong oral and written communication skills  

• Reliable transportation to travel to assigned schools in New Jersey         

• Willingness to remain abreast of the trends and research in the field  

• Knowledge of state standards and national arts standards is preferred

• Strong interpersonal skills  

• Ability to design and execute age-appropriate performing arts lesson plans and curriculum for in-school, after school and summer instruction in artistic skill building and the creative process  

• Development of residency outline and lesson plans  

* Work fluctuates based on the season, sales, and Teaching Artist availability 

If you are interested in using your art to enrich the lives of children, families and communities, please forward the following information to Arts for Kids Inc. at:  [email protected] and if your experience fits our needs, we will contact you for an interview.  

Please include the following: 

Current Resume: Both professional and teaching artist resume if applicable                                               

Bio: Brief personal/professional history (one or two narrative paragraphs)                                                

List of: Residency Workshops/Themes/Projects/Program and/or Performance Offerings         

Supplemental Materials (optional): Press releases, reviews, work samples                                          

Salary: Based on experience and varies in length of contract (Classification is Independent Contractor) 

We have immediate openings in Music, Dance, Drama, Visual Art and Arts Centered Technology (Digital Music,Videography)