Marwen Opportunities

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Marwen welcomes staff and teaching artists from all backgrounds, industries, and skillsets. We believe it's critical for our inclusive community to reflect the youth participating in our no-cost programming.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Teach at Marwen!

Marwen is seeking exceptional practicing artists to design and teach visual arts courses for 6-12 graders from all across Chicago. We are looking for experienced Teaching Artists (TAs) with active practices aligned with the core values of creative youth development: youth voice, collective action, and social justice. We welcome proposals in all mediums, particularly ceramics, digital media, video, photography, fashion, painting, and comics.

Teaching Artists have the freedom to design courses rooted in their unique mediums and areas of interest. They are free to teach at times that work for them within Marwen’s term schedule, and are provided with a studio, materials, and staff support for their course. Staff also support youth recruitment and provide course rosters and communication with families throughout the term.  
 
To learn more and to apply: COURSE PROPOSAL FORM
 
Term proposal deadline (Fall Term): June 6, 2024
Summer 2024 term runs July 8 - August 2, 2024
Fall 2024 term runs September 18 - November 23, 2024
 
 
RSVP HERE for a virtual Course Proposal Info session:
May 14, 5-7 PM (Fall Term 2024)
August 13, 5-7 PM (Spring Term 2025)
Teaching Artists | Request for Course Proposals [ROLLING]
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Teach at Marwen!

Marwen is seeking exceptional practicing artists to design and teach visual arts courses for 6-12 graders from all across Chicago. We are looking for experienced Teaching Artists (TAs) with active practices aligned with the core values of creative youth development: youth voice, collective action, and social justice. We welcome proposals in all mediums, particularly ceramics, digital media, video, photography, fashion, painting, and comics.

Teaching Artists have the freedom to design courses rooted in their unique mediums and areas of interest. They are free to teach at times that work for them within Marwen’s term schedule, and are provided with a studio, materials, and staff support for their course. Staff also support youth recruitment and provide course rosters and communication with families throughout the term.  
 
To learn more and to apply: COURSE PROPOSAL FORM
 
Term proposal deadline (Fall Term): June 6, 2024
Summer 2024 term runs July 8 - August 2, 2024
Fall 2024 term runs September 18 - November 23, 2024
 
 
RSVP HERE for a virtual Course Proposal Info session:
May 14, 5-7 PM (Fall Term 2024)
August 13, 5-7 PM (Spring Term 2025)
Design to Print | Commissioned Artist
 

Marwen's Design to Print course is a 10-week commissioned program that happens annually in Spring. The course gives up to 15 young people (ages 16-18) the opportunity to apply for and be hired as commissioned artists to learn new artmaking techniques to create and design greeting cards. Each young artist receives a stipend for their greeting card design.

Applications will be open for Marwen's Design to Print 2025 in Fall 2024. For more information, contact Maricela Ramírez at mramirez@marwen.org.
Design to Print [2025]
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Design to Print | Commissioned Artist
 

Marwen's Design to Print course is a 10-week commissioned program that happens annually in Spring. The course gives up to 15 young people (ages 16-18) the opportunity to apply for and be hired as commissioned artists to learn new artmaking techniques to create and design greeting cards. Each young artist receives a stipend for their greeting card design.

Applications will be open for Marwen's Design to Print 2025 in Fall 2024. For more information, contact Maricela Ramírez at mramirez@marwen.org.

Art@Work is a creative career internship program where Chicago young people are hired for a 5-week summer creative internship in Chicago. Students are placed in an arts-related organization or business that matches the student’s interests, strengths, and creative skills. Marwen partners with sites across the city to offer various creative internships in order for young people to explore their next steps, learn about different creative career pathways, and envision their futures.

To learn more about the program and submit an interest form for 2024, CLICK HERE.

Art@Work Summer Internship Program [2024]
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Art@Work is a creative career internship program where Chicago young people are hired for a 5-week summer creative internship in Chicago. Students are placed in an arts-related organization or business that matches the student’s interests, strengths, and creative skills. Marwen partners with sites across the city to offer various creative internships in order for young people to explore their next steps, learn about different creative career pathways, and envision their futures.

To learn more about the program and submit an interest form for 2024, CLICK HERE.

The Bookkeeper’s responsibility includes maintaining precise day-to-day financial transactions within a paperless environment, utilizing web-based software and digital workflow platforms. This role involves managing accounts payable and receivable, processing bi-monthly payroll, reconciling credit card statements and addressing account discrepancies. We are looking for a candidate with excellent data entry skills and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in every task. The ideal candidate goes beyond numbers, being a customer service champion with a commitment to diligent follow-up and follow-through for seamless operations.

 

To see the full job description and application instructions, click "Download Requirements" above. Application deadline is March 15, 2024.

Bookkeeper
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The Bookkeeper’s responsibility includes maintaining precise day-to-day financial transactions within a paperless environment, utilizing web-based software and digital workflow platforms. This role involves managing accounts payable and receivable, processing bi-monthly payroll, reconciling credit card statements and addressing account discrepancies. We are looking for a candidate with excellent data entry skills and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in every task. The ideal candidate goes beyond numbers, being a customer service champion with a commitment to diligent follow-up and follow-through for seamless operations.

 

To see the full job description and application instructions, click "Download Requirements" above. Application deadline is March 15, 2024.

Dedicated to Art, Education, and Community

Application instructions are included within each role description.

For other inquires about full and part time roles, contact careers@marwen.org.

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