Marwen Opportunities

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Marwen welcomes staff and teaching artists from all backgrounds, industries, and skillsets. We believe our inclusive community helps us better serve our mission to provide free arts courses and college and career counseling to Chicago youth from under-resourced communities and schools.

Current Job Openings

The Manager of Student & Family Engagement (SFE) serves as the primary point person for proactively and responsively addressing student and family needs. While Marwen does not provide clinical therapy sessions, this position will utilize social work frameworks and methods, including trauma-informed pedagogy, positive youth development, and restorative justice practices, to assess student needs and implement individualized support for young people and their families. The manager will partner with education team to expand the resources Marwen provides, guide teaching artists, develop staff protocols, and build city-wide partnerships to connect students and families to systems of support. They will lead the SFE team to provide vision for Marwen’s outreach efforts, registration processes, as well as data management and analysis to inform programming and shape student and family experience at Marwen. The manager of student and family engagement also provides key leadership across the organization in centering the experience of young people and their families and deepening Marwen’s creative youth development practices.

 

To see a full description and applicatio instructions, click "Download Requirements."

Manager of Student & Family Engagement
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The Manager of Student & Family Engagement (SFE) serves as the primary point person for proactively and responsively addressing student and family needs. While Marwen does not provide clinical therapy sessions, this position will utilize social work frameworks and methods, including trauma-informed pedagogy, positive youth development, and restorative justice practices, to assess student needs and implement individualized support for young people and their families. The manager will partner with education team to expand the resources Marwen provides, guide teaching artists, develop staff protocols, and build city-wide partnerships to connect students and families to systems of support. They will lead the SFE team to provide vision for Marwen’s outreach efforts, registration processes, as well as data management and analysis to inform programming and shape student and family experience at Marwen. The manager of student and family engagement also provides key leadership across the organization in centering the experience of young people and their families and deepening Marwen’s creative youth development practices.

 

To see a full description and applicatio instructions, click "Download Requirements."

Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

  • Artists who want to share their practice with youth.
  • College age students interested in working with youth.
  • Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.
  • Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

Criteria

  • Degree not required, seeking practicing artists within following mediums: Digital photography, darkroom photography, film, animation/time-based media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fashion and fibers, and painting and drawing.
  • Interested in candidates with experience in the following fields: Community Organizations, Mentorship Programs, Youth Programs, Cultural Organization, Camps and/or After School Programs.
  • Very interested in candidates with experience in working with youth from under-resourced school and communities.
  • Flexibility, dependability, and strong communication skills.
  • Marwen Alumni Criteria: At least 1 year outside of High School.

 

For a full description and application instructions, click on "Download Requirements." Applications for Summer 2019 Term are due April 14.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All returning Studio Facilitators should read and download a separate application form found here.

Studio Facilitator (Summer 2019)
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Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

  • Artists who want to share their practice with youth.
  • College age students interested in working with youth.
  • Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.
  • Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

Criteria

  • Degree not required, seeking practicing artists within following mediums: Digital photography, darkroom photography, film, animation/time-based media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fashion and fibers, and painting and drawing.
  • Interested in candidates with experience in the following fields: Community Organizations, Mentorship Programs, Youth Programs, Cultural Organization, Camps and/or After School Programs.
  • Very interested in candidates with experience in working with youth from under-resourced school and communities.
  • Flexibility, dependability, and strong communication skills.
  • Marwen Alumni Criteria: At least 1 year outside of High School.

 

For a full description and application instructions, click on "Download Requirements." Applications for Summer 2019 Term are due April 14.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All returning Studio Facilitators should read and download a separate application form found here.

Dedicated to Art, Education, and Community

General inquiries are always welcome.

For full and part-time staff positions, contact careers@marwen.org

For internships, contact internships@marwen.org

For Teaching Artist opportunities, learn more here.

For Studio Facilitator opportunities, learn more here.

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