Opportunities
opportunities
To get involved, please contact the:
Community Programs Administrator

Email: info@angelsgateart.org

Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro, California 90731

Phone: 310-519-0936
Fax: 310-519-8698

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Internship
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Multidisciplinary Arts Intern

Summer, 2014


ABOUT ANGELS GATE CULTURAL CENTER
Angels Gate Cultural Center is a place that unites art, community and culture through creative discovery, exploration and enlightenment. Angels Gate Cultural Center brings art and culture to the community through interactive classes; gallery exhibits of both local and international artists, professional artists' studios, art education programs in the schools and cultural events.

DESCRIPTION
The Multi-disciplinary Arts Intern will implement summer education in the gallery for the general public, work on planning our annual Halloween community arts festival and work with the Director of Visual Arts to organize an exhibition at Angels Gate Cultural Center's Studio Artists. Our Halloween event consists of films, the gallery opening, art and craft workshops, performance art happenings, pumpkin and costume contests, a scavenger hunt, and a reading of Scary Stories by Melanie Jones.

This is a fulltime (40 hours per week) paid, 10 week internship that is funded by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. For eligibility requirement, please review their website at www.lacountyarts.org/internstudents.html BEFORE submitting an application.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Working with the Director of Visual Arts and other staff to plan the annual Halloween event including collateral, time line for publicity, and research.
  • Contribute HOWL content to social media outlets [ i.e. Facebook, Twitter, on-line calendars] and develop timeline for implementation.
  • Research relevant community partners for dance, music and workshops for HOWL.
  • Assist Director of Visual Arts to organize small exhibition of Studio Artists work in the Community Room and Reception area of the Gallery.
  • General office support and administrative duties including answering phones, assisting with office filing, mail, and hospitality support during special events.
  • Intern will be required to provide status updates on a weekly basis.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • An enthusiasm for the arts and a passion for bringing high quality performing arts to an underserved area.
  • Some experience or knowledge of arts programming, public relations and marketing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Mac computers
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Word.
  • A familiarity with online social media tools.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Professional demeanor
  • Solid understanding of basic marketing concepts and processes including advertising, promotions, community relations, PR, outreach, and internet marketing
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to problem-solve independently and collaborate with others
  • Reliable form of transportation is required, as the Angels Gate Cultural Center is not easily accessible via public transportation. Note: Since the Angels Gate Cultural Center is a former military base and historic site accessibility in some areas is a challenge.
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Terry Gerald: Send email. Questions? Please call 310.519.0936

Angels Gate Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Internship
Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship
Summer, 2014


ABOUT ANGELS GATE CULTURAL CENTER
Angels Gate Cultural Center is a place that unites art, community and culture through creative discovery, exploration and enlightenment. Angels Gate Cultural Center brings art and culture to the community through interactive classes; gallery exhibits of both local and international artists, professional artists' studios, art education programs in the schools and cultural events.

DESCRIPTION
The Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Intern's role at Angels Gate Cultural Center will support the Director of Visual Arts (DVA) in the management of all AGCC's exhibition programs, gallery education, and the studio artist program. Throughout the internship, intern will be challenged to problem solve quickly and be creative in developing programming that will impact the San Pedro Community. Please note: Since the Angels Gate Cultural Center is a former military base and historic site accessibility in some areas is a challenge.

This is a full-time (40 hour per week) paid, 10-week internship that is funded by the Getty Museum Trust. For more information about the internship, please go to: www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/leaders/current/mui_students.html

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Research, compile and archive information about Angels Gate Cultural Center's Studio Artist alumni for online Alumni webpage.
  • Assist in the development of Gallery Programming for "Gettin' off the Ground" exhibition year.
  • Take the lead role in the marketing call for proposals of the Community Gallery for 2013-2015.
  • Create booklets for the "supporting structures" exhibition.
  • Participate in shared office duties including database management, photocopying, mailing, answering phones and basic office work for the DVA.
  • Intern will be required to provide status updates on a weekly basis.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • An enthusiasm for the arts and a passion for bringing high quality performing arts to an underserved area.
  • Some experience or knowledge of arts programming, gallery education and graphics is preferred.
  • Familiarity of Mac computers.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A familiarity with online social media tools.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Punctuality
  • Solid understanding of basic marketing concepts and processes including advertising, promotions, community relations, PR, outreach, and internet marketing
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to problem-solve independently and collaborate with others.
  • Reliable form of transportation is required, as the Angels Gate Cultural Center is not easily accessible via public transportation.
WRITING SAMPLE QUESTION: For the next two years AGCC's galleries will capture the stories and personal narratives of people in the community.

What type of gallery programming might you develop that would involve the community or non-profit organizations?

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Terry Gerald: Send email. with subject heading GETTY. Questions? Please call 310.519.0936

Angels Gate Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Volunteer Programs
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Events:
In addition to our gallery openings, AGCC host two major public events annually that need a large amount of volunteers for event preparation and on the day-of. If you cannot commit to a year round volunteership, become part of the AGCC team for one day!
  • Open Studios Day is in the spring, and is our annual celebration of everything we do throughout the year. We need volunteers to assist in the gallery, onsite, with parking and directions, and at each station.
  • HOWL is our annual Halloween festivity, complete with live scary stories around a real bonfire, workshops, pumpkin and costume contests, performances, art installations and more! Volunteers are needed on the day and in preparation of the event for the months leading up to it.
Gallery Docents:
Gallery docents assist the staff during opening receptions for gallery exhibitions by greeting guests, monitoring the artwork on display and answering questions about the artists involved in the show. Gallery docents also collect basic demographic information about the guests present at the event

Hospitality:
Hospitality program volunteers are available during special events, performances and opening receptions for gallery exhibitions at Angels Gate Cultural Center. Hospitality program volunteers assist with the set up and clean up of all refreshments and decorations.

Database Management:
Database volunteers help keep our database of artist, donor and volunteer information up to date and organized. Computer skills are a must! Database management is done in the Angels Gate Cultural Center main office together with the Director of Development and the Program Administrator.

Office:
The Angels Gate Cultural Center staff can always use an extra hand around the office to help us answer phones, maintain bulletin boards on-site, do some filing and other clerical work.

Landscaping:
Landscaping volunteers assist with the beautification of Angels Gate Cultural Center's facilities and grounds. Weeding and seeding sessions are scheduled seasonally to maintain the plant life around AGCC. Large-scale community service projects are also available - great for youth groups such as Boy/Girl Scouts!

Mailings:
Join the Angels Gate Cultural Center "mailing parties" in the office and help us send promotional materials to the community about our upcoming events, as well as information about our annual fundraising campaigns.

Download Application:
Volunteer Application (pdf)