Employment

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Studio 105 Afterschool Arts Club Internship

Founded in 1953, Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL) is NE Ohio’s leading arts education organization. With a budget of $1.9 million, CAL provides more than 6,500 programs to youth each year in schools, libraries, and other community centers. Working with artists in music, dance, theater, visual and digital arts, CAL delivers programs that teach arts disciplines and are integrated into the core curriculum.

CAL is seeking an individual with youth experience to support after-school arts programming at our Studio 105 programming space located at 1470 E. 105th Street. This position will support the program manager and CAL teaching artists during our afterschool program.

Commitment

12 - 20 hours per week, CMSD School Year (Fall Semester: September 2019 – December 2019, Spring Semester: January 2020 – May 2020; preference given to candidates who can commit to full school year)

*Must be available Monday – Thursday afternoons, 2:30 - 5:30pm

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise everyday activities and prepare daily end-of-day reports.
  • Assist teaching artists with facilitating arts activities and keeping participants on-task.
  • Design engaging student activities and ensure inclusion of educational and social emotional objectives.
  • Provide homework assistance to youth in grades K-8.
    Cultivate relationships with after-school families and community members.
  • Collaborate with School and Community Partnership Associate to develop an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement and manage changes and interventions, in collaboration with School and Community Partnerships Associate, to ensure program goals are achieved.
  • Assist in planning and attend end-of-semester family engagement event.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 20 years of age.
  • Ability to collaborate and work well as part of a team.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Interest in arts programming.

Desired Skills

  • Training in trauma-informed care.
  • Experience in program management, youth development, and/or community-based work.

To Apply

Please direct questions and submit statement of interest to: Megan Thompson, Senior Programs Manager, megan@arts-inspiredlearning.org

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Grants Manager

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL) is seeking a dynamic and innovative Grants Manager to manage local, national and select corporate grant proposals. CAL is a nonprofit arts education organization that ignites student learning, creativity, and success through the arts. For more than 65 years, CAL has provided multidisciplinary arts programming to area schools and community organizations. It also manages large-scale programs, such as ArtWorks, and a community center for the arts, Studio 105 at the Glenville Arts Campus. The Grants Manager works as part of a team to strengthen the organization’s position in the community through the application for and stewardship of all grants to realize annual and long-term goals of CAL. The Grants Manager reports to the Director of Development.

The Grants Manager is responsible for all aspects of raising support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects. This position requires strategic thinking and the ability to manage and execute operational details. The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an office culture of high standards, frequent innovation, and collaborative teamwork.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Director of Development and Executive Director to produce a sufficient number and quality of prospects and proposals for corporate, foundation, and government grants to meet and/or exceed annual goals. The CAL annual budget is $1,900,000 with approximately 50% from grants.
  • Develop and prioritize projects and proposals with CAL staff for programs that need support.
  • Develop and foster relationships with institutional funders and identify connections with staff, board, volunteers, donors that will ensure the cultivation of institutional funders.
  • Arrange for site visits and appointments for Executive Director and CAL Board with potential funders.
  • Provide stewardship for existing donors; maintain institutional donor profiles.
  • Research and identify prospective funding opportunities (locally, regionally & nationally).
  • Coordinate corporate campaign with Director of Development
  • Write all proposals, reports, and other ancillary materials. Work with CAL staff on program budgets.
  • Manage existing grants by: tracking grants; developing internal reporting systems; writing reports; maintaining excellent historical records; working with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal goals and expectations.
  • Work with Director of Development to set, monitor and manage grants income goal.
  • Collaborate with Director of Finance to monitor grant spending.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 5 years of experience with grant writing and management including donor stewardship.
  • Proven track record.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Experience with budget development and monitoring.
  • Experience in program development.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRMs a plus.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits – health, short-term disability, 403 (b)

To Apply

Send cover letter with expected salary range and resume to claschinger@arts-inspiredlearning.org or mail to:

Director of Development
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning
10917 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.