A public garden & cultural center

Family Art Project Intern

This year-long position  provides qualified high school or college students with opportunities to learn and practice skills, such as working with the public, handling different art materials and techniques and being part a dynamic team of educators.

The Intern assists at the Family Art Project, a long-running and well-attended weekend drop-in program. Interns have an important role in helping shape the experience of the families who attend. Interns assist in setting up, preparing for, cleaning up after and directly facilitating the Family Art Project to children and adults. The content, theme and materials are nature- and seasonally-based and change every week.  

• Desire to work with families
• Interest and enthusiasm for the arts
• Ability and willingness to handle all maintenance tasks related to set-up, clean-up.
• Flexible, team player
• Outgoing personality and interest in developing leadership skills

• High school sophomore through college junior
Experience working with children
Regular weekend availability


The schedule is approximately four days per month, Saturdays and/or Sundays, as assigned by the Intern Coordinator. The hours are 9AM–4PM. The internship began n July 2017, and runs through June 2018.


The stipend is $9.00/hour, for an average of 28 hours per month, Saturdays and/or Sundays. This is a 12-month position, with an opportunity to renew for an additional year.


To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to fapinternship@wavehill.org.

No calls, please.

May 2017