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We’re Hiring: Summer Art Camp Coordinator

Position: Summer Art Camp Coordinator

Schedule: 40 hours/week, Temporary

Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, May 23 – August 15. Schedule is somewhat flexible up until camps begin on June 10th.

Supervisor: Studio Director

Position Description: Under the direction of the Studio Art Director and Studio Art Coordinator, the Summer Art Camp Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of Summer Art Camp for students ages 5 – 16. Summer Art Camp at the RAC gives kids and teens an exciting immersion in visual art practice. Daily projects include drawing, painting, printmaking, textile arts and sculpture. Summer Art Camp runs weekly, Monday to Friday, with a varied curriculum.  The SAC Coordinator will provide front-line support for students, parents, teachers and volunteers who are involved with the summer programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure Summer Art Camp is well-organized and runs on schedule by monitoring class changes, lunch break and extended care.
  • Support camp teachers and volunteers.
  • Plan and execute lunch-hour games, crafts and activities.
  • Prepare and coordinate weekly and daily Summer Art Camp materials including room set-up diagrams, rosters, no-photo list and name tags.
  • Work with teachers’ to facilitate their needs regarding classroom requirements and
  • Communicate to parents and students to ensure that pertinent information is shared in a
    timely manner.
  • Coordinate the organization and safety of up to 90 students per day; including delivery of
    announcements regarding Summer Art Camp safety, policies and schedules.
  • Arrange documents for sign in and sign-out procedures; manage afternoon sign-in/out
    and morning sign-out.
  • Ensure that release forms and emergency contact information is on file for each student.
  • Ensure behavioral policies are followed by students. Work with Studio Art Director and
    Studio Art Coordinator to address student or parent conflicts.
  • Complete a final camp recap including offering recommendations to improve the
  • Organize and monitor availability of classroom supplies.
  • Assist instructors as needed with student incidents, classroom management, conflict resolution and managing the needs of students.
  • Monitor camp enrollment numbers and assist with marketing as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Previous experience coordinating children or youth programs
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution procedures for children
  • Ability to relate to children
  • Previous experience working with children with special needs/learning differences.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
  • Well organized with, attention to detail
  • Capacity to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative, with an eagerness to learn
  • Approachable and able to work with a variety of personalities
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to pass CA State background check
  • Negative TB test within the past 4 years, or a TB-risk assessment by a healthcare provider


How to Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to



Compensation & Benefits:

Non-exempt, temporary full time:  $18 per hour


About the Richmond Art Center 
A non-profit organization, the Richmond Art Center has provided over 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions for the East Bay region. Housed in a 1951 vintage modern 25,000 sq. ft. facility, the Richmond Art Center is part of Richmond’s Civic Center Plaza. The Art Center offers an extensive schedule of exhibitions and art instruction program, presenting 12 to 14 exhibitions in four galleries and providing 60-70 art classes and workshops in six studios four times a year to 500-550 students each quarter, ages 5 and up of all skill levels. In addition, the Art Center provides after-school art experiences to numerous schools and community centers. It has over 670 members, 125 volunteers, and 13 full-time and five part-time staff. The Center has an operating budget of over $1.4 million. To learn more about the Richmond Art Center, please visit our website:


NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

The Richmond Art Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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