Richmond Art Center Richmond Art Center

We’re Hiring: Summer Art Camp Counselor

Position: Summer Art Camp Counselor

Schedule: 15 hours/week, Temporary

Supervisor: Studio Director & Summer Art Camp Coordinator

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the intake and organization of student records (check-in, attendance, check-out,etc.) Check in with instructors to assess their needs (supplies, discipline, attendance, assistance.)
  • Help ensure that instructors leave classrooms clean and organized at the end of class and assist as needed.
  • Assist in generating weekly Summer Art Camp preparations including room set-up diagrams, rosters, name tags, forms and volunteer schedules.
  • Supervise camp students ages 5-16.
  • Report issues to Summer Art Camp Coordinator/ Studio Art Director
  • Assist Studio Art Coordinator in managing the requisition, use, and organized return of supplies.
  • Maintain and nurture a creative, collaborative and safe environment to support the well-being of students.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma and related work experience
  • Able to pass a CA state-run background check
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills, self-starter/motivated
  • Ability to oversee and lead recreational activities
  • Excellent character, integrity, adaptability, sense of humor and patience
  • Ability to communicate and work with a variety of ages and skill levels
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Experience working with students with special needs preferred
  • Negative TB test within the past 4 years, or a TB-risk assessment by a healthcare provider

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to


Compensation & Benefits:

Non-exempt, temporary part time:  $15 per hour

Approximate Schedule:
Monday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
June 10 – 28, July 8- August 9
Plus several days TBD during the week of June 3-7

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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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, California 94804

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