Leeway Foundation Grant Programs Internship

Leeway Foundation Grant Programs Internship

This Deadline Expired: Friday, February 28, 2020

Visit: https://www.leeway.org/about/opportunities/internship/

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Leeway internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change. This internship is designed to expose interns to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and provide them with rich learning experiences. The Grants Program Intern will work together with the Program Director to support the administrative and outreach elements of our grant programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting in the administrative aspects of various grant review panel processes;
Assisting in the preparation and promotion of grant info and applicant support sessions;
Attending and providing support for various grant info and applicant support sessions, panel meetings, and other convenings;
Reading and assessing grant applications for various grant panels, together with Leeway staff as part of the internal staff review;
Compiling and assisting in the design of infographic and other visual representations of grant application data;
Updating database and various contact lists;
Other special projects as assigned.
An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Interest in art and social change
Ability to work independently
Strong organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Willingness to engage with Leeway’s community-at-large in empathetic and equitable ways
Some technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or Mac-based programs
TERM & COMPENSATION

The position start date is flexible but, ideally, will begin in April 2020 and continue through the summer. Interns work a minimum of 10 hours a week, with a flexible schedule during daytime business hours (10-4PM), though participation at weekly staff meetings on Wednesdays at 11AM are required.

Leeway offers a stipend of $150/week for the position. This intern reports directly to the Program Director but can support the work of programs, communications, and administration at Leeway.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit their application online at leeway.org/internship by Friday, February 28, 2020.

Judy Caldwell
Judy Caldwell
Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor that reflects her spirited engagement with the environment and her urgent pursuit of personal expression.
Gerry Tuten
Gerry Tuten

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor…

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor that reflects her spirited engagement with the environment and her urgent pursuit…

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor that reflects her spirited engagement with the environment and her urgent pursuit of personal expression.…

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization dedicated to arts and education for at risk youth. There, Graham developed innovative pilot projects merging Arts and Academics, which were ultimately cited by, then, First Lady Hillary Clinton as a National Model for Arts Education.
Lonnie Graham
Lonnie Graham

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester…

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization…

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization dedicated to arts…

June Julian
June Julian
Matthew Courtney
Matthew Courtney
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