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​ArtCorps Student Worker Program (Fall 2022)

Harmony Project Phoenix
Program Assistant

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  • Departments: Community Engagement, Programming
  • Art Forms: Art Education, Music, Performing Arts
  • Communities: Youth
  • Work Mode: Hybrid
  • Address: ​2 N Central Ave Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Supervisor: Diogo Pereira, Executive Director

Please note:
all ArtCorps student worker positions receive $16/hr before taxes and work 400 hours over the course of the semester (around 20 - 25 hours a week). To apply, you must be a current or recently graduated undergraduate student attending an institution in Phoenix or living in Phoenix yourself.

Interested in applying? Keep reading to read the full job description, meet your supervisor, and apply for this position today!

About this position

Read the job description

What you'll do

Reporting to the Harmony Project Phoenix (HPP) Executive Director, the Program Assistant will strengthen HPP's ability to serve the youth in Phoenix by providing overall coordination of creative youth development programming, including but not limited to: support for collection and management of student data, support in communicating with families, design and administration of program evaluation, support for college applications; and other related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a passion for arts as a vehicle for social change and the management skills to translate Harmony Project’s mission into concrete results.

Specific responsibilities

  • Strive to create and implement programming that is culturally responsive, community based and anti-racist, aligning with Harmony Project’s mission
  • Engages with surrounding community to ensure HP is serving changing needs of its constituents
  • Supports Teaching Artists as both a team and individual
  • On-site supervision and support of group classes, ensembles, and other program activities
  • Provides support for concerts and activities
  • Support evaluation
  • Provides support for collection and management of student data
  • Provides support in communicating with families
  • Conducts youth development and leadership activities, as part of HPLead Program
  • Strengthen partnerships with all stakeholders (students, families, Teaching Artists, program partners, community leaders and organizations, donors)
  • Support Harmony Project students' college application

Desired qualifications

  • College education, with a strong background in youth education and program management, preferably in the field of music or community development.
  • A love for working with youth
  • Enthusiasm for community-based, social change work
  • Excellent communication skills with program staff and families
  • Ability to thrive in a continually evolving environment
  • Strong Computer and Technical skills
  • Good time management skills

Apply for this position

No longer accepting applications

Oh no! We're sorry, but this position is no longer accepting applications ​and has been filled for Fall 2022. If you're still interested in learning more about the position, you can keep reading. Otherwise, you can find more student worker positions​.

Meet the supervisor

Executive Director Diogo Pereira

Diogo Pereira, conductor and social entrepreneur, embraces two passions: music and social justice. "I  strongly believe that music can be a tool to equalize opportunities." Diogo was born in Brazil and is the Founder and Executive Director of the Harmony Project Phoenix, a mentoring program that uses music as a tool for social inclusion. He earned degrees in conducting at Bard College (MFA) in New York and Arizona State University (DMA). In 2013, Diogo became part of a visionary TED Prize Wish and joined the Sistema Fellows program at the New England Conservatory. 

About this organization

Harmony Project Phoenix

Harmony Project Phoenix is a research-based multi-year mentoring program for underserved youth, ages 5 – 18+ that uses music as a means of positive development and social inclusion. Operating under the mission of harnessing the transformative power of music to increase access to higher education, Harmony Project Phoenix inspires children, empowers schools, and transforms communities by providing vital, high-quality music education. At Harmony Project, we strive to achieve  a world in which all students - regardless of color, income, background, or zip code - have equal access to opportunities to make music and the resources needed to thrive in college and beyond. To learn more about the Harmony Project Phoenix, visit their website at http://www.harmonyprojectphx.org​.

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About the program

The Phoenix ArtCorps​​

The Phoenix ArtCorps is a student employment program from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture  that seeks to provide students with​ the comprehensive skills, mentorship, and experience ​they need to launch their arts and culture careers. Over the course of a semester, each student works 400 hours for $16/hr (around 20 to 25 hours a week), with additional stipends and professional development opportunities. To apply, students must be current or recently graduated undergraduate students at a community college, university, or other institution of higher education based in Phoenix (or live in Phoenix themselves). Applicants must be at least 18 years old. There are no other enrollment requirements. Students do not need to be majoring in the arts or similar fields to apply. To learn more about the program and browse positions, visit our website at http://phoenix.gov/arts/artcorps​. ​​​​​​​

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