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ArtWorks for Milwaukee, Inc.

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Nonprofit Administrative Volunteer - Position Description

Position Title: Nonprofit Administrative Volunteer

Reports To: Program Manager, Executive Director

Direct Reports: None

Position Status: Part-time (5-10 hours per week)

Organization Summary

ArtWorks for Milwaukee’s mission is strengthening Milwaukee’s workforce through arts internships that help teens develop career skills .

In a city working to overcome generations of trauma, poverty, high unemployment, and segregation, Milwaukee youth deserve our attention. ArtWorks provides high school students with paid and unpaid internships in the arts. These internships include mentorship from professional artists, creative independent and collaborative projects, engagement with community issues, one-on-one learning, and exposure to workforce skills.

ArtWorks has a three-tiered structure, beginning with an introductory unpaid internship, followed by an intermediate paid internship, and ending with a paid entrepreneurship internship. Every ArtWorks internship is designed to help teens develop the 21st century skills, transferable job skills that are critical to today’s working world. Each internship also includes reflection, self-evaluation, and formal feedback to measure the interns’ understanding, demonstration, and application of 21st century skills.

Range of responsibilities, depending on volunteer's skills, interests, and availability:


  • Post on social media
  • Help create e-newsletter
  • Prepare promotional materials

Event Coordination:

  • Help coordinate summer events and fundraisers
  • Contribute to creating event flyers

Fundraising support:

  • Enter data in client management database
  • Contribute to grant preparation


  • File documents
  • Monitor voicemails
  • General office support

Program Support:

  • Schedule interview and hire notification calls
  • Print, organize, and file on-boarding documents
  • Contribute to lead artist training and intern orientation
  • Support lead artist in delivering program plan
  • Communicate with program staff and participants as needed
  • Participate in weekly program meetings
  • Assist in identifying areas of improvement
  • Observe programs using rubric
  • Assist in coordinating end-of-season events
  • Assist in identifying areas of improvement
  • Gather end-of-season evaluations

Experience/Qualifications (preferred)

  • Experience working with youth, particularly youth of color
  • Experience working with spreadsheets
  • Cultural competency to work well with all communities and individuals
  • Familiarity with working in a nonprofit environment
  • Familiarity with business and entrepreneurship
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills while working on a team
  • Ability to attend programs during after-school hours and/or occasional weekends

All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

1 More opportunity with ArtWorks for Milwaukee, Inc.


We'll work with your schedule.


207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 600Milwaukee, WI 53202



  • Office Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Program Management




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 5-10 hours a week -- flexible

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