Art House Grant Writer: Deadline May 1st or until position is filled

This is a part-time position that reports to and works directly with the Executive Director. The writer will become part of the Art House team and work with all staff as needed. She/he will be responsible for writing proposals for unrestricted operating revenue, programming specific awards, and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.

 The Grant Writer duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
  • Responsible for researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant and final report
  • Understanding of institutional history and programs
  • Work with staff to compile financials and data
  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required
  • Develops and maintains a proposal calendar,
  • Coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals, maintain records (database & paper files)
  • Develops an annual grants strategy
  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Strong editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising and research techniques and strategies
  • Strong contributor in team environments
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals


  • Experience with grant writing and non-profit fundraising. Minimum of two-years preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with purpose as well as the ability to work well in a team environment,
  • Proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

The Grant Writer is an hourly position, working approximately 15- 20 hours per week on site and remotely as needed. Pay commensurate with experience. Hours can be flexible.

Please send a cover letter, current resume, 3 references, and 2- 3 excerpts of awarded proposals to Laila Voss, Executive Director


Studio Institute: Undergraduate Marketing Intern
Over the course of this internship, the Marketing Intern will learn how social media and marketing materials can expand the audience of a small arts organization. By researching the organization and surrounding artistic communities, the intern will be able to identify the networking needs of Art House, Inc., and create and implement a marketing campaign to be launched at the end of the summer. This is a great opportunity for a take-charge student to develop a marketing portfolio, as they design and execute a campaign from start to finish.
Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a marketing campaign to expand network and social media following
  • Updating progress in a blog that will be live on the Art House website
  • Assisting with fundraisers (sorting and posting photographs, analyzing survey data, etc.)
  • Sending newsletters to all e-mail subscribers

The successful candidate is dependable, flexible, and is highly self-motivated. S/he has working knowledge of Excel, popular social media platforms, and ideally has some experience with graphic design or photo-editing software. It is also helpful if the intern has reliable access to a computer outside of the office, though it is not necessary.

To apply for this position, please send all required information listed under “How to Apply” to Laila at with “Arts Intern” in the subject line.


Studio Institute: Undergraduate Archives Intern
The Archives Intern will be fully immersed in the story of Art House, Inc. through a comprehensive research project. He/she will begin the internship by reviewing and reorganizing the organization’s files, which will help them develop an understanding of grant-writing, marketing campaigns, and the social media of a small non-profit. In these first weeks, the intern will create a chronological record of the organization’s history.
The second component of the project is the creation of a short documentary that showcases the history of Art House, Inc. The intern will develop a storyboard, conduct video interviews of the staff, review footage, and edit the files. He/she will be given credit for this video, which will be available for viewing on the website. The summer will end with the intern presenting the documentary and research to the Art House, Inc. team. 

The Archives Intern must have strong communication and organizational skills. The ideal candidate has a basic understanding of video production (shooting, editing, and graphic design). Since the intern will be conducting interviews, it is helpful for them to be comfortable taking a leadership role. 

The Exhibits and Collections Intern should possess strong writing, research, and critical-thinking skills. The ideal candidate is resourceful and creative, self-directed, and responds well to constructive feedback. Art/art history/arts education/visual arts/museum studies major preferred. The intern should also have an interest in environments that foster learning for family audiences and focus on the artistic and educational development of young children.

To apply for this position, please send all required information listed under “How to Apply” to Laila at with “Arts Intern” in the subject line.


Open position: Interns

Art House is currently accepting resumes for (unpaid) interns that will provide real world, hands-on experience in the non-profit arts sector.  We are looking for people who are interested in art, art administration, arts in education, non-profits, grants, graphic arts event planning and marketing. Hours are flexible, minimum 10-15 hours per week preferred.

We are currently looking for interns to fill two primary areas:

  • To assist in everyday administrative and studio jobs. Interns should expect to help with a variety of tasks from assisting with scheduling, data entry and grant reports, to posting on social media platforms about new classes and events. An intern can also expect to assist at Art House events and fundraisers. New tasks can arise daily, so flexibility and willingness to learn are essential. We are especially looking for candidates who have good writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • To assist with the teaching artists for the in-school residencies and out-of-school workshops. You will work closely with the artist, school staff and directly with the students on specific projects. These projects include a variety of media ranging from book-making, digital arts, ceramics and sculpture. In addition, this year murals are being planned to be created and installed in two of the schools. The teaching artists are professionals, many of whom are well- known in the NEO region and nationally. Residencies consist of 12-20 one hour sessions. Workshops generally meet for 5 consecutive 1 to 1.5 hour sessions. Studio assistants for these residencies or workshops may rotate as needed, but they will have the opportunity to work with the teaching artists and their classes over several sessions/weeks.
    • After completing a residency you will have the chance to generate your own studio class where you will be paid for your work to not only instruct but to create an original project.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, 2-3 references and a brief statement of goals and interests. Send to:

Program Coordinator Emily Splain,


Open Position: As Seen on Pinterest- Crafter

Art House is currently accepting resumes for crafters and DIY enthusiasts who have experience in different mediums to teach workshops and classes for the new year.

Art House provides art enrichment for a diverse age group of all backgrounds from early childhood to seniors.

Art House’s mission is making art accessible to Brooklyn Center and the Greater Cleveland community by providing instruction, encouragement, and facilities.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest, two references and three JPEG images of your work to

Pay scale: $12.50/hr for kids classes $15.00/hr for adults


Open position: Teaching Artists

Art House is currently accepting resumes for artists teaching in a range of different medias.

Art House provides art programming to a variety of groups including: early childhood, school aged children, adults and seniors. Programs take place onsite as well as offsite. Art House partners with a diverse group of organizations and businesses and customizes programs to fit their needs.

Artists submitting resumes should have teaching experience and hold a Bachelors or Masters Degree.

Art House has a team of artists dedicated to our mission of making art accessible to Brooklyn Center and the Greater Cleveland community by providing instruction, encouragement, and facilities, and our purpose which is to provide high quality visual and creative arts classes for people of all ages and skill levels.

Please send your teaching resume, a letter of interest, and three JPEG images of your work or work created by your students to

Current Teaching Artists