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Position: Art Handler, Art Services
Status: Full-time | Non-Exempt | Hourly
Compensation Group: Experienced
Compensation Range: $ 25.00 - $ 35.00 per hour
Reports to: Head Art Handler / Director of Field Services
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm (with some flexibility)

The Minnesota Street Project (Project), the Minnesota Street Project Foundation (Foundation), and Minnesota Street Project Art Services (Art Services) value a community where everyone can participate in arts and culture and strives to cultivate equity in all of its programs. We value a diverse workforce built upon inclusion, equity, and cultural humility and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and visit.

About Minnesota Street Project:
Located in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch district, the Project is a for-profit enterprise that supports contemporary arts in the Bay Area by providing sustainably below-market rents to artists, art galleries, and arts non-profits and by providing spaces for visiting exhibitions and arts-related programming.

About Minnesota Street Project Foundation:
An affiliate of the Project, the Foundation was created to advance educational and civic programming and provide direct financial support to artists and arts organizations.

About Art Services:
Art Services, founded & headquartered in San Francisco since 2016, is the Bay Area’s fastest growing and most innovative provider of highest quality art storage, installation, packing, crating, transportation, and solutions. Our clients include private collectors, galleries, and institutions who value our emphasis on customer relationships, collection care, and creative problem solving. 100% of our profits are used to support the artists, galleries, and institutions that comprise the Project as well as other arts non-profits and projects in the Bay Area.

Job Summary:
Minnesota Street Project is seeking a full-time Art Handler with expert customer service, art handling and transportation, and packaging skills to join our team of arts professionals. The Art Handler will exhibit a friendly and approachable demeanor with all Minnesota Street Project clients, staff, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the Art Services department, as well as the overall Project. This person must value teamwork, collaboration, and community. This person will demonstrate an understanding of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access in the arts and in our daily lives and has cultural flexibility/agility and a commitment to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Responsibilities:
• Enthusiastically and diplomatically work in tandem with lead handlers in the field.
• Handle, pack, and install artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secure and transport artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.
• Assist the registration department with labeling artworks and performing condition reports; expertly store and track artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.
• Anticipate bookings/projects and take all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.
• Offer respectful communication to all team members and clients.
• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.
• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.
• Attend weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.
• Keep vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.
• Inventory supplies and administer reuse/recycling policies.
• Assist the crate shop and warehouse as needed.
• Perform other related duties as required.
• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm, and occasionally beyond

Required Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
• Minimum 3 years’ experience at a museum, gallery, or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.
• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.
• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.
• Experience operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).
• Outstanding communication and ability to take direction and ask for assistance, as needed, ensuring projects stay on schedule.
• Demonstrate concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, all while being adaptable and willing to learn a new direction or skill.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
• Work well independently and as a team; gracefully shift between warehouse, client, and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.
• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.
• Proficient with iPad and PC Tablets. Comfortable using computer databases.

Associate Warehouse Art Handler, Art Services

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The Minnesota Street Project (Project) and the Minnesota Street Project Foundation (MSP Foundation) value a community where everyone can participate in arts and culture and strives to cultivate equity in all of its programs.

We value a diverse workforce built upon inclusion, equity, and cultural humility and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change.

We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and visit.

About Minnesota Street Project:

Located in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch district, the Project is a for-profit enterprise that supports contemporary arts in the Bay Area by providing sustainably below-market rents to artists, art galleries, and arts non-profits and by providing spaces for visiting exhibitions and arts-related programming.

About Minnesota Street Project Foundation:

An affiliate of the Minnesota Street Project, the MSP Foundation was created to advance educational and civic programming and provide direct financial support to artists and arts organizations.

Job Summary

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our warehouse team of arts professionals.

Responsibilities

-Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.
-Assists in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.
-Moves stored objects in warehouse, maximizing spatial utilization while maintaining artwork safety
-Assists the Registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis.
-Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse and recycling policies.
-Prioritizes the safety of personnel and artworks, adhering to company operational guidelines at all times
-Assists in upkeep of warehouse equipment and systems including forklift and HVAC
-May require occasional field work including packing, delivery and installation of artworks in client’s homes, offices and galleries
-Drives company fleet vehicles including box trucks and sprinter vans for warehouse and field-job related tasks
-Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 2 years of experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing practices.
-Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.
-Works well independently and in a team; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
-Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, walkie stackers, and pallet jacks)
-Valid drivers license.
-Ability to lift 50 lbs.
-Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; familiarity with G Suite and CRMs.

Reports to Warehouse Manager

Teaching Artist - D75 School

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$37.50/hr
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1/15/2023

Girl Be Heard’s Education staff is part of a close knit, dedicated and energetic team. Girl Be Heard seeks a Teaching Artist for its Harlem-based Afterschool (District 75) Workshop Program.

 

GBH Teaching Artists give participants a foundation in writing and performance-based storytelling, and cultivate an understanding of social justice and issues affecting women, girls, and gender-expansive youth around the world. They also lead participants through the creative process of writing and performing an original performance. 

 

Ideal candidates will have a strong personal artistic practice rooted in performance-based storytelling including acting, theatre, dance, and spoken word and hands on experience working with students with disabilities. Girl Be Heard’s Teaching Artists foster healthy relationships amongst the group, making explicit connections to leadership and youth development. TA’s should be comfortable tackling social justice topics and seamlessly integrate performance-based exercises into every session. Lastly, TA’s facilitate an environment for play, community building, and building critical consciousness. All Teaching Artists will be trained throughout the year.

 

The selected Teaching Artist for this opportunity will work with a group of up to 15 students with disabilities to create a safe space and work with a strong ensemble of Artivists using Girl Be Heard’s listening model. This afterschool residency requires availability on Thursdays from 2:30-5 pm. In addition to the workshops with participants, and meeting to co-create curriculum weekly, the Teaching Artist will be expected to attend Teaching Artist Training and all regularly scheduled TA meetings. The weekly commitment for this role is 5 hours per week.

 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Serve as a positive, engaging role model for a diverse group of young people as they explore personal identity and global issues through theater

  • Create a safe space for youth to share and grow

  • Learn the Girl Be Heard curricula and plan lessons to serve the group(s) you are working with that meet the goals of the curricula 

  • Utilize your background (performing arts, visual arts, writing) to create adaptable lesson plans and special projects/activities for students

  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner to support programming, administration, and monitoring and evaluation, including weekly session reports 

  • Maintain communication with school officials and foster a deeper relationship with the school community as a whole

  • Support the organization at fundraisers, cultivation events, and other outreach opportunities

  • Attend all required training

  • Participate in all TA meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in creating lesson plans and/or curriculum writing, facilitating hands-on, interactive workshops with student with disabilities in District 75 schools or learning setting for students with disabilities   

  • A demonstrated artistic practice in theatre and/or writing for performance

  • An understanding of dismantling racism and trauma-informed care is essential

  • Strong organization and administrative skills. Applicants must have the ability to work with minimal supervision, be highly detail-oriented, diligent, able to adapt easily to change, and able to work in a high-paced environment.

  • Ability to reach all students based on an understanding of diverse developmental levels.

  • Proven experience with effective classroom management strategies.

  • Ability to plan with others and articulate goals and objectives.

  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with site contacts.

  • 4 years of equivalent relevant work experience preferred, in the areas of Education and/or the Arts or Bachelor’s degree.

  • Demonstrated commitment to an understanding of issues of social justice and girls’ empowerment.

 

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Note: We are seeking local candidates able to travel to Harlem for in-person programming.

Compensation:  $37.50/hour for facilitating 2 hour workshops and all additional administrative work and training compensated at $25/hr  

About Us: Girl Be Heard builds leaders, changemakers, and activists. We do this through developing, amplifying and celebrating the voices of girls and young women through socially conscious theatre-making, performance, and storytelling. Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages our participants to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 13 sites in NYC, one global program in Trinidad and Tobago and are also accessible virtually, online. 

Work Environment: We're a dedicated and energetic team that values a collegial, transparent environment. We work hard to support each other in all ways. We value innovators, people with big ideas and even bigger passion and know-how to make those ideas happen. This is a growth opportunity for the right person looking to really take ownership of an important aspect of our organization and guide us to the next level. 

Girl Be Heard’s office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and is air-conditioned and located in a wheelchair accessible building. Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. Queer individuals, trans people, people of color, and women are highly encouraged to apply. Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion, or belief. 

Activities Specialist

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We're looking for a part-time Activity Specialist to join our team in Santa Clara. 

Ideal candidates for this position include activity directors, recreation therapists, teaching artists, or creative arts therapists who want to make a meaningful impact on the lives of elders through one-on-one connection. Must have a master’s degree or relevant experience in art, drama, music, expressive arts, or recreation therapy and at least 2 years working with older adults.

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Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for full- and part-time positions. (Part-time positions are eligible for benefits with a consistent 20-hour per week schedule.)  

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision plans
  • HSA and FSA plans
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Annual bonus incentive
  • Employee referral program

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Master’s degree or relevant experience in art, drama, music, expressive arts or recreation therapy
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with older adults
  • Experience with cognitive changes and dementia
  • Compassionate and empathic towards vulnerable populations
  • Creativity and competence developing and implementing individualized activity plans
  • Knowledge of holistic quality of life, life enrichment and engagement terminology
  • Excellent people skills: able to connect with a wide range of individuals, engage them, and put them at ease
  • Exemplary writing skills: professional tone and quality
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Experience working with the G Suite platform (Google drive, gmail, etc.)
  • Experience working with video platforms, including Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts
  • Valid California driver’s  license, vehicle insurance, and reliable private transportation

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Create and implement a variety of therapeutic activities aimed at improving client quality of life.
  • Plan and implement individualized activity sessions for a diverse range of clients, conducting sessions one-on-one with clients in their places of residence and group programs in facilities.
  • Lead art-based group activities in assisted living facilities.
  • Conduct regular visits with clients and care providers to provide materials and support for quality of Life (QOL) activities.

 

 At Sage Eldercare Solutions we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment and building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Sage is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Sage Eldercare Solutions requires applicants to be fully up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19, including the booster dose, if eligible. We do not make work-related decisions based on any legally protected characteristic or in an unlawful manner. We will engage in a prompt, good faith, interactive process with applicants who require reasonable accommodations. We encourage applicants to initiate this interactive process promptly with Sage whenever such accommodations may be required.

 

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