JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

JOBS + INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The mission of the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts is to encourage and advocate the visual and performing arts by providing a forum where diverse audiences can actively participate in cultural experiences. The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts is committed ​to supporting the economic vitality of Suffolk by enhancing the life experiences of our citizens and visitors.

If you are interested in job or internship opportunities, please contact Susan Lawrence at 757-923-0003 or submit your resume and areas of interest to Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Attn: Susan Lawrence, 110 W. Finney Avenue, Suffolk, VA 23434.

EVENT SET-UP PERSON


JOB DESCRIPTION: Event Set-up Person works under the instruction of Event Manager and is responsible for set-up and teardown of events as well as cleaning.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligence and attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a friendly demeanor
  • Physical stamina and high energy levels
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Excellent multitasking ability
  • Good problem solving skills

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Setting up spaces for events, including chairs and tables
  • Working under the instruction of Event Manager
  • Ensuring space is clean and organized
  • Adhering to event safety standards
  • Ensuring excellent levels of customer service
  • Taking down chairs and table once event is over

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous setup skills not required
  • Flexible hours – as needed, evenings, days and weekends
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds

Questions? Call our Finance Manager, Stacey L. Richards, at 757-923-0003 ext 101 or email Stacey.Richards@suffolkcenter.org.

SECURITY OFFICER


JOB DESCRIPTION: Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: *5 year’s work experience in a security position

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment and access points; permitting entry.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.
  • Communicate with staff via radio during events and guests in an appropriate manner.
  • Prevents losses and damage by monitoring fire panel box to determine trouble area and communicating with a security company, police, fire and rescue.  
  • Able to reset fire pull stations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to work Tuesday through Friday evenings- up to 25 hours per week or more
  • Must be able to walk 3 to 5 miles to include steps
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Surveillance Skills, Judgement, Dependability, Integrity, Safety Management, Professionalism, Reporting Skills

Questions? Call our Finance Manager, Stacey L. Richards, at 757-923-0003 ext 101 or email Stacey.Richards@suffolkcenter.org.

2020 SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED


Suffolk Center Summer Camp volunteers primarily serve as classroom aides and are responsible for helping to ensure that campers have a positive and safe camp experience. Work is completed under the direction of Classroom Instructors and the Education Manager. Camp Volunteers must be aged 15 by June 1, 2020 and must be able to commit to a week-long camp (Monday-Friday, 8:30m-3:00pm)

Summer Camps 2020

  • June 15- 19 | ART Camp   | Draw, Paint, Sculpt & More! | Ages 6-13
  • June 22-26 | MUSIC Camp  | All Things Music | Ages 6-13
  • July 6-24 | *NEW for 2020 Musical Theater INTENSIVE | Ages 13-18
  • August 3-7  | Theater Camp: | Embracing The Stage | Ages 6-13
  • August 10-14 | STEAM Camp: | Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math | Ages 6-13

Questions? Call our Education Manager, Gavin Harper, at 757-923-0003 ext 103 or email gavin.harper@suffolkcenter.org