Job Opportunities

Summer Art Camp Counselors

Cheltenham Center for the Arts' Summer Art Camp is specially designed for children aged 5-12 who enjoy the visual and performing arts. Our mission is to provide a rich set of opportunities to develop creativity. Each day, campers, grouped by age, participate in two to four classes including sculpture, drawing, painting, ceramic art and theater. Summer Art Camp's goal is to make art fun and to help our campers discover their creativity! 

Skills and Experience:

  • Counselors must be college aged (18-22 years old)

  • Prior experience working with children

  • Interest in the arts is strongly preferred

  • Great communication skills, especially when dealing with camp parents

  • Ability to handle up to 15 children in any of the three age groups (Group 1: 5-6 year olds, Group 2: 7-9 year olds, Group 3: 10-12 year olds)

  • Ability to maintain calmness in high-pressure situations

  • Punctuality is very important. Counselors are the first point of contact for campers and parents each morning, and, as such, should arrive promptly at 8:15 each morning.

  • Availablity Monday-Friday 8:15am-3:45pm, with some availablity to cover After Care until 6pm

Description of Duties:

  • Escorts current group to all classes and maintains order during class and class transitions

  • Arrives promptly at 8:15am each morning to greet campers and parents as first point of contact

  • Keeps a close eye on campers during free periods in the morning, during lunch, and during after care

  • Assists teachers during class time as needed

  • Prepares activities for campers during Wednesday open times as needed

  • Instructs campers during Wednesday open times as needed

  • Prepares weekly inventory of art supplies

  • Prepares weekly inventory of snack supplies

  • Coordinates schedule for weekly Pool Trip supplies

  • Prepares mid-morning and after care snack for 5-6 year olds

  • First point of contact for minor camper injuries and illnesses

  • Executes any other tasks necessary to maintaining an active high quality program.

To apply, email your resume to

ATTN: Margaret Griffen.

Artists-in-Residence Program


The Cheltenham Center for the Arts' Resident Artist Program seeks to enhance the creative educational experience at the Center by providing an exciting, supportive environment for artists starting or making a change in their careers. Our residents are self-supporting artists who wish to work and teach at the Center for one year. Residents will have a small, private studio space with 24-hour access, be the studio coordinator for their areas, have the opportunity to teach classes at the Center.  At the end of the year residents will have an exhibition at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts showcasing the body of work completed during their residency.

For more information on our Resident Artist Program, click here to download the information sheet.