Kitchen Steward/Prep Cook
Posted January 11, 2023
Part Time/Seasonal position: (approximately June 1 – August 31)
The Kitchen Steward at Touchstone Center for Crafts assists with preparation, setup, cleanup, and serving of meals as necessary. The Kitchen Steward is responsible for representing the highest standard of excellence in kitchen cleanliness and organization, ensuring the kitchen & dining room areas are clean, well maintained, organized, and always stocked. The Kitchen Steward reports directly to the Culinary Manager. Start and end dates are approximate.
This is the perfect opportunity for the right person to be a part of a dynamic, creative environment both in the kitchen and throughout our campus.
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Gallery and Hospitality Assistant
Posted February 28, 2023
The Gallery & Hospitality Assistant is responsible for supporting the daily operations within Touchstone’s gallery and plays a critical role in ensuring the campus is welcoming to all visitors and program participants. The position requires actively engaging with and assisting those who wish to make retail purchases as well as those with general and program-specific inquiries. The G&HA also efficiently helps to facilitate all processes of enrollment, check in/out, and hospitality needs for programming, events, and other associated offerings. The G&HA will have an approachable and enthusiastic presence, guaranteeing a positive experience for all by demonstrating the highest level of customer service.
This a seasonal position, perfect for anyone interested in learning about arts administration and working in a creative environment. The G&HA will work approximately 20-30 hours per week, mid-May through the end of August (approx. 16-20 weeks), with potential to work through September. The hourly rate depends on whether on campus lodging and studio space/access is desired as well as experience.
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With 100+ workshops, symposiums, special events, and 150 woodland acres to manage, Touchstone is always looking for an extra hand (or ten) to help out. Volunteer activities usually revolve around cleaning, landscaping, and construction, but we are always willing to learn what your volunteering interests are and try and match them with our needs.
If you have the time, expertise, and willingness to become a Touchstone volunteer, please complete the online volunteer application form, email email@example.com or call (724) 329-1370.
Touchstone Center for Crafts Board of Directors
Touchstone Center for Crafts, a 501 (c) 3 organization, seeks new members for its Board of Directors. With nearly 50 years of actively connecting individuals to immersive craft experiences and promoting the development of technical skills, good design, and innovative expression, Touchstone is taking significant and strategic steps in key areas to strengthen its governance, programming and capacity to realize its mission. Once you have completed this form indicating interest in serving on our board, we will be in touch to schedule a conversation.
Touchstone’s Summer Internship Program is an intensive 10-25 week work-study program (May – September) where emerging artists, graduate, and undergraduate students learn studio management and operations while refining their artistic skills and working with some of the country’s best artists. Touchstone is committed to fostering the next generation of artists who will carry on the traditions of American craft forms.
The Artist Residency Program provides the time, creative space, and support for emerging and midcareer artists to explore new ideas and bodies of work in any media that we are able to accommodate. The beautiful and unique 150-acre campus of Touchstone offers the perfect environment for makers seeking to change the artistic direction of their art, or reinforce their current body of work.
For information about Workshop Scholarships, visit our Scholarships page.
For information about Touchstone Teen Week, visit our Teen Week page.
Touchstone Center for Crafts prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or association preference. Touchstone Center for Crafts also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to its facilities and programming.