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Job Opportunity: Education Intern:Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Job description:

Education Intern


Date Posted

May 7, 2022 - 11:18am







Volunteer & Intern


Community Art/Cultural Organization,Education & Instruction,Media Arts (Film/Radio/TV)


Philadelphia County (PA)

Pay Type: 
Hourly Rate

Job Status: 
Part Time

Minimum income/Hourly Rate: 

Maximum income/Hourly Rate: 


Philadelphia Film Society

Department: Education
Reports to: Education Manager
Transforming Philadelphia through the power of film.
As the producer of the Philadelphia Film Festival and creative force behind the Philadelphia Film Center and the PFS Bourse Theater, the Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) raises consciousness of film as an important art form in Philadelphia and serves as a vital piece of the city's arts and culture community.
The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) is a 501(c)(3) member-supported nonprofit arts organization that creates opportunities for diverse communities to practice film through initiatives that inspire, educate, challenge, and entertain. PFS is the region's foremost resource for film presentation and education and is committed to presenting film as a transformative and powerful medium for artistic expression and a catalyst for strengthening community. As the producer of the Philadelphia Film Festival and creative force behind the Philadelphia Film Center and PFS Bourse Theater, PFS raises consciousness of film as an important art form in Philadelphia and serves as a vital piece of the city's arts and culture community. And each October, PFS curates the Philadelphia Film Festival, which showcases more than 100 feature-length and short films, welcoming filmmakers and fans from Philadelphia and around the world.
PFS internships are unpaid positions, offered to students who are seeking an opportunity to gain college credit while receiving hands-on practice working with an arts nonprofit.
The PFS Education intern would work directly with the Education Manager to plan and execute various film-centered educational events and activities for a variety of communities in the Philadelphia region.
   » Work with the Education Manager to brainstorm and build lesson plans for film field trips and match core curriculum standards to the activities
   » Work with the Education Manager to build a library of social emotional learning film curricula to be taught to students age 4-10
   » Research film education programs and best standards from across the country
   » Accompany Education Manager to field trips, residencies, and Movies on the Block programs, both in person and virtual, helping to ensure the events run smoothly
   » Network with potential community partners and send communications to marketing sources to increase the span of our programming
   » Depending on intern practice, teach or adjunct teaching activities and lessons with the Education Manager
   » capability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
   » Proficiency in a variety of technical applications, especially:
   » Google Workspace
   » Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
   » capability to work proactively and independently under direction
   » Excellent interpersonal expertise, with proficiency in both oral and written communication
   » Some practice working with young people - this can be as a teacher or tutor, or as a mentor, babysitter, or sibling
   » A strong analysis around issues of equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism and a availability to speak up against injustice
   » Currently enrolled student who is earning credit through their school for their internship with PFS
   » Availcapability to work 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, two days a week, for the Internship Term: June - August 2022
   » Availcapability to assist with weekend events, if needed
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. Information technology is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all tasks, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job, nor is Information technology to be interpreted as a contract for employment. PFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner that does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental discapability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local legislation.

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Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 05/14/2022 / Viewed 4 times
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Company: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
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