Internships and Job Openings

INTERNSHIPS

NUarts Studios and Gallery in Pittsfield MA, offers intermships with Master’s level Art Therapist and Teaching Artist, Marney Schorr, in the following:

-high school internship credit in studio art/art appreciation

-undergraduate college internship credits (1-3 credits per semester)  in art therapy

-ongoing placements with:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) Studio Art and Arts Management programs

Springfield College’s Undergraduate Art Therapy Program

If you would like to arrange an internship with your school, please contact Marney Schorr at airyberkshires@gmail.com.

 

JOB OPENINGS:

PER DIEM GROUP FACILITATOR

Arts in Recovery is seeking a per diem Group Facilitator for it’s Arts in Recovery for Youth program at our Pittsfield location. This is an opportunity to learn art therapy, make a difference and help save young lives.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Human Services or Psychology is necessary, preferably a Master’s in Art Therapy and/or Mental Health Counseling. Must have some counseling experience with adolescents and suicide prevention. Some experience in the creative arts and lived experience with suicidality and/or mental illness is ideal, though not required. On call availability for Wednesday and Thursday evenings is necessary.

Responsibilities include setting up the studio, facilitating a 2 hour Arts in Recovery for Youth group, teaching safety and DBT skills, and guiding process of art-making, as well as safety planning and reporting to Supervisor. Paid training is provided.

The ideal candidate is teachable, with excellent observation skills and attention to detail, is comfortable practicing direct dialogue and safe talk about suicidality and recognizing potential role as a first responder. Should be LGBQT+ competent (or willing to learn) and able to adapt to changing circumstances with creativity and positive problem solving.

Contact Marney Schorr at airyberkshires@gmail.com.