Full Time

There are no full time opportunities available at this time.

Part Time

Camp Teaching Artist Needed

The Workhouse Arts Center is planning for Winter, Spring, and Summer camps that will be held in person. We are looking for a Teaching Artist that has a talent in Visual Art, Film, Theater, and Gaming. Please send a resume, portfolio, and cover letter to


String Teachers for
Ensemble Classes (Violin,
Viola, Cello or Bass)

Are you a musician with a passion for teaching your craft? Do you have experience working with children and/or adults in an educational setting? Are you looking for a teaching opportunity? This program is a growing venture for the Workhouse! With our quality facility and connection to the arts community, our music programming is going to become a staple in the area. We are seeking exciting and enthusiastic instructors to teach technique-intensive music classes to children and adults throughout the year. Instructors must be kind and fun-loving, work well with other staff members, and have a genuine interest in music education. String teachers are needed to help expand our group class offerings. Teachers should be experienced in teaching group classes.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and class proposal to

Click here to download the Instructor Application & Informational Packet

Visual Arts Instructors

The Workhouse is currently seeking Visual Arts Instructors to offer classes in Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Fiber, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography and Sculpture for all ages, and all skill levels. Opportunities are available for in-person classes and online classes. Interested Arts Instructors can email their resume and letter of interest to

Click here to download our Spring/Summer 2021 Instructor Application & Informational Packet

Unpaid Internships

Paid Internships

none available at this time


The Workhouse Arts Center simply cannot survive without the remarkable and dedicated support of hundreds of volunteers each year.  There are opportunities of all kinds including everything from gallery sitting, to beer pouring, to scare actors, to museum docents.

Want to stay nimble? Meet new people? Participate in exciting arts-related events? Or just lend a hand, then the Workhouse needs you!

The Workhouse Arts Center relies on a strong team of dedicated volunteers to ensure our arts, education, history, and community programs run smoothly.  Volunteer opportunities change over time, but can include: events, gallery managers, museum docents, office and facility support, and more – specific duties will always vary based on time of year and what’s happening at the Workhouse.

Below are a few examples of the types of help needed at the Workhouse in our various departments. The list isn’t exhaustive, so if there’s something you’d like to help with but isn’t listed below, feel free to call us to discuss the possibilities.

If you want to support the arts with your time and talents, then the Workhouse is the place for you, please complete the Volunteer Application at the bottom of this page and we’ll be in touch!

If you have questions about volunteering at the Workhouse, please email our volunteer coordinator, Kristen Murray at

Samples of Volunteer Needs

Front Desk Receptionist/Administrative Duties

Grant Writing/Fundraising

Tour Guides/Museum DocentsShare the story about 91 years of prison history and the Suffragists who were imprisoned at the Workhouse (training required)

Marketing/Social Media/Video Editing/Calendar Postings

Survey Administration/Research

Special Event Setup/Breakdown, Greeters and Coat Check

Haunted Trail – Scare Actors, Ticket Booth and Front of House, Set Builders, Chaperones, and Makeup Artists

Volunteer Application

Please fill in all spaces. If you have a resume to include (recommended), please email it to

Areas of Interest:

AdministrationCeramicsEducationFacilitiesGlassMarketingMuseumPerforming ArtsSpecial EventsVisual Arts


Skills, Training, + Interests

Volunteer Experience

Docent Experience/Tour Guide


Second Saturday Art Walk
The second Saturday of every month, from 6p-9p. Art, artists, craft beer, performances, and so much more.

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