fellowship

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Virginia Voss Pope Fellowship Offered at CAC

Douglasville, Georgia: Recent graduates with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in arts administration, fine arts and arts education are encouraged to apply to the Virginia Voss Pope Fellowship with the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, Inc., a small local arts council located in a suburban community 20 miles west of Atlanta (www.artsdouglas.org).  The ideal candidate must demonstrate knowledge of an artistic discipline(s), an aptitude for management skills, proven organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with diverse groups. Participating fellows will receive cross-training in many aspects of the community arts field including cultural non-profit administration, board development, committee coordination and strategic planning; arts education and other program development and implementation; gallery management, permanent collection maintenance and exhibition planning; marketing, volunteer management and community outreach; and fund development, grantsmanship and special event coordination. The 2012-2013 Virginia Voss Pope Fellow will receive an annual stipend to help defray housing and transportation costs. 

Candidates are encouraged to send current resumes (photo optional), official transcripts, 2-3 current letters of recommendation, and a cover letter describing their interest and commitment to the field of community arts development, addressing their relevant skills and experience, and their goals for the fellowship to: culturedirector@earthlink.net or to CAC, P.O. Box 2018, Douglasville, GA 30133. Telephone interviews will be conducted as part of the selection process. Deadline for submission of applications: June 30th.