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Abington Art Center is a community center focused on music, drawing, painting, oil, ceramics, metals, sewing, embroidery, pottery, and jewelry classes. It is an outdoor free concert venue, with theater, dance, jazz, and live music on stage. You can buy gifts, crafts, bracelets, necklaces, and rings at the unique holiday fair.

*NEW* Events House Manager Position

The Events House Manager serves on site at Alverthorpe Manor for Abington Art Center’s private events (e.g., weddings, mitzvahs), monitoring, managing logistics and providing information as needed about the facility and its use. The House Manager reports to AAC’s Private Events Manager and at individual events works in coordination with the catering manager.

Hours are variable, including evenings and weekends during scheduled events. Must be able to move light furniture and lift 50 lbs. Experience in restaurants or catering, production or stage management is preferred.

Depending upon the event, the House Manager may be expected to perform the following duties: set up and break down chairs/tables, work with other House Managers during events, lock up facilities and report any damage or violations of contract to AAC’s Private Events Manager.

Contract position, earning $15/hour.

To apply, please email resume and three references to jobs2@abingtonartcenter.org by September 10, 2021.

Located on a historic 27-acre campus in Jenkintown, PA, just outside of Center City Philadelphia, Abington Art Center presents art exhibitions, creative programs and cultural events for the lower Montgomery County and Philadelphia area, along with private events.

Teaching Positions

Abington Art Center is always on the lookout for new art instructors! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter along with 3 references and images of your students’ work to jobs2@abingtonartcenter.org

Administrative Positions

We are currently are not currently seeking any administrators. Please check back often for new opportunities.

Volunteers are vital to Abington Art Center as we seek to serve a growing community. A variety of volunteer and internship positions are available and we would be thrilled to have your support. Hours and days are flexible.
 Due to the nature of online programming, we currently have minimal volunteer opportunities available. However, we are always searching for talented and hard-working individuals to help us serve our community! Please fill out this form and let us know how you’d like to get involved:

Student Camp Interns

Each year our Summer Art Camps are a success thanks to the hard work of teen volunteers from the community. Camp volunteers assist our instructors in the classroom by setting up materials, helping students complete projects, with clean-up and monitoring lunch, gaining valuable experience in arts and education working as a teacher’s assistant.

Abington Art Center is seeking bright, motivated high school students to assist art instructors in the classroom this summer. Candidates must show initiative, be dependable and work well with young children. This is a great learning experience, and it looks good on your college application as well!

Summer volunteer positions for grades 9-12 are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, please contact Jeanne O’Shell at joshell@abingtonartcenter.org or 215-887-4882 ext. 111