Department: Programming
Reports to: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt; 30 Hours a week, available to work evening and/or weekend time as needed; Hours may increase to 40 hours in the Summer
Directly Leads: Teaching Artists, Contractors, Volunteers, and Interns


The Arts Education/ Outreach Coordinator is responsible for:

  1. Actively identifying needs for arts education and outreach, planning, coordinating and promoting MCCLA classes, workshops, special cultural activities and events in coordination with programming staff.
  2. Planning, budgeting and coordinating youth specific programming including but not limited to the Multicultural Arts Summer Youth Programming.
  3. Active participation in MCCLA’s Special Events and Cultural Calendar (Including,Carnaval, Dia De los Muertos, etc.)
  4. Conduct Outreach and raise MCCLA’s visibility at community events

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively recruits adults and youth for art education classes, SF Carnaval, and the MAS Youth program, introducing programs to schools and other youth programs and organizations throughout SF.
  • Prepares and Gathers promotional and presentation materials for distribution
  • Supports the media department to publicize all arts education workshops
    through MCCLA established channels, and the media outlets (e.g. web, social networks, print, radio, television, etc. )
  • Creates an annual plan for outreach activities in the community
  • Speaks and represents MCCLA at community events
  • Works alongside Multimedia department to create social media content to raise MCCLA’s online visibility Coordination and Development of Arts Education Workshop
  • Stays current on MCCLA programming and community events, so as to engage and involve adults/youth in its cultural and special events.
  • Develops a plan on a semester basis (July- Dec); (Jan- June) to include proposed:
    • Class Schedule, MAS Summer Program, Special activities and workshops
    • Space, equipment, and materials and supplies required
    • publicity, recruitment, and outreach efforts.
  • Plans, budgets and coordinates the Multicultural Art Summer (MAS) Youth program
  • Contacts and coordinates with teaching artists and contractors. Keeps track of changes and communicates with relevant parties as needed
  • Tracks attendance of workshops and classes to ensure they are well subscribed
  • Works closely with with Multimedia and Events Coordinators on all projects
  • Plans and coordinates Carnaval, End of Semester Show, Corazon del Barrio: open houses and other events as needed
  • Solicits participants feedback through online survey and online communication
  • Maintains ongoing communication with MCCLA Departments
  • Identifies and contacts sources for funding for Arts Education Workshops
  • Guides and supervises support staff and/or volunteers as assigned
  • Attends Required Meetings
  • Submits a monthly, mid-year and end of the year status reports

Modeling Behavior

  • Promotes a positive environment for staff/clients, modeling a professional attitude at all times
  • Ensures confidentiality of sensitive or proprietary information
  • Contributes as a team player
  • Provides leadership by expressing point of view, maintaining a professional and open attitude at all times and engaging staff and clients in dialogue
  • Adheres to MCCLA Personnel policies and procedures
  • Models MCCLA organizational values at all times
  • Projects a professional image and dress neatly when reporting to work

Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • B.A Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Two years of proven experience in program planning, coordination, supervision
  • minimum one year experience working with Latinos, especially bilingual children/youth in an urban community setting
  • Knowledgeable of Mission District community and existing resources
  • Strong organizational skills, extremely detailed orientated, thorough and dependable.
  • Be flexible and able to work various hours (Including weekends as needed)
  • Able to manage multiple duties, be profession, and communicate clearly with artists and participants
  • Demonstrated experience working staff, collaborators, interns, and volunteers

Language Skills

  • Bilingual Literacy (Speaking, reading, and writing) in Spanish and English is required
  • Articulate public speaking skills for teaching and delivering presentations to groups of people

Computer Skills

  • Computer Literacy: Mac and/or PC – Microsoft Word, Excel, google suite, zoom a must
  • Proven experience with social media outlets (e.g Facebook, Instagram, Youtube)

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to work flexible hours, and lift up to 30 lbs (promotional material and equipment).

Work Environment

Fast Paced work environment with multiple demands presented at all times.

To Apply

Please email to or fax (415) 648-0933 the following to be considered:

  • Resume and Cover Letter summarizing verifiable education and work experience
  • Minimum of three references
  • Best day and time for an Interview

Please do not call. Submit application by email or fax