Lucky Jefferson

Community Arts & Programs Assistant

Lucky Jefferson is seeking applications from art undergraduate or graduate students for a new part-time Community Arts & Programs Assistant role! This virtual role is perfect for students with an interest in literature, creative writing, traditional and digital publishing, and art; this role provides a comprehensive introduction to community programming while collaborating with a diverse community of writers and artists. 

This role is remote (meaning you can work from wherever) and you can expect a time commitment of up to 5-9 hours or less a month, depending on programming needs and time commitment. Candidates located in Chicago, IL are encouraged to apply.

Tasks you can expect to work on include:

  • Co-partnering with the Editor-in-Chief and interns to teach and lead virtual programs
  • Curriculum development and review
  • Evaluation tasks, reports, publicity, and program development
  • Supporting registration process and all outreach efforts to all students.
  • Assist in recruitment and marketing efforts to boost workshop enrollment, helping with tabling and other virtual/in-person outreach
  • Identifying funding to expand community programs 

Who We Look For:

Undergraduate or Graduate students who have a passion for art, writing, literature, and all things poetry; students who are interested in gaining experience early on and want to learn how to creatively lead programs and produce inclusive and engaging curricula.

What You'll Earn:

• $25/hr

• College Credit

• Experience working for an award-winning publisher

Start Date:

October 4, 2021 or when the role is filled.

Please send a resume, 2-3 art samples, and any examples of workshops/programs you’ve run in the past to If you have a website, please share that as well.



Contact Information

NaBeela Washington, Editor-in-Chief