Legacies: Request for Fall 2010 Volunteer

Posted: Aug 12, 2010


Project Coordinator – Twin Cities, MN

Legacies of War was founded in 2004 to raise awareness about the Vietnam War-era bombing in Laos, to provide space for healing the wounds of war and to create greater hope for a future of peace. The organization uses art, culture, education, and dialogue to bring people together and create healing and transformation out of the wreckage of war. For more information, visit legaciesofwar.org.

From September 30, 2010 to October 26, 2010, Legacies will join Intermedia Arts and Refugee Nation in collaboration with the Lao American Assistance Center of Minnesota to bring the Legacies of War National Traveling Exhibition to the Twin Cities. The exhibit, which has traveled to over 10 cities and internationally, will feature historic drawings, written and oral presentations, and components from the local community.

The volunteer will have a unique opportunity to work with an international team of individuals to make a significant contribution to the exhibition and community programs in the Twin Cities.

Description & Qualifications

Legacies of War seeks an intelligent, dynamic and passionate Project Coordinator for its exhibit and community programs in Minnesota this fall. This person will work directly with the executive director and curator in meeting project goals and tasks. This position requires an individual with strong collaboration, good communication, and time management skills. We seek extremely organized (we like obsessive, compulsive types) and a self-starter.

Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, and the Internet. Knowledge of InDesign and Web page design is a plus but not required. Professionals and graduate students preferred; mature undergrads are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting curator, a renowned national artist, with the MN exhibit at Intermedia Arts.
  • Coordinating community discussions, workshops and events.
  • Crafting media or marketing materials.
  • Performing administrative tasks as needed.
  • Preparing mailings and other project materials for meetings.

The position requires 10-15 hours a week. The volunteer opportunity will run from September 1, 2010 through October 30, 2010. Send inquiries, resume and cover letter to Ms. Channapha Khamvongsa at channapha@legaciesofwar.org by August 20th.


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