Are you ready to help us support artists and inspire audiences? The Givens Foundation offers a range of volunteer, internship, and employment opportunities. We’re committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply for the opportunities listed below.

Employment Opportunities

There are currently no job openings at this time.


Would you like to get involved and see behind-the-scenes at the Givens Foundation? Consider becoming a volunteer. Volunteers come from all walks of life and range from students to retirees. All you need is your interest and enthusiasm!

To get started, tell us what volunteer activities you're most interested. Thank you for considering volunteering at the Givens Foundation!


Givens Foundation's internships provide meaningful opportunities for individuals interested in building professional connections and gaining hands-on experience to advance their careers in a diverse non-profit arts setting. Whether you are in college, a recent graduate, or a young adult looking to make a career transition, our staff is ready to share their experience with you. 


Internship Focuses

Listed below are the 12 different internship focuses available. 

  • Artist Support & Mentor Programs
  • K12 Education Residencies
  • Community Reading Program
  • Readings & Talks 
  • Administration / Non-profit Finance / Operations
  • Institutional Giving & Governmental Relations 
  • Individual Giving & Special Events
  • Corporate Sponsorships
  • Branding & Public Relations 
  • Market Research 
  • Social Media 
  • Digital Media & Design 


Internship Cycle

Fall 2015 

September 1 – December 19, 2015 

Priority Application Deadline: August 21, 2015

Winter & Spring 2016 

January 4 – May 21, 2016 

Priority Application Deadline: November 4, 2015 

Nuts & Bolts: Internships are for approximately 4 months for an average of 8 hours per week, which includes helping with evening and weekend events. A stipend of $125 per month will be provided for the duration of the internship. The start/end dates of the program are flexible and should be agreed upon between the intern and his/her supervisor prior to the start of the internship. 


How To Apply

Application Form

Please note, for those interested in the Digital Media & Design focus, work samples are also required. Applicants may apply up to three of the internship focuses for consideration. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however we strongly recommend applying by the priority application deadline.

We apologize that we are unable to respond to applications unless a candidate is being considered for an interview. Any questions may be sent to admin@givens.org. Please refrain from phone calls.