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Program Coordinator - Arts for Life NC

Position Announcement - January 3, 2023


Arts For Life at Brenner Children’s Hospital

Winston-Salem, NC

Arts For Life (AFL), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Asheville, NC, is currently seeking a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for preparing and facilitating high-quality and engaging art lessons with patients and family members in a hospital setting at Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem.


Arts For Life is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts programs, AFL enriches patients’ lives, nurtures their minds and spirits, and encourages positive healthcare experiences for children and their families. AFL currently serves children and their families in three chapter communities across North Carolina (Asheville, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem).

Arts For Life's core values are creativity, compassion, learning, collaboration, and inclusion. Its organizational culture can be described as empowering and supportive, with a strong focus on its mission and clients.


This position is part-time [30 hrs/wk] and non-exempt. Hiring pay rate $18/hr. Benefits include 100% employer-paid healthcare package and a generous paid time off policy, with 9 additional paid holidays. The Program Coordinator works primarily in a hospital/clinic setting at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Winston-Salem Program Director and supports their role to ensure that Arts For Life delivers high-quality, engaging arts programs to patients and families in hospitals/clinics. While not responsible for the supervision of other employees, the Program Coordinator does support the Program Director in recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers and interns for the Winston-Salem chapter. Depending on chapter needs, the Program Coordinator may be assigned special emphasis and oversight on a specific program area.


This position requires extensive [at least 5 years] experience with the arts and children in a work environment.

Due to hospital requirements, this position also requires up-to-date immunizations - including COVID-19 - and annual flu shots.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check can include a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification, academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).


● For full job description, visit

● Send the following as a PDF—preferably in a single file—via email only to

○ Cover Letter

○ Resume

■ Please be sure to include any special skills that may be relevant to the position, such as particular art mediums, experience with community partnerships, conversational Spanish, Arabic or other languages, etc.

○ Three references—include email address and phone number

○ Written responses to the following—120 words maximum per question

■ What draws you to this position?

■ Which of AFL’s core values resonates most with you? Why?

■ Which element of AFL’s programming do you have the most experience with - the arts, children/families or the medical setting?

● Which element of programming do you have the least experience with?

Application deadline: February 12, 2023 at 11:59 PM

Inclusion is a core value of Arts For Life. In our hospitals and clinic programs, everyone is welcome at the art table. This belief and practice carries over to our workspace and hiring process. Arts For Life is committed to equality of employment and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, cultural background, socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or diagnosis, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Arts For Life is committed to recruiting a broadly diverse pool of qualified candidates for this position.

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