Careers at KCYA


Internship Opportunities


Kansas City Young Audiences needs interns to help us in the office with data entry, event planning, and supervising the many students who attend the Community School of the Arts. Interns have a rewarding experience by assisting students to discover their artistic abilities and by supporting the work of our very busy staff. Learn more about our Internship Program....



Become a Teaching Artist


Kansas City Young Audiences contracts with professional artists to deliver programs to schools and to teach at the Community School of the Arts.  Learn more about applying to our roster...



Open Staff Positions


School and Community Programs Coordinator


Description: The School and Community Programs Coordinator schedules and processes arts education programs for public and private schools, libraries, community centers and other clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. This process requires excellent communication and the ability to maintain good relationships with clients and teaching artists. He or she will report to and will work closely with the Arts Partners Coordinator to reach programming goals. Position is part time through July 2018, then may be full time year round after.



  • Promote, sell and schedule all School and Community Programs.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all clients and teaching artists.  
  • Maintain accurate records of all transactions.
  • Implement School and Community Programs marketing plan.
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goal. 
  • Assist the Arts Partners Coordinator with additional program scheduling, tracking, database updates and general office tasks.


Minimum Qualifications: Excellent customer service skills. Strong phone and computer database skills. An above average ability to manage multiple detail-orientated tasks. An ability to work independently and as part of a team. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Strong written and oral communication skills. Position requires some schedule flexibility to include occasional evenings and weekends. 


Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in customer service and/or experience in a highly detailed work environment.  Experience in a not-for-profit organization. Fluency in File-Maker Pro and other computer software programs. An appreciation and knowledge of the arts and/or arts education. 


Type: Part time to Full time


Compensation and Benefits: $12.50 - $13.50 per hour depending upon experience. Medical insurance, retirement 401k, dental, and disability benefits. Paid personal days. 


Instructions: Email or fax resume with cover letter and three professional references to Marty Arvizu, Director of Marketing and Business Development,, fax (816) 960-1519. No calls please.


Deadline: April 20, 2018 

Contact: Marty Arvizu

Fax: 816-960-1519



It is the fundamental policy of Kansas City Young Audiences to provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, Veteran status or disability status.