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  • Part Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $23/hour
  • Organization Type: Art/Culture

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

Associate Director
We are seeking a part-time Associate Director whose primary responsibilities are managing our referral service and college outreach program. The Associate Director reports to the Executive Director. Our three-person staff also includes a part-time Community Engagement Manager.

Approximately 12-15 flexible hours per week, which may increase over time (Work hours must be spread across three or more days, Monday and Friday, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.) Occasional evening and Saturday work, as needed

Work Environment
Our office is in the High Low building in Grand Center; some remote work can be scheduled.

Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, promote inclusion, and improve accessibility in all our activities and operations. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Managing our referral service, which matches clients with volunteer lawyers and accountants
• Managing Upstart, our college outreach program
• Responding to day-to-day email and phone messages
• Entering and updating data in Salesforce
• Proofreading grant proposals and e-newsletters
• Assisting with website updates and social media posts
• Attending workshops, meetings, and events, as needed
• Covering for the Executive Director, as needed

• Passion for working artists, our region’s creative community, and our service mission
• Ability to learn and absorb new information quickly (This position requires familiarity with the most common legal and accounting needs of artists, creative businesses, and nonprofit cultural organizations.)
• Ability to listen and respond respectfully to clients and volunteers
• Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to input data with a high level of accuracy
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; experience with  WordPress and Adobe Suite preferred
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion
• A college degree in a relevant field is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in the arts, nonprofit job experience, and/or exposure to arts-related legal and business matters.

How to Apply
Please email a cover letter and resume to with Associate Director in the subject line.

About VLAA
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA) supports the bi-state creative community by providing free legal and accounting assistance and a wide variety of affordable educational programs. VLAA serves artists and arts workers, nonprofit cultural organizations, and small creative businesses. The nonprofit tax-exempt organization proudly offers rewarding volunteer opportunities for more than 300 accountants and lawyers.