Internships, Volunteer Opportunities, and Employment


Director of Development and Operations

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) seeks energetic arts management professional with a strong business acumen, excellent communications skills, fundraising experience, and a keen interest in Philadelphia’s vibrant visual artist community to lead the organization’s Operations and Development strategies. The Director of Operations and Development will be part of a two-person organizational leadership team, working alongside the Executive Artistic Director to drive CFEVA's mission and strategic goals.

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CFEVA accepts internship inquiries on a rolling basis. Please a cover letter and resume with current availability for consideration.


CFEVA's programs and events thrive thanks to the dedicated service of individuals who volunteer their time and energy to supporting our mission of advancing the careers of Philadelphia's emerging visual artists. Want to get more involved as a CFEVA volunteer? 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Art in the Open 2018: May 18-20, 2018
    Art in the Open (AiO) is back and looking for volunteers to help with this amazing event! AiO is a free, live outdoor showcase of artists working in a range of media, taking place along the Schuylkill River Banks from May 18 to 20, 2018, sunrise to sunset. For more about this year's event and details on volunteering, see the posting at

  • CFEVA*35 - The 2018 CFEVA Art Party: June 8, 2018
    Seeking volunteers to support this year's Art Party, CFEVA's biggest and most fun fundraiser of the year! Volunteer jobs include check-in, silent auction set-up and management, photography and video, exhibition installation and support, check-out, de-installation and transport, and more.  to learn more and sign up.


CFEVA is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and program applicants/participants regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, age, national origin, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to physical handicap, known association with a disabled individual, possession of a diploma based on passing a general education development test, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.