Supported with a generous grant from a donor, GlassRoots is happy to announce that Gayle Mahoney has joined our staff as Communications and Development Director.
Well known in the Essex County art community, Gayle has fifteen years’ experience building the capacities of nonprofits through her work in business development, grant management, fundraising and marketing. She has helped advance the mission of several arts nonprofits. She also provides art business coaching to emerging and professional artists and has been teaching her popular Business Bootcamp for Artists course.
Gayle is also a professional artist, and has worked in ceramics, metals and enamels, and most recently, in watercolor.
GlassRoots put out a call for an experienced and skilled storyteller with the energy and creativity to take our development and communication efforts to a new level, and Gayle fit that bill.
Read more about Gayle here.
Make a donation in Gayle's honor here.
POSITION FILLED AS OF DECEMBER 2019 Come join the team! GlassRoots is hiring a full-time Glassblowing Apprentice.
GlassRoots is looking for a full-time apprentice to become a part of GlassRoots team working in a combined position including work as a studio technician, assistant glassblower, assistant glassblowing teacher and demonstrator. GlassRoots is willing to make a big investment in training for this individual, and for that reason, we will give preference to candidates willing to make a two year commitment.
GlassRoots, located in Newark, NJ, with the mission to transform the lives of underserved youth through the process of making glass art. We are a small nonprofit and we function as a supportive team to accomplish our mission.
The position reports to the Director of Programs, under the direct supervision of the lead glassblowing instructor; work is reviewed through inspection and observation of results.
The full job description is attached below.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. As an apprentice in training, the salary will be in the low 30’s.
Application Process: To apply, submit a cover letter that speaks directly to how you meet the qualifications of the job, and include a resume and salary requirements to Lisa Duggan, Program Director at lduggan(at)glassroots.org. No phone calls please. GlassRoots is an equal opportunity employer.