Perkins Center for the Arts Staff, Board of Trustees, and Faculty are a group of individuals committed to excellence in the arts in the southern New Jersey region. At Perkins we value the diverse nature of our communities and celebrate the importance of the arts in building strong, connected communities.  Perkins has been a bastion of arts education in South Jersey since 1977 and is proud to be a model for excellence in arts education across the country.

As a member of the Perkins Team you have the support of your colleagues, who are artists, educators, and administrators. Each individual on the Perkins Team is committed to the Perkins’ mission and participates honestly and openly to continually improve programming, operations and image. Perkins values the importance of life-long learning and encourages every affiliated member to continue their professional and personal development.


Evening & Weekend Receptionist

Perkins Center for the Arts is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a desire to be a part of a arts-passionate team. As a regional, arts education center, with a 6 days/week operational schedule, the Center is seeking a part-time receptionist to help maintain the operational rhythm that the Center requires.


  • Weekday evenings starting between 4:00 and 5:00 PM
  • Periodic Saturday hours 9:45 AM- 2:15 PM
  • Moorestown & Collingswood locations
  • Availability to serve as substitutes on an as needed basis (to cover for illness, emergency absenteeism, etc.)


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones
  • Assisting clients with supply purchases, data entry, and requests
  • Assisting program staff with specific projects, processing registrations, and completing financial transactions
  • Proficiency and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google docs/sheets/forms/drive required
  • Learn and become proficient with Perkins custom software program Arts Center Canvas (ACC). Develop working knowledge of ACC that supports registration, artist intake, merchandise sales, ticket sales and profile management.


This position is part-time, non-exempt status, roughly 16-20 hours/week. All employees (full-time, part-time, seasonal or temporary employees) are eligible for Paid Sick Leave up to a maximum of 48 hours (6 days) in a calendar year to begin accruing after 120 days of active employment. Wages are $14/hour. Part time receptionists may work up to 40 hours per week through regular scheduling and substituting for others.

All inquiries should be directed to Executive Director, Kahra Buss, Perkins Center for the Arts at Please, no phone calls.

Conservatory of Music Instructor Opportunities

For more information, please contact Bryan Williams, Manager, Conservatory of Music at 

Art Instructor Opportunities

Are you an artist or arts educator looking to connect with students in this new era? Do you have arts expertise that you’re interested in sharing virtually? Are you familiar with basic digital video creation and editing techniques? Then Perkins Center for the Arts is looking to work with you!

Perkins Center is a multi-disciplinary art center, based in southern New Jersey, looking to add fun, engaging, and tech-savvy creatives to our web-based teaching roster.

Interested candidates: Email a cover letter and resume to Please include links to your website, social media accounts, and work samples.

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Internship Opportunities

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Perkins Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Additionally, Perkins Center for the Arts does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, treatment of or employment in, its services, programs or activities. Perkins Center for the Arts makes it a priority to establish a work place and environment that embraces the spirit of the law ensuring an optimal experience for all, regardless of race, gender, physical ability or any other status protected by law.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.

Please contact Perkins Center 856.235.6488 or if you need employment information to be made available in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audiotape and/or computer disc.

If you are granted an interview, please feel free to request any accessible accommodations.  For further information about access, please visit the accessibility section of our website.