Ways to Get Involved

Internships

The MF is an organization built upon the dedication of volunteers and interns. There are a variety of ways to get involved and support the Museum's operations, programs, outreach and events. Internships are offered year-round. Scheduling for internships is flexible.

Volunteer
The MF is always looking for reliable, personable volunteers to contribute to the museum’s mission. Volunteers help in various departments within the Museum such as visitor services, exhibitions, education, and more. Must be 18+ to volunteer with exhibitions.

Jobs & Internships

Community Engagement Manager
Gallery Engagement Coordinator
Seasonal Exhibitions Installer
Visitor Experience Associate

Full-time

Have a passion for collaborating with community members, local schools, and Northside organizations to create mutually beneficial and meaningful relationships. Serve as an essential liaison that strives to find opportunities to connect artists-in-residence and Museum staff with Northside communities through thoughtful education programs, artist-centered projects, surveys and listening sessions.

For more information see position description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to lbarnes@mattress.org. Please put “Community Engagement Manager” in the subject line. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide references. No calls, please.

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Part-time, 25-30 hours per week (must be consistently available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays)

Be dedicated to the visitor experience and educational opportunities, and be enthusiastic about connecting visitors with artists and the artistic process in the gallery setting. Have a collaborative approach to bringing together excellent customer service, accessibility, thoughtful engagement strategies and artist-centered content.

For more information see position description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to lbarnes@mattress.org. Please put “Gallery Engagement Coordinator” in the subject line. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide references. No calls, please.

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Seasonal Exhibitions Installer, Temporary, full-time, M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM

The Mattress Factory’s Exhibitions Department is seeking applications for a Seasonal Exhibitions Installer running November 29, 2021 through April 1, 2022. Under the review of the Director of Exhibitions, they work closely with exhibiting artists assisting with setup, fabrication and space preparation responsibilities related to the installation and de-installation of exhibitions.

For more information see position description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to dbracken@mattress.org. Please put “Exhibitions Installer” in the subject line. Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to provide references. No calls please.

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Visitor Experience Associate, part-time, WED 10:30AM-8PM and THU-SUN 10:30AM-6PM, as needed

Visitor Experience Associates play a key role in providing a positive and insightful visitor experience by engaging with visitors and facilitating a deeper understanding of the installations. Often the only staff member a visitor will encounter on their visit, they monitor gallery spaces, welcome guests, sell tickets at the front desk and assist in the MF Shop as needed. They report to the Visitor Experience and Office Manager and interface regularly with all museum employees.

For more information see position description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to mlocante@mattress.org. Please put “Visitor Experience Associate” in the subject line. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide references. No calls, please.

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