Creative Mentor

Columbus, OH

Job Description

At Open Door Art Studio & Gallery, we believe in the transformative power of the arts and are committed to fostering personal and artistic growth and deepening community connection for the individuals with disabilities we support. As a Creative Mentor, you will play a key role in helping us fulfill our mission of inspiring life journeys!

Key Duties


  • Mentor artists on an individualized basis to foster a successful path to achieve individual goals and outcomes.
  • Facilitate fine-art programming across the offered mediums.
  • Develop community partnerships that will provide community connections for the artists we represent based on individual goals and outcomes.
  • Attend to the individual needs of all artists.
  • Perform daily and monthly tracking of artistic achievements for the represented artists.
  • Deliver direct support and personal care to (including medication administration).
  • Assist with housekeeping tasks.
  • Curate a minimum of one exhibition annually.
  • Attend and facilitate community exhibition openings/special events featuring artworks made by as needed.
  • Assist in building relationships with community groups/organizations.
  • Facilitate community experiences for represented artists.
  • Follow emergency guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure that all staff and volunteers are committed to implementing daily procedures, routines, systems.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of procedures, routines, and systems.
  • Attend in-service days, trainings, and workshops.
  • Facilitate daily transportation routes for artists to and from the studio space.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Pay Range:

$16.50 – $18.50 per hour (with degree)
$14.50 (no degree) 


Monday – Friday
9 am – 5 pm


  • Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience in an art-related field
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof of car insurance
  • Must pass a background check

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