Employment & Volunteering

Seeking an Executive Director

Inclusive Arts Vermont seeks a full-time Executive Director to lead its dynamic team of artists and administrators. This position offers a unique opportunity to expand the role of the arts in creating inclusive communities and schools, help strengthen accessibility within Vermont’s cultural sector, and deepen educational and professional opportunities for artists with disabilities.

Founded in 1986 as VSA Vermont, IAV uses the magic of the arts to increase accessibility for children and adults with disabilities. We do this through arts education, training, and exhibition programs for Vermonters of all ages.

On a day-to-day basis, the Executive Director serves in many roles including fundraiser, public speaker, planner, facilitator, administrator, advocate, and partnership-builder. The position requires a strong understanding of arts and disability. Qualified candidates will have proven success in fundraising and financial management, as well as excellent organizational management and interpersonal skills. A passion for accessibility and inclusion is a must. 

A minimum of three years’ experience in a senior management position of a nonprofit organization, especially supervising staff, is required. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The anticipated salary range is $55,000 – $70,000 depending on experience.

Inclusive Arts Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, members of minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This position is open until filled.

Persons interested in applying for the position should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references via the button below.

For more information, or to apply using an alternate format, please email board@inclusiveartsvermont.org

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Seeking Board of Directors Members!

Inclusive Arts Vermont seeks artists, arts enthusiasts, and magic makers to join its Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors meets monthly, over ZOOM video conferencing. Board members are also encouraged to engage in committee work including fundraising, board and staff development, programs, strategic planning, and finance management. The purpose of the Board of Directors is to provide direction and vision for the future of the organization, and support to the staff.

To Apply: Fill out the form either online or this document emailed to board@inclusiveartsvermont.org.

For more information or accommodations with the application contact board@inclusiveartsvermont.org or call 802-556-3668.


“I have always enjoyed helping people. Volunteering here has given me the opportunity to pair my love of the arts with my desire to make the world a better place.”


Your time and talent can make a difference! Volunteers and interns play a valued role in the success of our programs, and have fun while doing it.

Whether you prefer to work behind the scenes or take center stage, Inclusive Arts Vermont invites you to share your skills in service to our mission. Possibilities for tasks include event planning and outreach, tabling at events, stuffing mailings, board membership, program support, and more. Short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities are available. You, too, can help us engage the capabilities and enhance the confidence of children and adults with disabilities through the magic of the arts.

To learn more about volunteer and internship opportunities at Inclusive Arts Vermont, contact Heidi Swevens.

Three interns stand together, arms around each other. They all smile directly at the camera.
A group of 11 volunteers from Middlebury College smile at the camera with their arms around eachother.