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New Orleans Airlift is hiring!!

To apply – email us at, with the Job Title in the subject line, your resume, and a note outlining any relevant experience, writing samples or anything else you’d like us to know.

  • Development and Fundraising Director

Join an exciting growing nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities and connecting diverse communities across our city and the world. This position will begin part-time but has room to grow quickly in scope and responsibilities. We are a unique team-based workplace motivated by passion for our projects, and mutual respect for our co-workers and collaborators. Please include why you feel you are a good match for our organization specifically! We are seeking a mature self-starter with great communication skills who is comfortable taking the lead, directing initiatives and bringing new ideas to the table.

Parameters for this position include:

  • At least four years of professional experience in development and fundraising
  • Writing experience and samples
  • B.A. or higher degree or equivalent
  • National experience a plus
  • Tech skills incl. Microsoft Office Suite & Google Suite, Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, project management, goal-setting, management, communications

Seeking Part-Time Teaching Artists for Fall 2018

The Music Box Village seeks highly qualified arts educators for the 2018-2019 school year.

Teaching artists guide tours on field trips, and for guests in open hours. You will participate in orientation to articulate the site’s story, and model how to use the instruments in each house. Teaching artists will also host specific arts activities in their field of knowledge.


  • 1-3 years experience practicing an art form and working with students

  • The ability to effectively lead a group of students and adults through learning activities

  • The ability to plan engaging and clear arts-based lesson plans with measurable outcomes

  • The ability to help develop new and innovative arts programs

Hours average 10-14 hours per week

During the school year, the Village offers an average of 2 field trips per week with a 3 hour commitment from 9AM-12PM. Dates vary, and are typically planned 2-4 weeks ahead of time.

Public hours are hosted during the weekends. Shifts are typically six hours. This opportunity is developed for working artists and factors in each person’s level of availability.

To apply, please email the following to

  • Resume

  • Arts-based lesson plan: Imagine that you will lead a 25 minute arts activity in the village for a group of 15 students. Consider an activity within your art form that you would do with students on a sunny day. Explain what the objective is, what key points you will teach, what the activity will look like and what materials you would use.

We want our team to reflect the city of New Orleans. People of color, indigenous people, women, queer folks, trans* and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We accept volunteers every weekday from 10am – 4pm, and on weekends & events.

We have both indoor and outdoor tasks working alongside our artists and builders. Volunteers who log 40 hours or more are rewarded with event tickets…

We’re located at 4557 N. Rampart Street. If you’d like to schedule a time, email us at to calendar a shift. Or, just stop by.

MERCH: T-shirts, tote bags, stickers and more available

Address: 4557 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

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Mailing Address: New Orleans Airlift, 1031 Piety Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

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When coming to The Music Box Village:
– Our parking lot is reserved for those who need special assistance. Please bike or cab if possible.
– Dogs are not allowed.
– Please do not smoke in, around or near our musical houses.
– Seating is limited, bring picnic blankets or your own seating.
– The venue is outdoors and unpaved, please dress accordingly.
– Fridays-Sundays, we provide a reasonably priced bar offering water, cocktails, wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks. Proceeds support our project!

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