Work at Arts on the Block

Arts on the Block (AOB) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that provides a unique model of youth development and community engagement through public art. AOB is the only organization in the Washington, DC, area offering youth of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to learn first-hand about the intersection of art, design, and business by engaging in real-world projects. Today, more than 100 AOB apprentice-created projects — from park benches to large-scale murals — grace public and private spaces throughout the area. Interested in working for Arts on the Block? Join our cohort of passionate individuals in providing opportunities for creative youth in Montgomery County and beyond.

Our openings are listed below:

Join AOB as an AmeriCorps VISTA: Join AOB as an Apprenticeship Accreditation and Mentoring VISTA or a College and Career Readiness VISTA.

Join our Board – Expand Your Creative Network and Help AOB Grow! Learn more here.

Join the Mentorship Program – Volunteer for our individualized one-on-one mentorship program that supports emerging artists to envision and achieve their educational and career goals. Learn more here.

Join one of our programs – Become a Yammer, Apprentice, or Studio Crew member! Learn about our programs here.

Volunteer – From helping out at a community event to using those well honed computer skills, we can always use another pair of helping hands. Contact us at

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