Counselor in Training (Volunteer)

The HCA is seeking middle school and high school students interested in volunteering to be a Counselor in Training for our summer workshops. Must be reliable, friendly and responsible. A good rapport with young children is a must. Fill out the attached application. If you have any questions, please send an email to

CounselorinTrainingApplication 2017

Administrator (Full Time)

Posted February 17, 2017 (No closing date. Open until filled)

The HCA is accepting resumes for a full time administrator, Monday-Friday, 9 am – 6 pm.

Duties include but are not limited to overseeing the day-to-day administrative needs of the Center, staffing the front desk, answering phones, greeting and assisting the public, processing box office transactions, coordination of HCA classes and private lessons instruction, and assisting the HCA staff on various projects.

Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational and customer service skills and be a skillful multi-tasker with attention to detail. Must be competent with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). A passion for the arts is key! The pay rate for this position is $17-$18/hr

Please submit a resume detailing your work history and a letter of interest outlining how the arts play a role in your life. You may email your resume/letter to

Front Desk Assistant (PT)

Posted February 17, 2017. (No closing date. Open until filled)

The HCA is seeking part time front desk assistants. Perfect for high school students or retirees. Available shifts occur between 6 pm – 9pm during the week and Saturday mornings/afternoons.

Job duties include but are not limited to answering the phones, directing visitors to events in the center, helping set up or break down facility equipment, selling tickets to events, and some light cleaning and office work.

The right candidate will have basic computer/internet skills, demonstrate maturity, reliability, possess a friendly disposition, work well with others, and communicate professionally with both adults and children.

Interested candidates should send a resume to outlining your work history and/or community service experience, and include two references.

This position pays $12/hr.

Event Staffer (on call)

Posted January 2017 – OPEN (No closing date)

The HCA is seeking high school/college students to join our team of per diem, on-call event staffers for various events that occur throughout the year at the HCA. Job duties include setting up and/or breaking down equipment and tables/chairs before and after events. Some events will require a person to be present during events to answer questions and respond to facility issues/concerns.

This position pay $12/hr. Employment for event staffing would be done on a first-come, first-serve basis based on your availability to work the event.

Applicants should demonstrate maturity, reliability, possess a friendly disposition, work well with others, and communicate professionally with both adults and children. Knowledge of audio-visual equipment is helpful, but not required. Physical requirements: must be able to lift at least 25lbs and navigate stairs.

How To Apply:

To apply, send an email indicating your interest, and outlining your past or current employment/volunteer service, extracurricular activities, awards/honors and at least one reference letter from a teacher, community leader or employer to: No phone calls please.  Thank you!


We welcome course proposals year-round. If you would like to teach music, theater or dance at the HCA, please call Kris Waldman at 508 589 4409 or email If you would like to teach visual art at the HCA, please mail or email the application and materials listed below to:

Kris Waldman, Artistic Director
Hopkinton Center for the Arts
98 Hayden Rowe St.
Hopkinton, MA, 01748

  • Application
  • Cover letter & Resume
  • List of references
  • Examples of prior student work, if possible
  • Up to 5 images of your own work (low-resolution .jpg files)

All class proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we will contact you for further information if we feel your proposal might be a good fit for an upcoming term. New teachers are encouraged to review our current course offerings. Our facilities include music studios, visual art studios, a theater classroom, and a dance studio. Adult courses run mornings, evenings, and weekends. Teen and children’s programs run in the afternoons and weekends during the school year.