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Join the COCA Team

COCA provides options for those interested in pursuing careers in various aspects of arts administration and management. 

Our internship, volunteer and career opportunities allow individuals to hone their skills as arts administrators and future cultural leaders.


Staff Positions

Currently, there are no open positions at the Council on Culture & Arts (COCA). For any employment inquiries can be directed to


COCA welcomes inquiries about internships at any time from students interested in how a local arts agency functions. Most of our interns are graduate students in arts administration; however, we also have interns who are undergraduates, and very occasionally, high school students. We ask that all interns commit to working with us for at least one year (two semesters).  For more information, contact COCA at

This position will work directly with our Grants Manager

Tasks include:

• National, regional, and local grants research
• Assist in tracking and recording COCA grant applications progress
• Aide in COCA’s current economic impact study

Learn more about the COCA grant program.

This position will work directly with our Communications & Marketing Manager

Tasks include:

• Maintaining and updating COCA’s Media Guide
• Building weekly Tallahassee Arts Guide and Classifieds Newsletters
• Content management for the Tallahassee Arts Guide

Learn more about COCA’s marketing program.

This position will work directly with our Assistant Director, Education & Exhibitions Manager

Tasks include:

• Installing all COCA public art exhibitions
• Organizing and managing all art submissions for each exhibition
• Creating promotional materials for each show

Learn more about COCA’s Art in Public Places Program.

Volunteer Opportunities

Many arts organizations need front of house volunteers (ticket takers, ushers and greeters), administrative volunteers (stuffing envelopes and answering phones) and help with lots of other tasks. You can search for local volunteer opportunities within the arts by visiting the Classifieds section.