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When you work at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, you join one of the nation’s most innovative contemporary arts centers. Our mission is to generate culture that moves people, because we believe that culture is an essential catalyst for social movement. From our leading edge exhibitions, performances, and films, to our groundbreaking civic initiatives and community partnerships, YBCA is where creativity, people, and new ideas collide to create change.



Grants Manager
Regular, Full-Time (37.5 hours/week, Benefited)

The Grants Manager is passionate about the mission of YBCA and its programs, and can effectively communicate the pivotal role art, creativity and civic engagement play in catalyzing change. The ideal candidate is an exceptional storyteller with a keen editorial eye for detail.


Staff Usher

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a customer service role, as well as keen observation skills, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a sense of humor.


Volunteer Usher
Unpaid Volunteer

YBCA welcomes the support of volunteers who want to give back to their community by supporting San Francisco’s premier venue for contemporary art.


Security Guard
Regular, Full Time (37.5 hrs/week, benefited)

The YBCA Security Guard ensures the safety and security for all staff, patrons and visitors of YBCA.

Information Technology

Information Technology Intern

Gain hands-on real-world information systems construction and training.


Director of Visitor Experience
Regular, Full-Time (37.5 hours/week, benefited)

This is a highly strategic position that will need to inspire and implement significant change within the organization. It requires extensive managerial experience, bold creativity, a belief in radical hospitality, and impeccable aesthetic taste.


Graphic Design Intern

Interns will deploy YBCA’s highly lauded brand identity across a variety of platforms. Their work will support a range of initiatives, such as visual art exhibitions, performances, film festivals, major civic projects, and YBCA brand campaigns.


Visitor Services Representative
Regular, Part-Time

Create a welcoming and warm experience for all YBCA visitors by providing effective customer service.

Performing Arts

Performing Arts Intern

Seeking a spirited, reliable, pro-active intern who has a passion for and a desire to pursue a career in contemporary performing arts presenting and management.

Visual Arts

Gallery Guide
Regular, Part-Time

The Gallery Guide is a welcoming, friendly and informed individual who is passionate about contemporary art and enjoys engaging in conversations with diverse audience members.