Welcome to DIY Lowell!

Executive Director Search

DIY Lowell wishes to share an exciting opportunity: we are hiring for a new Executive Director Position!

The Executive Director will be the Chief Executive Officer of DIY Lowell. This is a new position with the opportunity to help our small organization grow and become sustainable. The Executive Director will report to the Advisory Committee, a 13-member volunteer board. The Executive Director will assume leadership of the organization and will focus on program facilitation, fundraising and finance, outreach, and strategic planning.

This position is ideal for candidates who wish to become immersed in the City of Lowell’s thriving arts and multicultural community. Candidates interested in community development, nonprofit administration, and/or all-ages civic engagement education are especially encouraged to apply.  This position is partially grant-funded, and continued employment beyond six months will depend on continued fundraising.

To apply, please review the full job description (PDF) and submit a resume and cover letter to info@diylowell.org. Applications must include both resume and cover letter.

Now Hiring Executive Director: 20 hours/week, work with youth and the community, help grow our organization!

2023 Community Chill Night

The 2023 Community Chill Night is DIY Lowell’s fifth annual chili and stew cook-off event! Experience music, games, community awards, and a DIY “Chilly” Dessert fun for everyone! Our goal is to build community in Lowell by bringing together young people and elders, downtown and neighborhoods, townies and newcomers. This annual fundraiser celebrates the projects and events that have activated our underused spaces, brought diverse populations together, and made Lowell better. Check out the Community Chill Night page to donate/RSVP, nominate an individual or group as Volunteer of the Year and for the Community Transformation Award, register a chili/stew contest entry, volunteer, and more!

Call for Artists

DIY Lowell is offering a unique opportunity to showcase your art along the Centralville River Path! Seven pieces will be printed on 11.5’ x 2.25’ feather banner flags that will line the north side of the Merrimack River. Pieces will be jury selected. The art should embody themes of Centralville, the Merrimack River, or the Merrimack Valley. $150 stipend for right to use work, artist keeps original. Click the button below to download the full call for artists!

New art is not required–any works created in the last 10 years that fit the listed requirements are eligible!

Download the PDF for full information and submit entries to info@diylowell.org