The Sanctuary is Hiring!

About Us

Most people know us as The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY; the official non-profit 501(c)3 is incorporated as Media Alliance. Our mission is to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.

Volunteer power drives most of our work.  The very few few paid staff positions we do have are designed to help leverage and expand whatever resources are available.  So, for example, our development director is focused on building the Sanctuary Sustainer program to diversify revenue streams and increase our financial resiliency.  Similarly, the volunteer organizer/outreach coordinator is responsible for bringing in new volunteers and supporting the ones we have–with the goal of building a stronger team, helping everyone work together effectively, and making sure the relationships are mutually beneficial.  We are organizers.

Since 2005 we have been building an arts and environmental education campus in North Central Troy, NY. We operate indoor and outdoor presenting and production facilities (The Sanctuary for Independent Media and Freedom Square), a radio station (WOOC 105.3 FM), community gardens (Collard City Growers), a STEM learning center (NATURE Lab), internships and youth programs (Uptown Summer and Youth Media Sanctuary). |


We encourage applicants who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Immigrant, Disabled, Poor/Working Class, Gender Non-Conforming, Women and Femme Trojans. If this is you, know that your contributions and leadership are especially valuable at Media Alliance.

Media Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, height, weight, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation or national origin.