Art Instructor - JASA Shorefront Senior Center


(40.57559,-73.96001)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3300 Coney Island AveBrooklyn, NY 11235


About

Purpose

Lead seniors in weekly art projects that allow them to express their creativity. This could be one ongoing project or individual weekly projects.


Responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly art lessons for seniors - painting, drawing, collages, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff


Skills

  • Experience teaching arts & crafts is a must
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
  • Comfortable leading individuals with varying ability through activities
  • Patience


Other

  • Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week, 1.5 - 2 hour classes
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies


About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.

Skills

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Pottery
  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1.5 - 2 hours a week, weekday business hours

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