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Remote Grant Writer *Unpaid Volunteer Position*

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ORGANIZATION: Art Sphere Inc

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Founded in 1998, Art Sphere Inc. (ASI) is a Philadelphia-based non-profit, established to teach the arts to youth living in underserved, low-income and inner-city communities.

Our mission is to engage the creative in communities, empower neighborhoods to explore the positives in peoples' lives, and heal the mind, body and spirit through the arts.

Art Sphere Inc. nurtures the artist in all of us to be able to think beyond what is possible in our own lives and work collectively in a community that values diverse perspectives, knowledge and experience so we can share the best each of us has to offer.

Working collaboratively, our students, volunteers and partners transcend obstacles to bring about lasting change that continuously enables individuals to grow, learn and teach.

If you have experience or are looking to build your resume in these areas below and would like to help the arts, youth, and your local Philadelphia community, we would love to have you on our ASI Team!

Grant Writer Responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordinating its development program, utilize Kickstarter, Gofundme or other online tools to raise money and write and submit grant proposals to fund free online learning opportunities for inner city youth no longer able to attend school and after school programs due to Covid-19.
  • Work on new campaigns to bring mindfulness, art, music, STEAM and dance online and video instruction programs to students
  • Make grant research, writing, reporting, and evaluation along with knowledge of current community projects.

To apply, email a resume, volunteer release form, clearances, manual agreement (available on our website https://artsphere.org/get-involved/sign-up-to-volunteer/ ) to resume@artsphereinc.org

  • Criminal Background Check- https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
  • Child Abuse Clearance- https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

For help applying for clearances visit: http://artsphere.org/blog/new-volunteers-help-with-background-checks/

Commitment: 3 hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks or a minimum of 30 hours over 3 months

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About Art Sphere Inc

Location:

Bok Building, Studio 502, Studio #401, Philadelphia, PA 19148, US

Mission Statement

Art Sphere Inc. (ASI) is a Philadelphia-based non-profit 501 (c)3 that offers its education programs to culturally under-served Philadelphia youth at after-school programs, community centers, and K-12 schools and now during the Covid-19 , online. ASI was established in 1998 to teach inner-city, low income students fundamental art concepts while: promoting learning and growth of self-esteem, Improving and sustaining mental and physical health, encouraging self-expression, broadening cultural horizons, and reinforcing other subject areas.

Description

Art Sphere uses art as the means to enhance learning. ASI aims to fill the artistic void in these communities by fostering the visual arts, mindfulness, STEAM, music, and dance programs. Through our programs, students develop a broad range of skills to help them thrive in all subjects. We use art as a strategic tool to educate and create meaningful experiences for people of all ages. With the support and partnership of public institutions and private organizations, Art Sphere Inc. mobilizes a diverse volunteer base to focus on beautifying public spaces and encourage flourishing communities. Our mission is to engage the creative in youth, empower neighborhoods to explore the positives in peoples’ lives, and heal the mind, body and spirit through the arts. ASI offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers to get involved and give back to the community. We look forward to you joining us and being part of our team!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Board Development
Community
Arts & Culture, Board Development, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Technical Writing
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • flexible, preferred 3 hr/week

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