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1600 SW 16th StreetGainesville, FL 32608


Title: Arts and Crafts Helper

Status: Volunteer: 2 - 6 hours/week

Report to: Director of Family Activities

Function: Conducts art programs for guest families and special projects as requested for staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:
? Attend volunteer orientation, trainings and periodic refresher sessions.
? Make posters, flyers, and greeting cards for staff use.
? Decorate House for seasonal occasions.
? Prepare centerpieces for dining room tables and elsewhere in the House, in collaboration with
Florists for Families Program Coordinator.
? Design and construct bulletin boards.
? Develop and teach projects, i.e., sewing, crocheting, scrapbooking, drawing, painting, etc., for guest
families and patients’ siblings.
? Prepare goody bags for children, put together attractive toiletry kits or create inspirational
decorations for families’ doors. Maybe you have an idea of your own!
? Assist program staff with art projects, e.g., Hands of Love or Art on Saturday Morning.
? Assist program staff, not necessarily with art projects, as requested.
? Decorates with and stores seasonal decorations.

? Ability to commit to two hours per week with scheduled time off.
? Ability to collaborate with program staff.
? Strong interpersonal skills.
? Ability to teach arts and crafts projects to children and adults.
? Must have artistic abilities and experience.
? Talent for creative thinking and planning.
? Must work independently and with minimal supervision.
? Ability to lift 20 pounds.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 6 hours/week

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