Volunteer Position: Assistant Social Media Coordinator
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In 2015, Art Sphere Inc. released a children’s booklet of free art lesson plans. The booklet was distributed to several community centers in Philadelphia, and is now available to parents and teachers to download for free online. Many of the booklet lessons are classroom-based, and are a compilation of actual lessons in after-school, weekend, and summer programs.
Following the successful enthusiasm of the art lesson booklet, ASI decided to incorporate more digital media technology in classroom lessons, with the purpose of making art instructions widely available online. In winter of 2016, stop-motion videography (ie: "claymation") was introduced in after-school programs, as one of many new-coming art lessons to include digital media. The stop-motion videography and other digital media projects will be accompanied by a blog page, where instructors and students can upload finished projects, and share thoughtful reflection on their assignments.
The Assistant Social Media Coordinator will work with the Social Media Coordinator to expand ASI’s promotional online content to include photo, video, and blog recordings of regular classroom assignments. The Assistant Classroom SM Coordinator will also provide creative direction to students, in methods to communicate their expressive voice by pairing their classroom projects with online social media.
We are looking for a social media expert to manage our social media campaign to spread awareness of ASI community and classroom programs, and to promote distribution of the e-booklet art lesson plans.
About Art Sphere, Inc .
Founded in 1998, Art Sphere Inc. (ASI) is a Philadelphia-based non-profit, established to teach art to inner-city low-income youth. 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 art. Art Sphere Inc. nurtures the artist in all of us to be able to think beyond what is possible in our own lives and communities. Our students, volunteers and partners transcend obstacles to bring about positive and lasting change that continuously enables thriving neighborhoods and a vibrant city! Please help us make a difference!
Knowledge of effective social media campaign strategy.
Someone who already has a large following on social media preferred.
Keen understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, LinkedIn, and Google+.
Should be willing to commit a couple of hours a week, including occasional assistance of classroom lessons, and attendance at community events.
Computer access will be necessary.
For this specific opportunity, please provide a link to your own social media accounts.
Because our organization provides art classes for children, it is mandatory that all content posted must be appropriate for children and families.
All individual volunteers must complete ASI release form, criminal background check, and submit resumes.
Volunteer Release Form:
Act 34 Criminal Background Check:
Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check:
This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.
Desired Skills and Experience
This position requires the following skills: Youth Services, Visual Arts, Interactive/Social Media/SEO, Social Media / Blogging, Networking, Storytelling
- Social Media / Blogging
- Public Relations
- Visual Arts
- Teaching / Instruction
- Graphic Design / Print
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- 4 hours/week
- Social media knowledge, computer, release form, background check, work remotely and at some events
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