Volunteer Preschool Art Teachers


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


1202 E Montgomery AvePhiladelphia, PA 19125


Volunteer Art Teacher Assistant: Preschool

We are looking for excellent volunteer assistant art teachers to help with our preschool art program at Fishtown Recreation Center.

The position entails a commitment of 3 hours a week, for ten weeks. Classes will be offered Wednesday mornings mid-September through early December.

Join our team of passionate volunteers and help us make a difference in students’ lives by providing engaging art lessons. Interested applicants should be willing to assist teachers by helping with lessons, working with kids, taking photos of student work, and posting photos of lesson plans on our blog.

Plan to attend our orientation meeting new volunteer meeting on Thursday, August 17th at 10am at our office in the BOK Building, 1901 S 9th Street, Studio 502, Philadelphia, PA 19148.

If you cannot make the above orientation date, please email sarah.artsphere@gmail.com


  • Commitment 3 hours, once a week for ten total weeks

  • Transportation and ability to arrive promptly

  • Background/Interest in art/design/teaching

  • ASI volunteer release form- http://artsphere.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/ASI-volunteer-Release-and-Intake-form-2014.pdf

  • Resume

  • Criminal Background Check- https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

  • Child Abuse Clearance- https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

  • FBI Fingerprint testing (if you have not lived in PA for ten consecutive years).
For instructions for applying for background checks visit:


  • Interest/background in teaching and art
  • Flexibillity and ability to improvise in respond to student needs
  • Prompt response to emails/phone calls

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!

Email a resume, volunteer release form, and your clearances to sarah.artsphere@gmail.com to apply.


  • Drawing
  • Visual Arts
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Care

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours a week
  • Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal Background Check, Access to Email, Experience with art/children

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