Volunteer Art Teacher Assistant: Preschool, Elementary, and High School Art Programs
We are looking for excellent volunteer assistant art teachers to help with our art programs at Fishtown Recreation Center, Towey Recreation Center, and Shissler Recreation Center.
Preschool classes will focus on mark-making, paint, stamps, sensory projects, stories, and music.
Elementary after-school classes will focus on writing and creating Claymation videos.
High School classes will focus on mural painting.
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, and taking photos of student work.Plan to attend an orientation meeting on Wednesday September 7, from 9am-11am at Starbucks on the corner of 4th and South St. (on the second floor). RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Commitment of 2 hours, once a week
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
Criminal Background Check- https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
Child Abuse Clearance- https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
- 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 any clearances you may already have, to email@example.com to apply, and note which time slots you are available from the schedule below.
Wednesdays (September 14 - December 14), 9am-11am
Wednesdays (September 45 - December 14), 3pm-5pm
Thursdays (September 15 - December 14), 9am-11am
Thursdays (September 15 - December 14), 3pm-5pm
- Visual Arts
- Teaching / Instruction
- Child Care
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours a week
- Child Abuse Clearance, Access to Email, Experience with art/children