Assistant Art Teachers for Summer Classes


Cause Areas


Mon Jul 10, 2017 - Fri Aug 11, 2017


Bok Building, Studio 5021901 S 9th StPhiladelphia, PA 19148


Volunteer Art Teacher Assistant: Preschool, Elementary, and High School Art Programs for Summer Program

We are looking for excellent volunteer assistant art teachers to help with our art programs at Fishtown Recreation Center, Towey Recreation Center, Samuel Recreation Center, and Shissler Recreation Center.

The position entails a commitment of 3 hours a week, for five weeks. Classes will be offered Monday through Thursday, July 10 through August 11.

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 our orientation meeting new volunteer meeting on Tuesday, June 13th at 9am 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


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

  • Transportation and ability to arrive promptly

  • Background/Interest in art/design/teaching

  • ASI volunteer release form-

  • Resume

  • Criminal Background Check-

  • Child Abuse Clearance-


  • 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 to apply. We are accepting applications now until June 14th.


  • Drawing
  • 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

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