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4731 15th Ave. # 241(there are multiple class locations throughoutthe Puget Sound area)Seattle, WA 98105


Circle of Friends for Mental Health, a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, exists to give all human beings who face mental health challenges, homelessness or addiction, a fresh chance to find their identity and a reservoir of healing through art programs in visual arts, music, writing and drama. Our programs serve as a natural enduring catalyst to aid people in their recovery. And these programs are at the core of Circle of Friends is our program, which is why we are looking for a dedicated and ambitious Art Program Co-Director.

This is a great opportunity for any individual looking to volunteer in their local community and gain nonprofit leadership experience! We are looking for someone who can dedicate 15 hours/week for at least a year.

The Art Program Co-Director is responsible for maintaining a robust art program alongside their fellow co-director and volunteer teachers. They do this through:

  • Developing leads for new art program sites around King County

  • Recruiting and interviewing new volunteer teachers

  • Designing a volunteer turn-over process that leaves no gaps in service

  • Hosting quarterly teacher orientations

  • Completing the necessary paperwork for new volunteers (running background checks, etc.)

  • Assigning teachers to different sites and programs

  • Leading site tours for volunteers

  • Maintaining positive relationships with all art teachers

  • Completing any other necessary administrative work

  • Attending monthly board meetings

Much of this work revolves around coordination and communication, and much of this work can be completed at home via phone and email. Travel will be required for board/staff meetings, site tours, teacher orientations, etc. (50/50 work from home)

Access to reliable transportation is a must.

Required Qualifications:

  • Works well in a team

    • Friendly

    • Great communication skills

    • Organized

  • Dedicated to the cause and helping vulnerable populations

  • Reliable and dedicated to working 15 hours/week

  • Year commitment required

  • Must have reliable transportation

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Previous nonprofit experience

  • Experience working with mental health, homelessness and/or addiction

  • Passion for art and service

  • Owns a vehicle


  • Leadership development with the potential to move into the position of Executive Director

  • Design the future of Circle of Friends for Mental Health

  • Wonderful opportunity to give back to the Seattle community


  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Arts Administration
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours/week
  • One year committment

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