Volunteer Classroom Assistants

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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.



Volunteer Classroom Assistants are right-hand to the teaching artist in facilitating hands-on experiences, and help with providing a positive, personal learning experience. Volunteers help prepare supplies, interact and build relationships with the students, and assist with paperwork. This position is a 3 month service commitment of 2 hours weekly.


  • This position is a 3 month service commitment of 2 hours minimum weekly.

  • Design assistant must utilize their own computer and software.

  • Telework is permitted; although on site work is preferred.


  • Preparing the physical environment of the classroom for lessons.

  • Ensuring that teaching materials are ready for use.

  • Assisting a student who is experiencing difficulties in completing the task.

  • Making sure all students are involved.

  • Attending to the needs of a student who is having problems.

  • Providing general encouragement for all the children in the class.

  • Taking extra time to explain the teaching material to children who have not understood it the first time.

  • Taking charge of these activities on the day the Teaching Artist is absent.

  • Keeping classroom records and notes about the progress of all the children.

Qualifications :

  • Interest in Arts, Social Work, or Elementary/Secondary Education.

  • Punctual, dependable and organized.

  • Age 15 and older.

  • The ability to motivate and encourage children and youth.

  • The ability to work well as part of a team.

  • The ability to use one’s own initiative.

  • The ability to remain patient and calm under pressure.

  • A creative mind. Tact and sensitivity. A warm and approachable personality.


  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Pottery
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance

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