Adult & Youth Instructor (Art, life skills, development +)


Cause Areas


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


1660 E New York AveSte 210Brooklyn, NY 11212


The community and Brooklyn Public Library needs you. If you are a leader, having leadership experience, and can work with minimal supervision, becoming an executive on our Friends Group Board will be excellent for you.


Instructors create their schedule, but must work for approximately 5 hours per week , unless told otherwise

Position Description :

Instructors are creative, crafty, or have a specific niche. They will work alongside BkMSCC staff members to help create tasks, request inventory, and assist in programing . Class sizes vary, with a minimum enrollment of 8 to 10 students preferred, and generally a maximum of 20 students (approximately a 10-1 student to teacher ratio maintained).

Specific dutie s include, but are not limited to:

* Participate in instructor meetings and training sessions. * Work closely with the Youth Programs assistant director to understand the process of program planning. * Develop an itinerary/ lesson plan that involves hands-on/minds-on learning. * I nstruct session in a student-centered environment while ensuring participant safety and well-being. * Submit all paperwork in a timely fashion (itinerary, budget, supply requests, and incident/injury reports). * Read, review, and follow guidelines outlined in the Instructor Handbook. * Enjoy working with students of ALL ages who are excited and inte rested in learning. * Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that is successful in getting along with students, staff, partnering organizations, parents, and the public. * Data ent ry, volunteer hours tracking * Photographing sessions * Class promotion * organization * Strong communication skills (verbal and written). * Strong attention to detail. * Able to listen and communicate effectively with students of diverse backgrounds. * Dependable and punctual. * Self-directed and willing to take initiative. * Computer literate (familia r with Microsoft Office suite, google docs)

Volunteer Benefits

* Training and experience with managerial, back-end, and administrative procedures. * Opportunity to meet new people and help enhance Brooklyn neighborhoods. * Networking and community building opportunities. * Gain an awesome reference working with the Brooklyn Public Library and BkMSCC.
LOCATIONS Pick preference or multiple: schools, library in ENY or Brownsville, office


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Youth Services
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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