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Children's Art Tutor

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A Free Bird

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A Free Bird

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.

You will be working with the child under our Fly Free Program which pairs a tutor and a child together from the child’s art form that they choose. It is a 12-week program consisting of One Hour per week continuously checking in with the Programs Director as well as updating the Child Life Specialist and Psychologist about what you have been teaching the child. You will work closely with the Programs Director to create a 12-week plan for the child.

We are seeking a candidate with experience and talent in art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have to work with a child affected by cancer.

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its severity, this will be a remote work from home position. The organization has committed to our interns/volunteers’ health and we will adapt to the new working environment accordingly. A Free Bird is building our services even in this difficult time of the coronavirus to provide the best services to the children and are looking for self-motivated and hardworking individuals. Proper at-home working capabilities include Laptop, SmartPhone, and connection to WiFi/internet. Must be available to have a phone/video conversation at least once per week.


  • Provide non-classroom one to one instructions to our young students
  • Assess the appropriate ability level of each student
  • Teach students drawing/painting mechanics
  • Help students learn how to draw/paint
  • Teach students study skills, note taking skills and performance skills
  • Monitor the progress of the students so their needs can be identified
  • Give timely and honest feedback to students and parents
  • Communicate with creativity and clarity
  • Arrange recitals and concerts for students' families and friends


  • Experience working with young students
  • Previous coaching experience
  • Minimum performance experience

Key skills for Artists

  • Ability to motivate others
  • Determination and perseverance
  • Enthusiasm
  • Imagination
  • Commitment
  • Passionate and mission driven
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated to work with non profit organizations
  • Mission Driven

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About A Free Bird


146 smith st, Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Mission Statement

A Free Bird aims to provide the opportunity for children diagnosed with cancer to continue explore their artistic passion, and to give them the strength and the power to fight their disease.


A Free Bird is a start-up non-profit organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through art and music therapy. We provide children aged 6 -18, who are diagnosed with cancer, the chance to pursue their passion for the arts.

We believe that the strength and healing powers of the arts are the best therapy!

A Free Bird supports children diagnosed with cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, creative writing, graphic design, singing, and any other artistic passions that they may have.

A Free Bird addresses the needs of both children currently fighting cancer and of recovering children through two main programs Dream, FIGHT FREE and FREE.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Tutoring
  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting




  • 3 months

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