Volunteer Art Teachers- After School Program


Cause Areas


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


1832 N Howard StPhiladelphia, PA 19122
Cohox painting students
Support our work raising funds for programs that teach youth art and painting at sites like Cohox Recreation Center!


Volunteer Art Teacher Assistant: After School Program

We are looking for excellent volunteer assistant art teachers to help with our after school art programs at Towey Recreation Center, and Penn Treaty Junior High School.

The position entails a commitment of about 3 hours a week, for ten weeks.
Classes will be offered 3pm-5pm, Wednesday afternoons, and Thursday afternoons, mid-September through early December.

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.

Email sarah.artsphere@gmail.com if you are interested!


  • Commitment 3 hours, once a week

  • Transportation and ability to arrive promptly

  • Background/Interest in art/design/teaching

  • ASI volunteer release form- http://artsphere.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/ASI-volunteer-Release-and-Intake-form-2014.pdf

  • Resume

  • Criminal Background Check- https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

  • Child Abuse Clearance- https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

  • FBI Fingerprinting (if you have lived in PA for less than ten consecutive years).
For help applying for clearances visit:


  • 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 clearances to sarah.artsphere@gmail.com to apply.

Please plan to attend our Orientation meeting on Thursday, August 17th from 10am-12pm.
If you cannot attend, please let us know and we can try to arrange a make-up day.


  • Mentoring
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Pottery
  • Visual Arts
  • General Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 hours
  • Child Abuse Clearance, background check, Resume, Art Sphere Volunteer Release Form

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