Volunteer Art Teachers- Spring and Summer Programs

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Art Sphere Inc

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Cohox painting students
Support our work raising funds for programs that teach youth art and painting at sites like Cohox Recreation Center!

Volunteer Art Assistant Teacher : Spring and Summer Programs for Mornings and Afternoons

We are looking for excellent volunteer art teachers to help with our Spring and Summer art programs at various schools and recreation centers including Towey Recreation Center, Penn Treaty School, Southwark School, Cione Recreation Center, Fishtown Recreation Center, Samuels Recreation Center, Glavin Recreation Center, and Dendy Recreation Center.

The position entails a commitment of about 3 hours a week, for ten weeks at one of the multiple locations.
The Spring classes run week from March until June. The Summer classes run for five weeks from July until August. Attached is the tentative schedule for the Summer- http://artsphere.org/blog/asi-summer-art-program-2019/

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 volunteercoordinator@artsphere.org 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 volunteercoordinator@artsphere.org to apply.

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Bok Building1901 S 9th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19148



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




  • 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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