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330 Washington St.Newark, NJ 07102
Covenant House
Opening Up Doors for Homeless Youth


Purpose: The Art Instructor will feed creative growth, and enhance their self expression through fine art instruction.. The instructor will help youth to understand there is no right or wrong in art, there are only skills and tools you can use to communicate creatively. The art instructor will teach youth those skills and give them the tools to create anything they can imagine.

Location: Art Room on site at Covenant House NJ, 330 Washington St., Newark

Key Responsibilities: Volunteers will instruct youth in a variety of mediums such as paint, pencil, charcoal, pastels, and clay. Volunteers will engage youth in challenging themselves, and expanding their creativity.

Qualifications: Instructor must possess patience and be able to motivate youth. Volunteers should be enthusiastic, creative, imaginative, and social as we want to provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for our youth. All volunteers must be 23 years or older

Time Commitment: Two hour shift, once a week for a six month commitment

Training Provided: Two hour Covenant House Volunteer Orientation and training on specific educational materials to be used with our youth.

Newark Volunteer Manager contact information:

Nabijah Shabazz,

Volunteer Manager,

nshabazz@covenanthouse.org ,

973-621-8705 ext. 3651


  • Drawing
  • Painting

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six (6) Month Time Commitment

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