4 people are interested
In-Person Volunteer Teacher with ASI
4 people are interested
Founded in 1998, Art Sphere Inc. (ASI) is a Philadelphia-based non-profit, established to teach the arts to youth living in underserved, low-income and inner-city communities.
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 the arts.
Art Sphere Inc. nurtures the artist in all of us to be able to think beyond what is possible in our own lives and work collectively in a community that values diverse perspectives, knowledge and experience so we can share the best each of us has to offer.
Working collaboratively, our students, volunteers and partners transcend obstacles to bring about lasting change that continuously enables individuals to grow, learn and teach.
If you have experience or are looking to build your resume in these areas below and would like to help the arts, youth, and your local Philadelphia community, we would love to have you on our ASI Team!
ASI arts programs are located 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. Many of our inner-city students are from low-income communities that could use hope, release of stress, exercise, and joy that movement, dance, music, creativity, mindfulness, and self-expression that the arts provide.
IN Person Teachers of the Arts including: Visual Arts and Music, Dance, Drama, Writing
- Share your passion for your art form
- Write lesson plans tailored to your interests
- Follow safety protocols
- Teach one hour lessons on location
- Complete surveys
To apply, email a resume, volunteer release form, clearances, manual agreement (available on our website https://artsphere.org/get-involved/sign-up-to-volunteer/) to email@example.com
- Criminal Background Check- https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
- Child Abuse Clearance- https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
For help applying for clearances visit: http://artsphere.org/blog/new-volunteers-help-with-background-checks/
Commitment: 3 hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks or a minimum of 30 hours over 3 months
About Art Sphere Inc
Bok Building, Studio 502, Studio #401, Philadelphia, PA 19148, US
Art Sphere Inc. (ASI) is a Philadelphia-based non-profit 501 (c)3 that offers its education programs to culturally under-served Philadelphia youth at after-school programs, community centers, and K-12 schools and now during the Covid-19 , online. ASI was established in 1998 to teach inner-city, low income students fundamental art concepts while: promoting learning and growth of self-esteem, Improving and sustaining mental and physical health, encouraging self-expression, broadening cultural horizons, and reinforcing other subject areas.
Art Sphere uses art as the means to enhance learning. ASI aims to fill the artistic void in these communities by fostering the visual arts, mindfulness, STEAM, music, and dance programs. Through our programs, students develop a broad range of skills to help them thrive in all subjects. We use art as a strategic tool to educate and create meaningful experiences for people of all ages. With the support and partnership of public institutions and private organizations, Art Sphere Inc. mobilizes a diverse volunteer base to focus on beautifying public spaces and encourage flourishing communities. Our mission is to engage the creative in youth, empower neighborhoods to explore the positives in peoples’ lives, and heal the mind, body and spirit through the arts. ASI offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers to get involved and give back to the community. We look forward to you joining us and being part of our team!
Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19148
September 15, 2021
- Teaching / Instruction
- Music Arts
- 3 hr/week