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ORGANIZATION: DrawBridge

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Art Group Volunteer Description

Volunteer Summary
For more than 30 years, DrawBridge has provided free expressive arts programs to children at homeless shelters, affordable housing facilities, and neighborhood community centers across seven San Francisco Bay Area counties. Offering child-focused art experiences and quality art supplies, children ages five and up are able to connect with their community and explore playful creativity that is critical to healthy development.

DrawBridge is seeking 2-3 experienced volunteers to lead children and youth through a range of expressive art activities in a group setting. Desired qualities include creativity, kindness, ability to listen and lead, patience and ability to give unconditional support.

*Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Program Hours and Locations

6:00pm-7:00pm San Jose
Wednesdays 1x a week


Training Requirements
Online Training and Orientation

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to sarah@drawbridge.org . DrawBridge is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work environment. A background check is required as part of the application process for this position.

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About DrawBridge

Location:

P.O. Box 2698, San Rafael, CA 94912, US

Mission Statement

DrawBridge provides children with the opportunity to tap into their creativity and build self-confidence through expressive art.

Description

Since 1989, DrawBridge has provided free expressive arts programs to children in domestic violence and homeless shelters, affordable housing facilities, and community centers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Trained facilitators and volunteers promote a safe and supportive environment for each participant to explore playful creativity that is essential to healthy development. Our approach allows children to establish their own direction, pace of creation, and depth of self-exploration.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Jose, CA 95133

(37.37169,-121.86195)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week

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