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ORGANIZATION: DrawBridge

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 support children and youth through a range of expressive art activities in a group setting. There will be a lead Facilitator to plan and support volunteers through out the group. Desired qualities include creativity, kindness, ability to listen and lead, patience and ability to give unconditional support.

*Bilingual in English/Spanish 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 reach out to sarah@drawbridge.org to inquire more details. 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

What We Do: The mission of DrawBridge is to provide expressive art programs for homeless and other underserved children in an environment that fosters creativity, joy, self-confidence and hope. Who We Are: DrawBridge is a nonprofit agency that serves the Bay Area with expressive, non-directed art programs for homeless and other underserved children ages 5 -18. We collaborate with homeless and emergency shelters and low-income housing facilities to bring art programs to the children, giving them a safe, supportive environment in which to express themselves and find the joy in creating art. Volunteers works with a facilitator to guide and give positive reinforcement to the young participants.

Description

What We Do:

The mission of DrawBridge is to provide expressive art programs for homeless and other underserved children in an environment that fosters creativity, joy, self-confidence and hope.



Who We Are:

DrawBridge is a nonprofit agency that serves the Bay Area with expressive, non-directed art programs for homeless and other underserved children ages 5 -18. We collaborate with homeless and emergency shelters and low-income housing facilities to bring art programs to the children, giving them a safe, supportive environment in which to express themselves and find the joy in creating art. Volunteers works with a facilitator to guide and give positive reinforcement to the young participants.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

ConfidentialSan Jose, CA 95133

(37.37169,-121.86195)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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