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ORGANIZATION: Artportunity Knocks

Artportunity Knocks
School of the Arts

To: Youth Organizations/Volunteers

Artportunity Knocks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youth through the arts, education, community service, and bridging cultures, is pleased to announce its co-hosting role in the upcoming Back-to-School-Cobb event with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office. The event will take place on July 13, 2024, at Boots Ward Recreation Center - 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs, GA 30127, from 10 am to 2 pm.

The Back-2-School-Cobb event aims to provide families and educators with a supportive and festive atmosphere as they prepare for the upcoming school year. This year, the event features a variety of activities and resources such as activities for kids and teens, school supplies for students and teachers, and resources for parents

WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS to serve in the following roles for our event:

  • Event Monitors
  • Face Painters
  • Concession Stand Attendants
  • Activity Facilitators
  • Attendants for inflatables
  • Setup and Breakdown Crew
  • and more...

Volunteers depending on task should arrive by 9:00 am and be prepared to stay for the full day of fun until 3:00 pm! Artportunity Knocks Volunteer access badges will be distributed on-site to you as well. Volunteer hours will be logged by check-in AND check-out times. Refreshments may be available.

Artportunity Knocks Event Point of Contact: Blair Fisher Bfisher@artportunityknocks.org

Artportunity Knocks Volunteer Sign-up Point of Contact: Kristen Casey

KCasey@ArtportunityKnocks.org

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About Artportunity Knocks

Location:

275 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta, GA 30313, US

Mission Statement

Artportunity Knocks mission is to empower youth to make positive and smart choices while increasing opportunities in the Arts, Education, Community Service and Bridging Cultures. The organization was established in the Metro Atlanta area in 2007 with a focus on providing stem and arts education that's culturally diverse and accessible to all youth in K-12th grades throughout the state of Georgia.

Description

The organization provides a nurturing and safe environment that fosters learning and creativity during the school year and summer months. Our primary demographic target ages 6-18, with an emphasis on the "tween" age groups (9-13). Our programs currently support students located within the Metropolitan region of Atlanta, Georgia with a reach that expands to over 10,000 students.

Among the specific activities provided at our site are:

  • Homework Assistance/Tutoring
  • Nutritious Snacks
  • Performing Arts Classes: Dance, Theater, Rap/Poetry/Spoken Word
  • Music Classes: Instrumentation, Theory, Voice
  • Fine Arts Classes: Culinary Arts, Painting, Photography, Fashion Design, Animation
  • Technical Arts Classes: Music Production & Engineering, Filmmaking, Computer Animation
  • Coding, Robotics, Technology, Engineering, Esports & Gaming
  • Physical Recreation: Fitness, Sports, Martial Arts
  • Mentorship

We also host positive concerts in hopes of giving not only Artportunity Knocks students, but other up and coming artists an opportunity to perform live.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Jul 13, 2024
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

1465 West Booth Road Extension SouthwestMarietta, GA 30066

(33.91763,-84.5646)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • Curating
  • Drawing
  • Painting

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours

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