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Lead Art Education for Youth this Summer!

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ORGANIZATION: Solid Ground

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Are you passionate about art and youth education? We're looking for creative volunteers to lead art classes for kids this summer!

The Youth Art Educator will design and lead art classes for Sand Point Housing residents ages 5-18. Examples of art activities include collage-making, sculpting, drawing, painting,music,and so on. All activities occur under the guidance of a Children’s Group Specialist staff and supplies will be provided.

About Sand Point Housing: Our Sand Point Housing campus provides permanent supportive housing, affordable permanent housing, and onsite support services for formerly homeless families. Located in Seattle’s Magnuson Park near Lake Washington, the campus includes renovated historic U.S. Navy buildings and newer construction totaling 183 townhomes and apartments. Today, 400+ people - about half of whom are children and youth - live in a thriving community with onsite support services at Sand Point.

To apply: Interested in volunteering or learning more about the opportunity? Contact Solid Ground Volunteer Services today!

BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color), and people with the lived experience of food insecurity are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

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About Solid Ground

Location:

1501 N 45TH ST, SEATTLE, WA 98103, US

Mission Statement

Our mission... Solid Ground works to end poverty and undo racism and other oppressions that are root causes of poverty. Our vision... Solid Ground believes our community can move beyond poverty and oppression to a place where all people have access to quality housing, nutritious food, equal justice and opportunities to thrive. Our values... Solid Ground is committed to working with compassion, integrity, accountability, creativity and an anti-oppression approach to end homelessness, hunger, inequality and other barriers to social justice. We value collaboration and leadership from the communities we serve.

Description

Our history...

Solid Ground was founded in 1974 by community leaders and concerned citizens of one of Seattle's then most economically devastated neighborhoods, Fremont. Originally called the Fremont Public Association, our services - emergency food bank, clothing bank, and employment program - reflected the desperate needs and determined response of a mobilized and committed neighborhood.

Solid Ground today...

As the scope and severity of homelessness and poverty have increased over the years, so too have our reach to our greater community and our range of services. Now based in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, our 30 programs and services help more than 60,000 households each year overcome poverty and build better futures throughout King County and beyond.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Mon Jul 01, 2024 - Mon Aug 26, 2024
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

Sand Point Housing6940 62nd Ave NESeattle, WA 98115

(47.67929,-122.26167)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week each Monday
  • Applicants must (1) submit a Solid Ground Volunteer Application Form and Background Check Form, (2) clear their background check and reference checks, (3) attend a Solid Ground Orientation, and (4) interview with program staff before they begin.

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