Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Chuck Jones Center for Creativity3321 Hyland AveCosta Mesa, CA 92626

Get Creative at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity!

About

Opportunity to explore and celebrate individual creativity in people of all ages through the unique perspective of Academy Award-winning director and animator, Chuck Jones.

Your role as a Volunteer Teaching Artist would be to:

  • Lead a CJCC Program. The curriculum and supplies will be provided
  • Develop a 1-2 hour creativity program
  • Coordinate with the Program Director: program, scheduling, materials, use of Chuck Jones resources, marketing and other administration requirements
  • Lead class activities based on the philosophy of Chuck Jones
  • Share the artistic disciplines and techniques that give you the most joy in a classroom setting
  • Provide a safe, inclusive environment where mistakes lead to new understanding, trying new techniques is encouraged, and every student experiences his or her creative potential

All Volunteer Teaching Artists must:

  • Meet with the Program Director and discuss the requirements to lead a class and your program proposal
  • Volunteer a minimum of 40 hours before leading your own program
  • Lead your program (or several programs) under the supervision of the Program Director
  • Complete a Live Scan (background check)

Qualifications:

  • College student or a professional in your field
  • Must be outgoing and willing to engage students
  • Willing to work harmoniously with the Program Director, Program Assistant, and/or Volunteer Creative Aides
  • Reliable, dependable, efficient, and committed to your scheduled program
  • Have experience in a classroom setting
  • Art education or art experience preferred

Your benefits:

  • Draw inspiration from the genius and works of famed four-time Oscar winner, Warner Bros. animation director Chuck Jones
  • Develop your own creative potential
  • Build your resume
  • Receive a letter of verification stating your length of time with us, how many hours you volunteered and the option as a reference for future business endeavors.
  • Receive invitations to exhibition openings and other special events hosted by the Center

Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Crafting

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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