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Art Activity Instructor CS 300

Company: Good Shepherd
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year - and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain's New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

Overview

The Activity Instructor will help participants to create individual and group pieces of artwork using a variety of techniques, styles and media.

Reports to: PROGRAM Director, CS 300

Location: 2050 Prospect Avenue, Bronx New York 10457

Hours: Up to 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt

Major Duties:

  • Design and facilitate art groups for participants.
  • Develop curriculum for participants.
  • Teach participants various artistic techniques, styles, forms, etc. and how to use artistic tools and supplies.
  • Submit lesson/activity plans in advance.
  • Plan and implement a culminating event or project.
  • Completes daily progress reports.
  • Arrange setup, operation and clean up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment.
  • Attends all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as specified.
  • Guides program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, plus demonstrable expertise and experience in the arts; Some college and experience with youth preferred.
  • Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

Keywords: Good Shepherd, New Rochelle , Art Activity Instructor CS 300, Other , Bronx, New York

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