Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville Seeks Youth Development Art Instructor

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Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville Seeks Youth Development Art Instructor
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The Youth Development Art Instructor will plan, implement, supervise and evaluate activities within the arts & crafts area. The person in this position is responsible for preparing lessons, sourcing art supplies, and providing developmentally appropriate instruction on art techniques to youth aged 6-18. Hours are typically 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enthusiasm and patience for working with youth and passion about education, health, character development and leadership
  • Must be a team player and self-starter
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • A high degree of independence, flexibility, self-motivation, and creativity
  • Must have at least a high school diploma
  • Experience working with youth, and art education/experience
  • Must be able to work evenings.

Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and stimulates program participation among members.
  • Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Teaches and demonstrates skills and information in art, including drawing, lettering, photography, illustration and art history, painting, sketching, designing, and sculpting.
  • Explains different art elements.
  • Establishes, develops, and implements art curriculum and course materials. Teaches students how to express themselves through art.
  • Instructs students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.
  • Monitors inventory and sourcing art supplies, as needed.
  • Organizes storage areas and controls use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
  • Plans and presents contests, art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the Club and the community.
  • Organizes visits to museums and art galleries.
  • Inputs and gathers data, as appropriate, in the membership management and/or outcomes management system, works with other staff to implement special projects.
  • Ensures a healthy and safe environment for all members.
  • Works effectively with supervisor, other staff, members, parents, and community leaders and organizations to provide exemplary services to youth.

Supervision:

  • Maintains members order and discipline by managing members behaviors; reinforces rules & expectations of the clubhouse
  • Maintains a clean room/environment by sweeping/disinfecting, and organizing at the end of the day.
  • Participates in clubhouse staff meetings.

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