Now Hiring: Program Assistant, Music Mentor
Now Hiring: Program Assistant
ArtForceIowa’s mission is to “transform youth in need through art.” The organization offers programs in visual, performance, and digital arts, as well as workforce readiness and life-skills. ArtForceIowa seeks a Program Assistant that will be responsible for engaging youth in program activities and offering administrative support to the Executive Director.
The Program Assistant will perform the following tasks:
Group Sessions - Leading group sessions in the arts (if possible) or in life skills. Transporting youth as needed (15%).
Mentorship and Advocacy - Meeting with individuals on a one-on-one basis to discuss goals and needs, advocating for youth in schools and the court system, attending hearings. (35%)
Communication - Making regular contact with youth to confirm and encourage their participation in daily programming. (20%)
Administration - Maintaining casenotes, filing, answering inquiries. Developing website and social media content.(30%)
-A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but significant casework experience would be acceptable.
-Experience in arts-teaching, youth development, caseworking, or administration.
-Belief in the transformative power of the arts for youth in need.
-Drivers license and access to a vehicle (mileage will be paid)
-Passes review of criminal background information.
Hours: Negotiable (25-30hrs per week), typical hours range between 11am and 6pm.
Salary: $12 to $14/hr for part time
Benefits: No benefits
Period: This position is funded through December 2014 and may continue pending funding
Expected start Date: 8/15
If interested, please send a one-page resume and a one-page cover letter to Executive Director, John Mark Feilmeyer (email@example.com).
Wanted: Artist-Mentor For Music
The Artist-Mentor for Music leads a weekly workshop of youth who are interested in learning skills in singing, guitar, and/or piano. We are looking for a multi-talented artist that is interested in working with at-risk youth. Patience and openness is a must! Workshops are 2 hours per week., with great potential to grow. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Visit their website: Art Force Iowa