Bgc
Opportunity Type
Jobs - Part-Time
Discipline
Visual
Location
Atlanta, GA

Arts Instructor

Boys and Girls Club

JOB DESCRIPTION

Plans, organizes, promotes, implements, and evaluates a diversified arts program. Prepare Your for Success
• Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
• Promotes and stimulates daily arts program participation as well as participation in designated national and special event programs.
• Orients new members to the arts program, special events, and opportunities as well as club safety, and disciplinary rules. 
• Provides guidance and role modeling to members.

Program
• Implements, administers, monitors and evaluates programs, services and activities for members.
• Develops and posts weekly and monthly program plans
• Monitors and evaluates programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members and quality in programs.
• Recognizes club members for program participation and achievement.
• Maintains records to track attendance and participation.

Supervision
• Maintains order and discipline of club members.
• Supervises and trains volunteers and program assistants
• Ensures a productive work environment by participating in weekly club staff meetings
• Works as a team member with “visiting artists” and/or on special initiatives

Supplies
• Monitors supply needs and orders required supplies through approved vendors and within budget.
• Keeps supply room neat and orderly.

Facility
• Insures program area is attractive, neat and clean and bulletin boards and notices are current.
• Makes and/or recommends needed repairs to facility and/or equipment.

Additional Responsibilities
• Participates as part of a team to run quality programs by helping out where needed or directed, which may include driving the club van.
• Participates in training/educational opportunities to expand knowledge and skills.

RELATIONSHIPS:
• Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/ instructions.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: 
• High School diploma or GED.
• Combined experience and/or formal training equivalent to minimum of three years where:
1. experience in working with youth and knowledge of youth development gained and,
2. formal training, knowledge and/or experience in arts and crafts gained.
• Knowledge of youth development.
• Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
• Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
• Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
• Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
• Utilizes resources for free and donated supplies and encourages donations from community contacts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Ability to see, hear, and speak required to effectively perform essential job responsibilities.

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