Teaching Artist - Boys Visual Arts Program

Youth Arts: Unlocked

Email resume directly to: youtharts.unlocked@gmail.com

Posted On:

August 11


Youth Arts: Unlocked
Flint, MI

Job Type:

Part Time, 90 minutes (teaching) per week

Job Description:

Youth Arts: Unlocked is looking for a teaching artist for our boys visual arts workshops at Genesee County’s youth detention facility, GVRC. Workshops are on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm.

Job duties include: preparing and teaching engaging visual arts workshops for detained youth, ten to seventeen years of age; developing students’ interest in and ability for visual creative expression, using skills and techniques consistent with Youth Arts: Unlocked’s mission; fostering students’ understanding of and appreciation for varied visual art forms from diverse communities; curating gallery exhibits; and, creating and maintaining an inclusive, supportive and trauma-informed learning environment.

Preferred Skills:

Education Requirements / Certification:

  • Associate’s degree in Arts/ or Criminal Justice/Social Sciences – required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts/ or Criminal Justice/Social Sciences – preferred

Preferred Requirements / Experience:

  • Two years’ work experience in a visual arts field; including, but not limited to internships or independent studies and volunteer positions.
  • One year experience teaching or working directly with at-risk and/or disadvantaged youth.

To Apply:

Please see the job posting on Facebook. Email resume directly to: youtharts.unlocked@gmail.com