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Volunteer Art Teacher

Position Activity: Arts & Crafts

1-2 hours / Weekly
12 months
12001-44 St SE , Calgary, AB, T2Z 4G9 [Map]
Suitability: Adult , Adult Group (Non-corporate), All, ELL (English Language Learners) , New to Canada / Recent Immigrant, Older Adult (55+), Student (Post Secondary)
Volunteer Art Teachers

For all arts & crafts fans! If you would like to share your gift consider volunteering as an Art Teacher. Our Music Therapy Program includes an Arts & Crafts component.
We are looking for 1-2 arts & crafts teacher volunteers.

- participants are adults with varying disabilities
- instruct participants in making a small art project/simple craft following the music class on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (10:45 for an hour commitment)
- create a lesson plan for a class of up to 12 people
- set up art supplies on tables ready for the group when music is over
- actively engaging with the members in the class and assisting them with their projects
- adapt to the different learning styles of members and accommodating their needs through demonstrations, and simplification of complex instruction though descriptions and examples when necessary
- document inventory of art supplies in the cupboards and use as much present art supplies if possible, and communicating with the program coordinator if art supplies need to be purchased.
- updating CPAA staff with advanced notice of absence - preferably 24 hours prior notice
- offering support, suggestions and interaction with new volunteers
- provide yearly police checks

The CPAA relies on volunteers to offer meaningful programs to our members, so if you are interested in contributing to our mission by volunteering please contact Jelena at 403-219-1574 or by email: