Arts Instructor (part time) M. A. Jones BGC

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Atlanta, GA
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.