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Volunteer Arts & Crafts Support/Facilitation

Volunteer Arts & Crafts Support/Facilitation

Company: Speak The Words Communications
Contact Person: Alexandra Yeboah
Location/Address:
326 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario , M5V 1R3
Phone: 6477612323

Position Description

Speak The Words Communications is a faith-based media and communications platform that focuses specifically on sharing advocacy stories from within the community and worldwide, with a special interest in reporting on mental health, abuse and poverty-related issues. As a communications group, we aspire to serve our clients by helping them tap into the power of storytelling to achieve outstanding results in their own organizations. We also offer communication resources and training tools for churches, in addition to storytelling workshops for children with disabilities within the community.

Though we are a fairly new organization, our needs have been expanding. Most specifically, we are looking for support for our community outreach project in the months of July and August 2018. We would love to have some artsy individuals assist in the creation of notebooks for our children participants who will take part in our storytelling workshops as well as will be attending an outreach BBQ hosted by an organization we are partnering with.

Once we start our storytelling club, we would be looking for volunteers to assist with the preparation, planning and execution of the event. This would be an ideal position for someone experienced in arts and crafts, and who loves working with children. Students are welcome. Volunteers will receive an honorarium, reference letter and the amazing experience of being able to grow with a new organization and participate freely alongside the children in all of our arts programs. 

Hours:  5 - 10 hours a week

Duties can/will Include:

  • Handing out flyers to parents in malls/grocery stores promoting storytelling workshops.
  • Participating in the creation of a large number of custom-made notebooks for child participants.
  • Supporting the storyteller facilitator prior to/and during the workshop sessions (one evening a week). This can include anything from preparing the snacks, engaging in live readings and encouraging the children to participate in activities. 
  • Assist with the delivery of notebooks to our partner organization's address. 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Background/Interest in working with Children and the Arts
  • Good at putting things together/Experience at creating arts & crafts projects
  • Pleasant; Loves to have a good laugh
  • Experience managing/supervising a room full of children (i.e. - teaching, babysitting)
  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Creative and Entertaining
  • Willing to commute to various workshop locations (Brampton, Mississauga).

 

Posted: June 28, 2018 | Expires: September 26, 2018
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 5626 ]