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Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth After-School Program

Monday, January 28th to Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit16 and up
Description

Have you heard of Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth?

For the past 25 years, ¡CityArts! has offered free in-school, afterschool, and summer arts education to more than 5,000 of the city’s 8 - 14 year old young artists. ¡CityArts! is the recipient of numerous awards including a 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities. ¡CityArts! classes are taught with a Positive Youth Development approach to learning, which sees and supports young people’s strengths. ¡CityArts! promotes positive opportunities and outcomes by fostering prosocial relationships in the places youth live, learn, and play.

Will you volunteer at our Broad Street Studios?

¡CityArts! is recruiting volunteers for: 

  • Winter Session (January 28 - March 7) 
  • Winter Session classes include: Clay StudioDIY "Do it Yourself;Exploring Sculpture; Drawing, Painting, and Playwriting; and Afrobeat Dance.
  • Spring Session (March 25 - June 6) Spring classes TBD!

What does volunteering involve?

Volunteering at ¡CityArts! involves a weekly commitment of 3 - 6 hours. Volunteers usually commit to 1 - 2 days Monday - Friday during the class session.

¡CityArts! typically schedules volunteers from 2:30 - 5:30 pm or 3 - 6 pm. If you'd like to volunteer, but can only make it during some of our session time, let us know! We'd be happy to work within your availability.

What happens during ¡CityArts! program hours?

From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and create self-directed artworks either by themselves or with friends. Classes begin at 4 pm and end at 5:30 pm.  

Volunteers help ¡CityArts! staff, teaching artists, and young artists in a variety of ways, including: assist teaching artists with classroom set-up / clean up, pass out art supplies, ensure young artists use materials safely, keep youth engaged in class activities, provide homework assistance, offer general supervision in communal areas, monitor front desk, facilitate snack distribution, and/or small administrative tasks. 

What else do I need to know about volunteering at ¡CityArts?

¡CityArts! is located at 891 Broad St. Providence, RI 02907. We share our facility with Highlander Charter School. !CityArts!’ entrance faces Broad Street. Street parking is available, and we are one short block walk from the Ontario Street stop on the RIPTA R line.   

Background checks (also known as BCIs) are required for any volunteer working directly with ¡CityArts! young artists. Anyone without a BCI cannot be left alone with ¡CityArts! youth under any circumstances. ¡CityArts! will reimburse the cost of background checks for all volunteers and help orient you to the BCI process.

Ready to volunteer?! Eager to learn more?

Amber Lopez, ¡CityArts! Community and Family Engagement Coordinator, is happy to help. You can contact Amber by email at amber@providencecityarts.org or by phone at (401) 941-0795.

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Requirements
Background checks (also known as BCIs) are required for any volunteer working directly with ¡CityArts! young artists. Anyone without a BCI cannot be left alone with ¡CityArts! youth under any circumstances. ¡CityArts! will reimburse the cost of background checks for all volunteers and help orient you to the BCI process.
Parking Details¡CityArts! is located at 891 Broad St. Providence, RI 02907. We share our facility with Highlander Charter School. !CityArts!’ entrance faces Broad Street. Street parking is available on Lexington Ave, Atlantic Ave, and Broad St. We are one short block walk from the Ontario Street stop on the RIPTA R line.
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9 Positions Filled | 6 Impacts | 18 Hours

Location: 891 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907

Shifts and Dates

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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...1/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...1/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
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CityArts After-School Volunteer2:30pm (ET)5:30pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over
CityArts After-School Volunteer3:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET) From 2:30 - 4:00 pm ¡CityArts! young artists receive homework help, have a snack, and...0/3Over