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Give your day a sense of purpose and fulfillment by applying for one of our open positions today.

Positions Available

  • Art Instructor

    We are currently hiring a part-time Art Instructor to teach, guide, and support our clients in their creative expressions through a variety of media. The position will be 9 am - 12 pm, three days per week, for approximately a total of 9 hours per week; however, this schedule may be negotiable.

    Essential Duties: Assistance for each consumer will vary according to the functioning level of the individual and the objectives in the Individual Service Plan.

    • Develop and implement consumer art lessons which encourage and enable skill acquisition and freedom of artistic expression.
    • Facilitate open studio time, 3 mornings/week, providing individual critiques and support as needed.
    • Provide opportunities for consumers to learn about art around the world and in their community.
    • Provide ongoing guidance and encouragement for support staff and volunteers assisting in the art program.
    • Maintain flat file of consumers’ work.
    • Assist Executive Director with material budget for program.
    • Help secure donated materials/funding for Art@Arc program.
    • Purchase needed materials within budget guidelines.
    • Maintain images and reference materials for consumer use.
    • Work in conjunction with management staff and volunteers to promote the art program through exhibitions, community outreach, and fundraising opportunities.
    • Work in conjunction with management staff and independent contractors on Arc-Solano branding.
    • Sharing artistic talent, such as graphic design skills and art direction for the agency.
    • Other assigned duties from supervisor.

    Basic Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the licensing, certificates, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

    • At least 18 years old.
    • Solid, verifiable work history (3 references)
    • Must possess the ability/energy for creative problem solving and working independently.
    • Willingness and ability to carry out crisis management as needed.
    • Ability to organize time and energy while functioning in a setting which also demands flexibility and adaptation.
    • Ability to plan for and meet deadlines.
    • In all work situations, present an appropriate role model for consumers (i.e., hygiene, dress, deportment, competency, attitude, etc.).
    • Relevant educational and/or vocational background, preferably including direct service to intellectually/developmentally disabled persons and a BFA is preferred.
    • Current and valid CDL
    • Must have a reliable vehicle that can hold three passengers and be willing to drive consumers in your own car (mileage reimbursement offered if you provide proof of auto insurance).
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. You will be fingerprinted.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: $14.00 /hour

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