The Summer Art Camp 2022 volunteer position reports to the Arts Education Specialist. The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist in the administration of LHAC's arts education programming during the summer of 2022
Volunteers provide organizational, administrative, and on-site support for Summer Art Camp programs and other activities. Duties include preparation of program materials, cleaning, organizing, going to snack and lunch break with a group of children, assisting lead teachers and group leaders with class prep, and in the classroom with children.
Volunteers should have excellent organizational skills, basic computer skills, and should be comfortable interacting with the public and specifically with children as young as 5 years old (and their parents).
To ensure the quality of Leisure Services Department programs and the safety of their participants, volunteers are subject to a background screening. Volunteers in ongoing direct contact with vulnerable populations (e.g. children under the age of 18, developmentally disabled persons, the frail, or the elderly) must have a background screening conducted as stipulated by Leisure Services Volunteer Policy and Procedures. Upon registering for these positions, a background screening is required by the Leisure Services Department. The screening program is at no cost to our volunteers and is valid for one calendar year. You can submit your information for the background check at this link: https://athensclarkecountyleisureserv.quickapp.pro/
The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience. The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.