Visiting Artist Volunteer

(Milton Community Resource Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0087 Last Full Update: 29 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLee-Ann Babin, Volunteer Coordinator, Milton Community Resource Centre; Phone: 905-876-1244 ext 216; Email:
DutiesVolunteer artists will share their expertise in the arts with Educators, children and families. This may include planning materials and open-ended experiences that can be offered for children to represent their ideas and thinking through various types of art forms. Art forms include but not limited to: visual arts, movement/dance, music, dramatic arts or photography.
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Benefits-strengthen children's competencies in communicating their ideas through various art forms 
-gain experience working with children in art related experiences
Clients- children ages up to 15 years, families and caregivers
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Program Coordination / Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; -proficiency in an art form, including but not limited to: visual arts, movement/dance, music, dramatic arts or photography required 
-gentleness in caring for young children  
-dependability and trustworthiness  
-openness to learning and working within organization's curriculum philosophy  
-experience working with children an asset
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning 
Saturday: Morning 
some late afternoon volunteer opportunities are available as well
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Location410 Bronte Street South, Milton
Number of PositionsMilton: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; - organizational orientation and policy review with the Volunteer Coordinator  
- program orientation with the Program Coordinator including review of program, curriculum  
- philosophy and approach and position description  
- participation in observation of classroom prior to volunteering
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline28 Feb 2020
Costcost of criminal record checkand health records checks are not covered
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements- All volunteers provide evidence of your work as an artist. A portfolio is an asset. 
- All volunteers are required to provide 3 personal references 
- All volunteers over the age of 18 years are required to complete a Children's Aid Check and a criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening 
- All volunteers to provide documentation of an up-to-date immunization record and a 2 step TB skin test
Start DateOn or after 06 Jan 2020
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Organization NameMilton Community Resource Centre
Office Phone905-876-1244
Address & Map
410 Bronte St S
Milton, ON L9T 0H8
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