Art Therapist


A Free Bird
539 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
new york, NY 11217
United States

Industry
Art / Photography / Journalism
Job Start Date
9/23/2022
Job End Date
12/31/2022
Application Closing Date
10/28/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $50 To $60.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
No Travel
Military Rank
Other

Job Description

 

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions. Artistic expression has been proven to play an instrumental role in the healing process. We support children affected by cancer in exploring a range of self-expression, such as art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing, and other creative mediums.

We seek candidates for a paid arts therapist position to conduct art classes with children at A Free Bird affiliated hospitals.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide art therapy sessions for children 4-18 at AFB-affiliated hospitals
  • Provide written lesson plans to the Programs Director and/or Take Flight Programs Coordinator.
  • Take pictures of the artwork done each session and send it to the organization as proof of the session.
  • Via Google form, fill out the pre-evaluation before each session and the weekly evaluation (indicating progress and goals) after each session.
  • Notify the child life specialist on-site if any child shows signs of behavioral issues, emotional distress, being bullied, or abuse.
  • Communicate with the guardian and child, what the child will be learning, and what steps will be taken to get the child to see results and continue their interest in AFB

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience of being an art therapist
  • Candidates with art therapy license will be given preference.
  • Past experience of interacting and working with children
  • Exhibits creative ideas and a welcoming personality.
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Job Requirements
Qualifications:

Prior experience of being an art therapist
Candidates with art therapy license will be given preference.
Past experience of interacting and working with children
Exhibits creative ideas and a welcoming personality.
Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Ratings
Employer
A Free Bird
Godni Amir
539 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
new york NY 11217
United States

View Count 53
Corporate Gray Career Fairs for Military Transition