Do you love books and art?
Saratoga Arts is seeking an enthusiastic, camp teacher to manage our two-week Page Turners camp from August 13 - August 24, 2018, from 8:30am - 4pm. Our Page Turners teacher will be responsible for the development and implementation of age-appropriate, literacy and art-based, lessons (inspired by the books assigned for the week) and work with Saratoga Arts staff and summer camp assistants to ensure the safety and well-being of our summer camp participants. Summer camp art teachers must be certified to teach in NYS (or currently be active on the BOCES substitute teacher registry), have a passion for the arts and proven experience working with children ages 8-12. All applicants must be able to work independently, be proactive in lesson and supply planning. Copies of each book will be provided upon hiring.
Books assigned for our 2018 Page Turners program:
Nancy Castaldo "Back from the Brink" -
Joe Bruchac "Talking Leaves"
Nidhi Chanani "Pashmina"
Stacy McAnulty "The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl"
Marcus Mohalland "Silly Nomads From Palmerston Close"
Rebecca Chace "June Sparrow and the Million-Dollar Penny"
Jennifer Roy "Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein"
Steve Sheinkin "Abraham Lincoln Pro Wrestler"
Debbie Michiko Florence - "Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen" and "Jasmine Toguchi, Flamingo Keeper"
Barbara Dee "Everything I Know About You"
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Amy Coon, Education Coordinator at email@example.com or via mail:
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Re: Page Turners Teacher
Student interns must be reliable, motivated and able to work independently. For credit and not for credit internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Emma Huneck, Exhibitions Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exhibition Internship Application Deadlines
Spring Semester: no later than January 1
Summer Semester: no later than April 1
Fall Semester: no later than July 31
Do you love the arts? Volunteer for Saratoga Arts! Saratoga Arts relies on nearly one-hundred dedicated volunteers to operate. Without volunteers, Saratoga Arts would not function! By getting involved, you will have a unique opportunity to experience the inner-workings of a dynamic arts center that has grown tremendously since its inception in 1986. As a volunteer, you will also have an opportunity to do the things you love in a beautiful, arts-based, friendly environment where each individual’s skills and talents are maximized and appreciated.
There are many benefits to volunteering for Saratoga Arts. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to connect and network with working artists, arts professionals, the Saratoga Springs art community, and meet dozens of volunteers with similar hobbies and interests. Volunteers learn and develop new skills, can attend special Arts Center events FREE, have fun while helping an organization that offers over a dozen ongoing programs for youth, adults and seniors in Saratoga and the surrounding area, and our volunteers are the most up-to-date on community arts and Arts Center activities and programs.
If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at Saratoga Arts please call 518-584-4132!
Art in the Park:
Art in the Park is Saratoga Arts' annual fine arts show and sale, held on Saturday, September 16 from 10am - 4pm. The event, which is attended by hundreds of people, showcases work by fine artists in a variety of media. Volunteer to help artists set up or tear down booths and displays or help at the kids' arts and crafts table and enjoy this day of fresh air, fun, and art. Interested in signing up and helping out? E-mail Emma at email@example.com and get your name on the list!
First Night Saratoga:
First Night is a New Year's celebration of the arts and community. Each year, thousands of revelers come to Saratoga Springs to experience a wide-ranging variety of arts and music. But First Night would not be possible without the help of all our wonderful and dedicated volunteers. We are again seeking volunteers this year to serve as hosts and hostesses in one of over 30 venues, for a chosen 3-hour shift between the hours of 6 PM and 11:40 PM.
Would you like to be added to our mailing list? Give us a call at 518-584-4132.
Interested in volunteering for Saratoga Arts? Volunteers help with mailings, special events, First Night, Art in the Park, and in The Arts Center Gallery.
You can download a Volunteer Application Form here - just fill it out and mail it to:
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or call 518-584-4132.
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