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JOIN THE TEAM

We believe in the power of collaboration and are constantly seeking individuals who are passionate about our vision and eager to contribute to our growth. If you feel aligned with our goals, we have several opportunities for you to get involved. Whether you have expertise in ceramics, art education, administration, or any other relevant field, we would love to hear from you. Here are some current areas where we are seeking expansion:

Class & Workshop Instructor

An exciting opportunity to share your passion for ceramics, inspire students, and contribute to the vibrant artistic community of the studio.

Internship & Working
Membership

Exchange your time and skills for studio membership and valuable work experience. Contribute to the studio while gaining practical knowledge.

Non Profit Board 
Member

volunteering with our 501c3 nonprofit organization. By dedicating your time and skills, you can contribute to the growth and success of our mission.

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Non Profit 
BOARD MEMBER

Join our nonprofit board and volunteer your time and skills to contribute to the growth and development of our 501(c)(3) organization. As a board member, you will play a crucial role in guiding our strategic direction, ensuring financial stability, and advancing our mission. We are specifically seeking individuals who have experience or expertise in areas such as nonprofit governance, fundraising, marketing, community outreach, or legal matters.

As a board member, you will participate in regular board meetings, provide input on key decisions, and collaborate with fellow board members and staff to support the overall success of our organization. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to fulfill our mission, expand our programs, and make a positive difference in our community.

If you are passionate about the arts, have a strong commitment to community building, and are eager to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our nonprofit board. Together, we can work towards creating a vibrant and inclusive artistic space for individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

To express your interest or learn more about the board member role, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how you can contribute to our nonprofit's growth and success.

Qualifications:

  1. Commitment to attend regular board meetings: As a board member, you are expected to actively participate in board meetings, which may take place on a monthly or quarterly basis. Your presence and engagement in these meetings are essential for making informed decisions and shaping the organization's direction.

  2. Ability to contribute to executive decisions: Board members play a vital role in guiding the organization's strategic direction. Your experience, expertise, and unique perspectives will contribute to discussions and decision-making processes related to program development, financial management, policy implementation, and overall organizational governance.

  3. Willingness to contribute financially: Board members are encouraged to make financial contributions to support the organization's activities. Your financial support, whether through regular donations or fundraising efforts, demonstrates your commitment to the organization's mission and helps sustain its operations and growth.

  4. Fundraising and networking abilities: Board members can play an active role in fundraising by leveraging their networks, connections, and personal resources to identify potential donors, sponsors, or contributors. Your involvement in fundraising activities will help secure the necessary funds to support Wildwood Green Arts' initiatives and expansion.

  5. Event planning and community engagement: Board members may have opportunities to contribute to event planning and community engagement efforts. By actively participating in organizing events, workshops, or community outreach programs, you help foster a strong sense of community within Wildwood Green Arts and promote its mission to a wider audience.

  6. Alignment with the organization's mission: Board members should have a genuine passion for and belief in the organization's mission. Your commitment to promoting and furthering the goals of Wildwood Green Arts will inspire others and strengthen the organization's impact in the community.

By meeting these qualifications, you will be able to contribute effectively to the growth and success of Wildwood Green Arts as a valued board member.

Class and Workshop
INSTRUCTOR

 As an instructor, you will play a key role in inspiring and guiding our members in the art of ceramics through engaging and educational classes and workshops. This position requires a passion for teaching, strong technical skills in ceramics, and the ability to create a positive and supportive learning environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach classes and workshops: Conduct engaging and informative ceramic classes and workshops for students of varying skill levels. Develop lesson plans, demonstrate techniques, provide guidance, and offer constructive feedback to students to enhance their learning experience.

  2. Create course curriculum: Design and develop course curriculum that aligns with the studio's objectives and meets the needs of the students. Plan class schedules, outline project assignments, and ensure the progression of skills throughout the duration of the course.

  3. Demonstrate ceramic techniques: Proficiently demonstrate various ceramic techniques, including wheel throwing, hand-building, glazing, and surface decoration. Share your expertise, tips, and tricks to help students improve their skills and achieve their artistic goals.

  4. Provide individualized instruction: Offer individualized instruction and guidance to students, addressing their specific needs and challenges. Encourage creativity, problem-solving, and experimentation while maintaining a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

  5. Prepare studio materials and tools: Ensure that the necessary materials, tools, and equipment are ready for each class or workshop. Coordinate with the studio manager to ensure the availability and organization of supplies and resources.

  6. Maintain a safe and clean studio: Adhere to studio safety protocols and encourage students to follow proper safety practices. Assist in maintaining a clean and organized studio environment, including cleaning equipment, tools, and workspaces after each class or workshop.

  7. Attend staff meetings and professional development: Participate in regular staff meetings to discuss curriculum updates, studio policies, and share best practices. Stay informed about current trends and advancements in ceramic arts through continuous professional development.

Qualifications:

  1. Proficiency in ceramics: Demonstrated expertise and experience in ceramics, including wheel throwing, hand-building, glazing, and firing techniques. Strong knowledge of ceramic materials, processes, and kiln operations.

  2. Teaching experience: Prior experience in teaching ceramics, art, or related subjects is preferred. Ability to effectively communicate and explain concepts, demonstrate techniques, and provide constructive feedback to students.

  3. Strong interpersonal skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with students, studio members, and other staff members in a positive and supportive manner. Ability to create a welcoming and inclusive learning environment.

  4. Flexibility and adaptability: Willingness to adapt teaching methods and curriculum to accommodate students of different skill levels, learning styles, and interests. Openness to feedback and the ability to adjust teaching approaches accordingly.

  5. Organizational and time management skills: Ability to plan and manage class schedules, prepare materials, and meet deadlines effectively. Strong organizational skills to maintain a well-structured and efficient learning environment.

  6. Commitment to safety: Understanding and implementation of studio safety protocols to ensure a safe working environment for all participants.

This part-time instructor role offers an exciting opportunity to share your passion for ceramics, inspire students, and contribute to the vibrant artistic community of the studio.

Internship or Working
MEMBERSHIP

As a working member in our ceramics studio, you will have the opportunity to contribute your skills and passion for ceramics while gaining valuable work experience and enjoying the benefits of studio membership. Working members play a crucial role in the daily operations of the studio, assisting with various tasks to ensure its smooth functioning.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Studio Maintenance: Assist in maintaining a clean and organized studio environment. This includes cleaning equipment, tools, and workspaces, as well as organizing and restocking materials and supplies.

  2. Kiln Operation: Help with loading and unloading kilns, following proper procedures for firing ceramics. Monitor kiln schedules and assist in ensuring kilns are operating safely and efficiently.

  3. Material Preparation: Assist in preparing clay, glazes, and other materials needed for studio activities. This may involve weighing and mixing clay and glazes, recycling clay, and preparing glaze test tiles.

  4. Studio Assistance: Provide support to instructors and studio members during classes, workshops, and open studio sessions. This may involve assisting students with technical aspects of ceramics, offering guidance on techniques, and providing general studio support.

  5. Inventory Management: Assist in managing studio inventory, including tracking clay and glaze supplies, tools, and equipment. Notify the studio manager of any inventory needs or issues.

  6. Studio Events: Participate in studio events, such as exhibitions, open houses, and community outreach programs. Help with event planning, setup, and coordination as needed.

  7. Safety Compliance: Adhere to studio safety protocols and ensure a safe working environment for all studio members. Promote and practice safe handling of materials, proper use of tools and equipment, and overall safety awareness.

Qualifications:

  1. Passion for Ceramics: Enthusiasm and interest in ceramics and a desire to learn and grow in the field.

  2. Basic Ceramics Skills: Knowledge and experience in ceramic techniques, such as hand-building and wheel throwing. Familiarity with kiln operation and glazing processes is a plus.

  3. Physical Ability: Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) and perform physically demanding tasks, such as clay recycling and kiln loading/unloading.

  4. Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively with instructors, other working members, and studio members. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  5. Attention to Detail: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail in maintaining studio cleanliness, tracking inventory, and following procedures accurately.

  6. Availability: Availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, based on the studio's schedule and needs.

This working member position provides a valuable opportunity to immerse yourself in the ceramics community, gain hands-on experience, and contribute to the overall success of the studio.

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