Volunteer Opportunity: Arts & Culture Camp Assistant
Seeking engaging volunteers who want to work with kids at a fun and creative day camp!
Spring Break Manga Camp is a fun-filled week of creating manga and exploring traditional Japanese arts and cultural activities at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Center. At this unique arts camp, kids learn illustration, storytelling, and design; and experienced traditional Japanese arts and crafts.
What will you do?
Prepare materials for activities
Assist instructors with the facilitating arts and crafts activities
Provide supervision during breaks
Escort kids to and from activities at Nikkei Centre
Set up and clean up rooms before and after the camp
Encourage participation and creativity!
Skills and requirements
Ability to enthusiastically engage with children, ages 9 to 12 years old
Ability to take direction from staff and arts instructors
Conversational English skills required – Manga Camp is instructed in English to primarily English-speaking participants
All levels of Japanese language skills are an asset
Leadership and teaching experience are an asset
Creative and artistic skills are an asset
Knowledge of and interest in comics, manga, and anime are an asset
Availability– Volunteers must be available to help for a minimum of three days of camp:
Dates Sunday, March 18, 2018 (optional)
2pm – 4:30pm
Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23, 2018
Select from three timeslots:
9am to 4:30pm
9am to 12:30pm
12:30pm to 4:30pm
How to apply as an arts and culture Assistant volunteer:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to introduce yourself and include the following
• List any interest, skills, qualifications, experience or training that would contribute to your success as an arts and culture Assistant.
• Show your availability during spring break bank account dates and timeslots period
• What do you hope to gain from your experiences in arts and culture Assistant?
Currently Available Positions at Nikkei Centre:
- Bookstore Assistant
- Museum Assistant
- Archives & Research Assistant
- Education Assistant
- Information Desk Ambassador
- Office Assistant
- Translation Team
- Special Events Help