Opportunity Details

Adult Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Orientation Required

Art Class Assistant: ARC @ Staples Mill

Art on Wheels is in need of volunteers to assist with our art education programming at ARC @ Staples Mill. ARC @ Staples Mill is apart of the Greater Richmond ARC non-profit that "creates life-fulfilling opportunities for individuals with disabilities."

Our program at ARC @ Staples Mill is new this year and is for adults who have a range of developmental abilities. This specific program meets weekly on Mondays 10:00 am to 11:30 am. You will assist the lead instructor to set up materials for class, help the participates with their art-making, and clean up after class-lasting 2.5 hours total. Volunteers must have reliable transportation to and from classes. This is a great opportunity for individuals interested in working with people in a fun and creative hands-on environment.

Special Instructions Required

Hello and thank you for your interest in volunteering with Art on Wheels at a Greater Richmond ARC location! Before volunteering, you must complete the standard on boarding process for ARC Program Support Volunteers:

  • Attend general ARC volunteer orientation (2 hours)
  • Attend human rights training (1.5 hours)
  • Attend sensitivity training (1.5 hours)
  • Observe or shadow another volunteer (minimum of 1 hour)
  • Complete an ARC application (including references)
  • Schedule a one-on-one interview (with me)
  • Pass a background check (minimum of 48 hours) 
  • Complete a TB test (negative results)
  • Sign the following:
    • Receipt of ARC volunteer policy manual
    • ARC fraud policy
    • ARC confidentiality agreement
    • ARC liability waiver
    • ARC code of ethics
    • Submit copy of driver’s license

To sign up for orientation please email Alison Jones-Nassar: alison.jones-nassar@richmondarc.org

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