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ASO (Event Facilitator – March Break Arts)

Organization Name: ASO
Opportunity Title: Event Facilitator – March Break Arts
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: January 27, 2021
End Date: April 1, 2021

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
Opportunity Description:

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that’s challenging and rewarding, this is the position for you! Join our team as Event Facilitator – March Break Arts and help build a financial foundation for the ASO so we can ensure people with Autism/Asperger’s (ASD-Level1) and their families continue to get the FREE help they need!    Your main duties and responsibilities: Plan and host virtual arts & crafts sessions for youth and their families during March Break (March13th -21st) Identify ideas for simple crafting activities that can be done with common household items and are kid-friendly/safe (sensory based crafts would be great!) Work closely with the ASO Marketing Team to raise awareness about the events and to attract participants Collect basic data from the group for ASO reporting purposes (number of attendees, ages, etc.,)  Communicate with participants about the status of event (dates/times) and answer questions Manage conflicts or disagreements that may arise during the event Maintain a respectful event environment Present pertinent ASO materials and information to event participants. What are we looking for from you: Background in Arts and/or Education related programs, and experience facilitating arts-related activities/programming for youth Experience working with young kids and/or teenagers with ASD profiles Excellent communication and public speaking skills Experience with event facilitation  Leadership skills, patience, and initiative Ability to keep the discussion moving in a cheerful and respectful manner Ability to collect relevant data, and submit reports, as required, in a timely and accurate manner Sample of previous artwork may be required for screening purpose   Technology Capabilities Requirement:   Familiarity with Google Meet and other online web-conferencing tools Stable internet connection You will be required to use your own computer/laptop and web-cam   Time commitment: 5 – 10 hours per week   Screening Requirements:  Resume, Interview, Reference Check, Previous Artwork   Duration:  Start immediately until the event completion after March Break   The ASO is a small charity with big heart! We don’t receive any government funding and rely on volunteers like YOU to carry out our mission. We operate virtually so that we can direct our money to where it’s best used – providing help to those who need it! All of our services are offered FREE of charge. 

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