BYA is currently hiring for Winter, and Spring quarters. We are seeking facilitators for visual, writing, and performance classes at one or more of our four teaching sites (the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, The BYA Community Studio, Thomas JS Waxter Children's Center, and the Lillian S. Jones Recreation Center). We are interested in building our community of artists to expand program offerings and engage youth with varied interests.
Classes/workshops may include: painting, drawing, printmaking, songwriting, MC writing, creative writing, and photography (limited). We are also interested in receiving workshop proposals from local artists.
All positions are temporary. Instructors will work with youth for approximately 6-12 weeks at a time. Classes may be extended based on the feedback received from participants and program budget.
- Develop a 6-12 week class plan
- Engage youth, age 12-19, at one or more teaching sites
- Operate each class with BYA's values in mind
- Track participant attendance and submit to BYA staff
- Assist in the documentation of student work
- Attend bimonthly trainings with other BYA staff and instructors
These positions require instructors to maintain patience, flexibility, and a good sense of humor!
**All BYA staff, instructors and volunteers must be willing to have a criminal background check performed before engaging with youth.
Baltimore Youth Arts is an artist-run, after school program that provides artistic and professional opportunities to youth, ages 12-19, in Baltimore, MD. Our mission is to assist young people in gaining the creative, personal, and educational skills that will enable them to become leaders in their communities.