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Art Instructor/ Therapeutic Activities Specialist

Center for Urban Community services

Description

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Therapeutic Art Instructor position for the Lenniger and Sydelle Residences. These are multi-unit supportive housing residences for low income individuals and families, many of whom have a history of mental illness, homelessness, and/or substance abuse. The Lenniger and Sydelle Residences are located in the East Tremont section of the Bronx.

The Therapeutic Art Instructor is principally responsible for activity oriented group work pertaining to each building’s separate arts programs. The Art Instructor is expected to lead assigned activity groups which serve to support rehabilitation services provided to the agency’s recipients. Adjust to new assignments and changing priorities and work loads as required.

Qualifications

BA and 2 years of direct service experience with individual populations (BSW and 1 year), or

HS Diploma and 6 years of direct service experience with indicated populations.


Note: For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas.

Demonstrated ability to serve special needs population such as those experiencing homelessness or mental illness

Related experience and knowledge of Arts programming

Good Verbal and written communication skills

Computer Literacy

Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred

Contact

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Posted on 09/21/17; CVMHA ID #11423