CoachArt creates a transformative arts and athletics community for families impacted by childhood chronic illness.
Get matched with a chronically ill student or sibling in your neighborhood and share your gift/talent/skill! You are matched based on interest, location and availability so that volunteering with CoachArt is as convenient as possible for you. Hours are flexible with a minimum of 8 hours spread out throughout your schedule. Must fill out an official CoachArt application, attend a training and pass a background check to start.
Other details: To apply, check out our application at www.coachart.org/volunteer! Please contact Coaching Manager Sarah Park for any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
Pass a Background Check
Access to public transportation or vehicle highly recommended
Volunteer at least 8 hours of direct service per year
Consistent communication through email or phone
Attend our CoachArt Volunteer Training
COACHART VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
IN-HOME LESSONS: Lessons in a one-on-one setting, where a volunteer is matched with a student in a shared activity of choice ( i.e. painting, arts & crafts, basketball, photography, etc.).
Duties: Design a collaborative 8-week curriculum on the activity/skill you are sharing with your student. You will be provided with resources and adaptive lesson plan templates.
Time Commitment: 1 hour a week for 8 weeks, and the lessons are held at the student’s home. Flexible to your schedule.
COACHART CLUBS: Lessons in a group setting, where a group of volunteers are matched with a group of students in an activity centered on the arts or athletics.
Duties: Lead or assist a group of 15-20 students in an arts or athletics club. Help provide adaptive assistance to students with physical limitations.
Time Commitment: 1.5 hours a week for 8 weeks, and the lessons are held at a community site. Can attend all or some dates.