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Virtual (You)th Artist-in-Residence

Virtual (You)th Artist-in-Residence

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Kitchener Public Library volunteers enhance library services in our community and make a difference every day!

Our (You)th Artist(s) in Residence will have the opportunity to give their artwork a platform on Kitchener Public Library's youth Instagram account (@youth.kpl), and will earn volunteer hours for their work.

TIME COMMITMENT: September - December 2022
Duties include:
Create one piece of art per month; take a photo of the artwork (this photo must be good quality, and have good lighting and framing); submit the photo of the art piece to the Librarian, Teen Services via e-mail; record the hours it took to create the art in the volunteer portal on a monthly basis.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 12+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Library/Research

Skill(s): Creative Thinking, Accountability, Self-Motivation, Creating

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: On-line training for this role is provided & Volunteer Handbook
Working Conditions: Virtual volunteer opportunity - from home
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
(You)th Artist(s) in Residence must submit one piece of art per month to maintain their volunteer position. The approximate time it takes to make an art piece is equal to the amount of volunteer hours given (to a maximum of 10 hours per month), counting towards high school community involvement requirements.

   Contact Information
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Sherry Erb
519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1
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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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