Evergreen Life Services Texas

Art Coordinator FT Worth

Location

NCTX- FT Worth

Type

Full Time

Evergreen is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status. 

Our mission is to serve, provide for, and champion individuals with disabilities.
 
 Evergreen Life Services (ELS) is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides a full range of professional services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in the 1950s, today we are proud to serve more than 1,100 individuals with disabilities in 8 states. 

 Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career.  Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.
If you are looking for a place where you can make a difference, at Evergreen Life Services you will change lives.   Every employee is a valuable part of the team because, at Evergreen, everyone matters.  



Position Description:  Arts Assistant
Reports To:  Executive Director FSLA Classification: Non-exempt
Created:  January 4, 2017
Revised: January 12, 2020


 


Job Summary




Responsible for implementing art projects and designs. Additionally, providing direct support to people served. 




Essential Job Functions

  •  Ensure the health and welfare of the individuals supervised and assist individuals, encourage creativity and teach techniques.
  • Must have the ability to learn various art genres and design skills (e.g. sewing, ceramics, glass) and learn to work with numerous materials in order to teach a range of art and design styles. 
  • Plan and execute art, design and other visual elements.
  •  Teach hands-on activities and demonstrations.
  •  Possess “can do” attitude, innate sensibility for quality customer service, and a positive upbeat personality
  • Provide thorough and detail oriented quality to all work.
  • Ability to introduce a variety of new art or craft techniques.
  •  Complete all required documentation in accordance with applicable state agency(ies) and Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries, Inc. policies and procedures
  • Implement behavioral and other programs as trained and requested.
  •   Assist individuals with their goals as outlined in their plan of care document(s).
  • Identify potential behavior triggers and defuse or redirect as needed to ensure safety and well-being of all involved.
  • Administer medication as needed. 
Qualifications

  • High School diploma. Some college preferred and/or prior art training or class work in a recognized art program.
  •   Ability to learn basic computer skills (i.e. turn on/off, log in/out, input data, approve timesheet).
  •   Prior experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. 



Physical Requirements

  • Constantly moves about to coordinate work
  • Regularly works in fast pace environment with multiple task deadlines
  • Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds 
  • Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
  • Constantly alert and observant during working hours

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Will not supervise
 

Employment Variables 
Must have a good driving record which meets the minimum requirements for Evergreen and reliable transportation. Must pass drug screen and criminal background check. May be asked to work some evenings and weekends as required.


Special Requirements
  • Represent Evergreen in public in a fashion that would reflect credibility and professionalism on the organization.  
  •  Desire to work with people with disabilities and enhance their quality of life
  •  Function successfully in stressful situations
  •  Demonstrate high moral standards so as to be a positive role model for individuals
  •  Complete all orientation and on the job training prior to starting work
  • Work assigned shifts as required by management
  • Attend all training classes as required

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