Welcome! We are excited that you are interested in being involved with Art Feeds NWA!

This volunteer opportunity is in school during the school day at a local NW Arkansas elementary school or in after school programming in partnership with Camp War Eagle. The commitment will begin in February. There are several volunteer lengths and throughout the spring that last 4-12 weeks. You will be placed at the school or children's organization that best fits your schedule. There will be several opportunities on multiple days each week, when you share your availability we will match you up with an existing school and schedule. Once an educator decides on a day and time each week to volunteer, that educator is expected to volunteer the same day and time each week for the duration of the programming in the fall semester (i.e every Tuesday 8:00 am- 10:00 am). To become a volunteer educator and be involved in this process you must:

+Have either 500 hours of work/volunteer with children and/or 30+ hours of college credit (or some combination of the two)
+Pass a background check and drug test
+Be available to volunteer for a consistent 2-8 hour commitment (depending on what your schedule allows)
+Attend a 3 hour training session conducted by Art Feeds National (date TBD)

Available Volunteer Times and Locations Spring 2017:

R.E Baker Elementary School- Bentonville 
March 27th- April 27th 
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8:30-11:20 and 12:45-2:40

(additional times may be added and times are subject to change depending on the needs of our partners)


Before entering the classroom, all volunteer educators are trained on the Art Feeds Method and on how to implement the mural curriculum. Please answer all questions honestly. Art Feeds is interested in who you are and how your talents can serve the students of NWA! Only passionate, creative, hardworking individuals need complete the application. Thank you for looking to be a part of the Art Feeds Family!

* 1. Contact Information
*You will be contacted by email concerning this opportunity - please check your email daily for notifications.

* 2. Date of Birth

* 3. Mailing Address

* 4. Social Networking

* 5. Have you been convicted of a felony in the past 7 years?

* 6. What days and times are you available to volunteer? (Please reference the available times in the above descriptive text)

* 7. What types of children are you motivated to work with?

* 8. Please describe you experience with children below (where you worked, how many hours, etc. no longer than 4 sentences).

* 9. If a band of zombies attacked your town, what plan of action would you take?

* 10. Fill in the blank: Art Feeds _______ .

* 11. What talents and experiences can you bring to Art Feeds?

* 12. Please list the date(s) and time(s) you are available to volunteer, we will see what matches up with our schedule and put you in the right place! We require a 2 hour commitment (any less and you don't get to know the little artists!)

* 13. Additional Comments

You will be contacted via email about a phone interview and training date. Still have questions? Email meg@artfeeds.org and we'd love to answer them! Thanks so much for looking to invest your time in little artists.
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