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Available Positions

Expressive Teacher:

 Position Summary:

The Expressive Teacher uses their unique art form, talents, and interests such as visual art, woodworking, music, dance, theater, storytelling, poetry, creative writing, history, etc. to create and facilitate interactive and instruction-based classes to develop interpersonal skills, reduce depression, increase self-esteem and self-awareness , and enhance cognitive, social and physical abilities in older adults experiencing cognitive and physical challenges.

Duties and Responsibilities

ENGAGE:

  • Develop and teach “classes” that align with your unique art forms, talents and interests
  • Encourage members to acquire new skills and become engaged by redirecting and scaling classes to best meet individual needs
  • Participate in the development of care plans and progress notes

SUPPORT:

  • Provide restroom assistance ranging from verbal cueing to physical support
  • Provide showers
  • Encourage and help members transition from class to class throughout the day
  • Greet and assist members upon arrival/departure
  • Assist in preparing and serving lunch/snacks

Position Requirements 

  • Talents, Passions, or Interests in one or more areas such as: Visual Art, Woodworking, Music, Dance, Theater, Storytelling, Poetry, History, etc.
  • The passion and ability to teach others in a group and individual setting
  • A contagious interactive and charismatic personality
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational and self-management skills to effectively handle multiple responsibilities
  • Strong planning, execution and problem- solving skills
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Must have current DPS clearance and pass a background check