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Artist-Mentor, Studio 507

Organization: Centre 507

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 1, 2018


The purpose of Studio 507 is to offer a welcoming, supportive, and equipped studio space with materials to community artists. Studio 507 serves a population of local community artists who wish to pursue their art, but may not have access to supplies or space.

The Studio operates every alternate Wednesday afternoon from 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. on the main floor of Centretown United Church, 507 Bank St. The Studio is facilitated by artist mentors and other volunteers under the oversight of the Studio Coordinator.

The role of the Artist-Mentor is to:
• Encourage and assist artists to develop their skills, answer questions, offer feedback as well as demonstrate painting and drawing techniques

• Provide positive, constructive feedback in a non-judgmental manner. Engage and chat with artists


Linda Pollock, Coordinator of Studio 507

613-232-0370, cell 613 - 304-0600


Volunteer Opportunity Address
507 Bank St. Ottawa, K2P 1Z5, - Main floor of Centretown United Church


Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography; Mentoring

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
An opportunity to share artistic skills and experience with other creative minds. It is an opportunity to be part of a creative team and to encourage others while promoting healthy self-expression.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability; Groups

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes