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Art Therapist

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE:      Art Therapist [practicums possible]

 

OBJECTIVE:    To develop better understanding of how art can be more effectively employed as a therapeutic instrument in coping with guilt, stress, depression, loneliness and other emotional issues in a jail setting. Prefer same gender match if possible.


WORKSITE:                             1. Men's Medium Security Pod

                                                (sufficient demand for two sections in this pod)

                                                2. Men's Minimum Security Pod

                                                3. Women's Pod

                                                4. Men's Maximum Pod

                                                5. Men's Special Management Pod


TIMEFRAME:               One or two hours per week, negotiable.


QUALIFICATIONS:                   1. Knowledge of art therapy helpful, but not required

                                                2. Excellent communication skills

                                                3. Attend 2 hour volunteer orientation

                                                4. Pass background screening

                                                5. Complete volunteer application with references

                                                6. Sign confidentiality agreement


CONTACT:                   Sherry Gill, Programs Director 

Sheriff Ken McGovern

Sheriff McGovern

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19.11.2017