Job Posting

Youth Art Camp

The 2018 Dotty & Frank Light Family ~ Youth Art Camp

Art Instructor Position

About the Emerald Art Center

The Emerald Art Center has been serving the Springfield area for over 60 years. Our vision is to encourage a community that engages in and celebrates the arts, experiencing the joys of creative expression and communication. Recently, we’ve expanded our focus toward youth education, working to provide a solid foundation of artistic skills.

Required Skills

This position is ideal for someone who is looking to add to their existing art teaching/instruction experience. We are looking for people who do not only bring technical skill and execution to their work, but also have a desire to engage in conversation about the importance of an artistic practice and the benefits of arts education.

Please possess the following attributes:

  • Prior history of art instruction
  • Prior history of working with middle and high school students
  • A passion for sharing artistic skills and ways of thinking
  • Willingness to work with the Camp Project Coordinator to establish an agreed upon curriculum
  • Professionalism when interacting with the public, students, staff and faculty.

Art Camp Details/Information

The Dotty & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp was created for Springfield middle and high school students. Please note that there is flexibility with your scheduled hours/instruction time.

The camp will be held for two weeks:

  • 4 hours per day (1:00 pm to 5:00 pm) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Middle School Students – July 9th through the 19th
  • High School Students – August 6th through the 16th
  • $15 – $18 per hour, depending on experience

To Apply

Deadline to submit your resume is May 11, 2018

Please provide a resume and cover letter to:


Emerald Art Center

Attention: Madison Skriver, Camp Project Coordinator

500 Main Street, Springfield, OR 97477

Phone: 541-953-6764