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Turnip Green Creative Reuse

Teaching Artist

Turnip Green Creative Reuse


Job Summary

Teaching Artists are independent contractors who serve as artistic and environmental educators at TGCR education events, such as after-school programs, library workshops, festivals, TGCR workshops, and more.

Job Responsibilities

Participate in facilitating programs and workshops with Turnip Green Creative Reuse including:

  • TGCR hosted workshops at our Creative Reuse Center
  • Facilitate afterschool clubs focused on sustainability and reuse of art
  • Represent TGCR at booths during community events in partnership with local organizations
  • Facilitate programs working with schools, other organizations, or private programs

Each program or workshop will be offered to Teaching Artists. Teaching Artists can choose to facilitate programs that fit their schedule and choice.



  • Experienced in teaching or leading workshops
  • Knowledgeable about waste reduction (reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting)
  • Creative with reusable materials


  • Works well with people of all ages
  • Responsible, flexible, and positive
  • Environmentally conscious

Work Ethic:

  • Punctual and devotes energy to students when leading workshops
  • Communicates effectively with the Program Manager and other TGCR staff
  • Responds in a timely manner to emails and phone calls
  • Accurately reports workshop data
  • Does not self-promote in ways that would take opportunities away from TGCR


  • Shows patience, empathy, and understanding to students, fellow Teaching Artists, TGCR staff, and other members of our community
  • Works well on a team, builds community, and furthers our mission
  • Accepts and respects all demographics and lifestyles
  • Advocates for and supports TGCR at all times by making monetary donations for personal materials (not those used for TGCR educational programs), attending events, engaging in social media, and/or promoting TGCR.

Additional Information



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  • Date Posted: August 7, 2023
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: $20/hour