Calling all Newark-area High School Students: Learn Business & Entrepreneurship while you play with fire and glass!
GlassRoots is accepting applications for our 2019-20 Youth Entrepreneurial Spirit Program (YES!) for students grades 9 - 12.
GlassRoots is a non-profit organization located in the downtown arts district of Newark, New Jersey, that provides artistic and life-skills training to Newark area youth, ages 10 to 18, by engaging them in the creation of glass art.
Our YES! program, modeled after a nationally recognized curriculum, is an after-school, academic year-long course where we teach students the fundamentals of business creation and ownership through the beauty of glass-art making.
Please join us at our exciting FUNdraiser: GlassRoots 2019 Annual Fall Soirée
Thursday, October 17 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hosted by Nina and Ted Wells, Livingston, NJ
GlassRoots is an 18-years young, arts education nonprofit in Newark, NJ, that provides a unique Glass Art Making Experience for Newark Youth. Witness exciting glass art demonstrations, participate in our silent auction, and enjoy laughter and light fare.
All proceeds support GlassRoots programs for youth and young adults. This is an event not to be missed!
The GlassRoots 2019 Annual Fall Soirée is Honoring;
Erin Sweeney: Executive Director of Schools That Can
Ken Press, Marisa Canori, Daniel Neville-Rehbehn,
Lauren Reggio, Anindya Sengupta and Elizbeth Wentzell: Prudential Team for PruBono - GlassRoots Challenge
Click Here for TICKETS: GlassRoots.org/celebration
GlassRoots is seeking a skilled storyteller with the energy and creativity to take our development and communication efforts to a new level. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience with nonprofits, and a desire to work part-time (about 20 hours/ week), with anticipation that this position will grow to a full-time position within three years. The Development and Communications Director is responsible for managing our individual giving program, grants portfolio, and steering our overall message and communications efforts.
We’re moving to a space over 4x bigger than our current space! As we head into this year of transition, we see this position as a critical part of communicating our vision, impact and excitement. We are at an important point of evolution for the organization with many opportunities ahead of us to engage new communities and expand our impact. A generous funder has made filling this position possible in this fiscal year.
The full job description and application instructions can be downloaded here! Please send resume, cover letter describing your qualifications, and a recent writing sample (marketing, publicity or development related) with the subject line “[Your Name] – Development and Communications Director” to jobs@GlassRoots.org. Due date for initial consideration is 9/16/2019. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. No phone calls please.
Joining us as we begin our new program year; GlassRoots is happy to welcome as our Operations Manager Tarrin Morgan.
Tarrin is a veteran Higher Education professional that brings 10+ years of communications, event planning, leadership development, mentoring, operations, and branding/marketing, and operations experience to GlassRoots. Outside of education, he has been doing videography for over 10 years where he has worked for New York Radio Station Hot 97, produced multiple promo videos for Morgan State University, and does a host of freelance work.
Tarrin is taking the lead in managing our move from 10 Bleeker Street to the Newark Arts Common - a task which will draw on all of his previous experiences. You can reach Tarrin at tmorgan(at)glassroots.org.