GlassRoots is seeking an individual to act as teacher, guide, mentor and coordinator for a unique college/career prep program it runs in collaboration with Peter’s Valley School of Craft. This individual will be key to success of the program, as the primary curricular liaison between the two organizations and the Fellows.
The GlassRoots Fellowship Mentor (“the Mentor”) will assist the Program Director with recruiting candidates to the Fellowship and in writing the training curriculum; instructing students in the initial five-week, foundational training course with GlassRoots staff and artists at its studios in Newark; preparing students for the 7-week intensive craft training program at Peters Valley; distributing pre and post-program evaluations; providing data to support submission of interim and final reports; maintaining contact with the cohort throughout the program, on-site and via phone, and offering follow up programming and contact to track participant outcomes for up to two years following program participation.
GlassRoots, is located in Newark, NJ, with the mission to transform the lives of underserved youth through the process of making glass art. We are a small nonprofit and we function as a supportive team to accomplish our mission.
As of May 4, 2020, the search has been suspended.