GlassRoots is looking for a full-time apprentice to become a part of GlassRoots team working in a combined position including work as a studio technician, assistant glassblower, assistant glassblowing teacher and demonstrator. GlassRoots is willing to make a big investment in training for this individual, and for that reason, we will give preference to candidates willing to make a two year commitment.
GlassRoots, 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.
The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer, under the direct supervision of the lead glassblowing instructor; work is reviewed through inspection and observation of results.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL TASKS
SUCCESSFUL APPRENTICE WILL LEARN TO
Work with the Youth
Teach community classes and private lessons
Assist in Public Glassblowing Demonstrations
Technical Studio Work
Assist in fulfilling Glass blown Commissions
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. As an apprentice in training, the salary will be in the low 30’s.
Application Process: To apply, submit a cover letter that speaks directly to how you meet qualifications of job, and include a resume and salary requirements to Katie Witzig, Chief Operating Officer, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. GlassRoots is an equal opportunity employer.