GlassRoots is a glass art education program in Newark, NJ whose mission is to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on underserved youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience. We are a nonprofit and we function as a supportive team to accomplish our mission. We are seeking a hot shop apprentice to become a part of GlassRoots team in an opportunity to hone and advance skills as a studio technician, assistant glassblower, teacher and demonstrator. Based on current funding, we anticipate that this position will be part-time, up to 24 hours/week. GlassRoots is willing to make a serious investment in our new apprentice and requests a minimum two year commitment in return.
The Apprentice should have an Associate’s Degree or higher, be able to present a clear background check and fingerprint screening. While previous glassblowing experience is preferred, it is not required.
Position description and application procedures are detailed here.
The mission of GlassRoots is to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on under-served youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience.