Evergreen Life Services

Arts Assistant


Corporate Office (Haughton, Louisiana)


Full Time

Evergreen is an equal-opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
Position Description:  Arts Assistant
Reports To:  Executive Director
FSLA Classification: Non-exempt 
Created:  January 14, 2021
Job Summary

Responsible for implementing art projects and designs. Additionally, providing direct support to people served. 

Essential Job Functions:

·         Ensure the health and welfare of the individuals supervised and assist individuals, encourage creativity and teach techniques.
·         Must have the ability to learn various art genres and design skills (e.g. sewing, ceramics, glass) and learn to work with numerous materials in order to teach a range of art and design styles. 
·         Plan and execute art, design and other visual elements.
·         Teach hands-on activities and demonstrations.
·         Possess “can do” attitude, innate sensibility for quality customer service, and a positive upbeat personality
·         Provide thorough and detail oriented quality to all work.
·         Ability to introduce a variety of new art or craft techniques.
·         Complete all required documentation in accordance with applicable state agency(ies) and Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries, Inc. policies and procedures
·         Implement behavioral and other programs as trained and requested.
·         Assist individuals with their goals as outlined in their plan of care document(s).
·         Identify potential behavior triggers and defuse or redirect as needed to ensure safety and well-being of all involved.
·         Administer medication as needed. 


·         High School diploma. Some college preferred and/or prior art training or class work in a recognized art program.
·         Ability to learn basic computer skills (i.e. turn on/off, log in/out, input data, approve timesheet).
·         Prior experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. 

Physical Requirements

  • Constantly moves about to coordinate work
  • Regularly works in fast pace environment with multiple task deadlines
  • Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds 
  • Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
  • Constantly alert and observant during working hours

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • Will not supervise

Employment Variables 
Must have a good driving record which meets the minimum requirements for Evergreen and reliable transportation. Must pass drug screen and criminal background check.       •        May be asked to work some evenings and weekends as required.

Special Requirements

·         Represent Evergreen in public in a fashion that would reflect credibility and professionalism on the organization.  
·         Desire to work with people with disabilities and enhance their quality of life
·         Function successfully in stressful situations
·         Demonstrate high moral standards so as to be a positive role model for individuals
·         Complete all orientation and on the job training prior to starting work
·         Work assigned shifts as required by management
·         Attend all training classes as required



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