The Artful Healing Program is a unique opportunity for art educators who are interested in the application of the arts in the community, and encouraging participants of all ages in healthcare settings, to engage with the diversity of the MFA encyclopedic collection. Under the direction of the Artful Healing Coordinator, the educators will teach in various Artful Healing programs taking place mainly off-site at neighborhood health centers and hospitals, including: Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Essential functions include: facilitate Artful Healing sessions, to include a presentation of the MFA collection with participants in group setting or at bedside, followed by a related hands-on art activity; plan visits and curricula with staff members at healthcare partners and report on participant engagement; attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as requested.

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in art therapy, art education, education, or studio art; experience teaching and working with groups of children; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; flexibility, patience, and self-motivation; 1 to 3 years of art education experience preferred; experience working with people with disabilities preferred; must be available to work at least 2 weekdays (Mon-Fri) per week.

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.




Type

Staff

Status

Temporary

Schedule

1.00 - 17.00 hours per week

Varied schedule – available to work at least 2 weekdays (Mon-Fri) per week

Posted

June 13, 2017

Department

Education