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SpinCo Together

Where Everyone Celebrates the Movement Arts

About SpinCo Together

SpinCo Together aims to positively impact individuals experiencing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities through movement arts and interactive performance.  Movement arts and interactive performance will create educational experiences, opportunities for socialization, and promote physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

SpinCo Together will work with adults and children who participate in established non-profit organizations located throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.

Pilot Program this June

SpinCo Together is looking for a hula hoop teacher and volunteers for the upcoming pilot program to take place in June 2017. See below on how to apply!

Become a Teacher!

Teacher Description

  • Bachelor’s degree, or experience equivalent of 2 years in social work, special education, rehabilitation or therapeutic health, nursing or any behavioral science field
  • Practice movement arts for at least 1 year with a solid understanding of the foundations for a specific track (movement art)
  • Experience in teaching movement arts is preferred
  • De-escalation skills are a plus

Time Requirement

  • Up to 3 hrs /mo in addition to time teaching, during month of the scheduled event
  • Total time will vary based on event

Responsibilities

  • Create curriculum and submit to Program Manager at least 2 weeks prior to event
  • Brief Performance during event to showcase movement art
  • Create a safe and fun learning environment to engage participants of various ability groups and learning styles
  • Debriefing with Program Manager and other related program personnel

How to Apply

To apply to be a SpinCo Together teacher, email lauren.spincoalition@gmail.com a short video resume demonstrating...

  • Why you want to be a part of SpinCo Together, and
  • How your area of expertise will help the team reach our goals

Applicants may be asked to prepare and submit a lesson plan that they feel is appropriate to teach the following audience:

  • Ages 16 to 24
  • Limitations in self expression
  • Challenges with verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Challenges with social skills  

All materials must be submitted by May 15, 2017 to be considered for the pilot team for SpinCo Together.

Become a Volunteer!

Volunteer Description

  • Practice movement arts for at least 1 year with a solid understanding of the foundations for a specific track (movement art)
  • Work experience in social work, special education, rehabilitation or therapeutic health, nursing or any behavioral science field is a plus
  • Teaching experience is a plus
  • De-escalation skills are a plus

Time Requirement

  • Up to 1 hr /mo in addition to volunteer time, during month of the scheduled event
  • Total time will vary based on event

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the head teacher during event
  • Brief performance during event to showcase movement art
  • Interact with participants to aid engagement & focus
  • Provide 1-on-1 support if necessary
  • Debriefing with Program Manager and other related program personnel

How to Apply

To apply to be a SpinCo Together volunteer, email lauren.spincoalition@gmail.com a short video resume demonstrating...

  • Why you want to be a part of SpinCo Together, and
  • How your area of expertise will help the team reach our goals

Application must be submitted by May 15, 2017 to be considered for the pilot team for SpinCo Together.

Be a Business Partner

SpinCo works with a variety of vendors, venues, promoters, and like-minded business owners to help facilitate and execute events. Fill out our Volunteer Form if you would like to help!

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