Posts Tagged ‘youth’

Summer Jobs for Students

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

YOUNG AUDIENCES’ ArtWorks! is hiring for 6 week summer jobs:

Apprentices – for students entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the fall.

Assistant Teaching Artists – for students entering their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of higher education.

Site Coordinators – for students entering their senior year of undergraduate work or current graduate students.

There are many jobs offered. There are even jobs to be offered in ArtWorks for the culinary arts, video game design, architecture, recording arts, stage combat, dance, visual art, music and many more!
ArtWorks is an arts-based job training program for area high school students designed to provide training in the arts while developing skills for the workplace. For six weeks during the summer, Apprentices work under the guidance of Master Teaching Artists to create works of art in a variety of disciplines. The ArtWorks sites (Tri-C’s Metro Campus & the Halle Building) are overseen by two Site Coordinators.

More detailed information about the ArtWorks program and job descriptions & applications for the PAID positions can be found at:

The DEADLINE for applications is March 25, 2011 at 4pm.
Feel free to call  Jenny Underwood at 216-561-5005 x13.

Please pass this on to any students or colleagues who might know of interested students. Thank you!

Marshall Ave Safety Fair and Block Party

Friday, September 10th, 2010

You dont want to miss it this year!

Attend the 8th Annual Marshall Avenue

Safety Fair and Block Party

There will be free food, games, and more…..

Saturday, September 11, 2010

12pm- 6pm

9107 Marshall Avenue

For more information, Contact Myra Simmons at (216) 641-8704

You’re Invited To A Day of Play

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010





Join us as we roll up our sleeves and play! As a part of National Day of Play,we are hosting a Field Day at the E. 73rd Street KaBOOM! Playground. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in three-legged races, obstacle courses, kickball and more. The field Day event will encourage youth to live healthy and active lives. This will be one of thousands of 2010 Play Days across the country.

Play with us on:


Saturday, September 25, 2010

11:00 AM2:00 PM

2278 E. 73rd Street (between Cedar and Central Avenues)

Cleveland, Ohio 44103


To find out how to volunteer or donate, please contact:
 Akanni Thomas
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc


We Have A Dream: The Big School Supply Giveaway

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

We Have A Dream”

The Junior Usher Kickball Team presents….

The Big School Supply Giveaway

Note: School supplies will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Saturday, August 14,2010

12 Noon until 6PM


New Bethlehem Church (the playground area)

6501 Woodland Avenue

Cleveland, OH

For more information, please contact Belinda Gator

(216) 798-6780

We Hope to See You There!

Sponsors: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., & Neighborhood Connections

BBC builds a new play ground in one day!

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

On July 10, 2010,  Burten, Bell, Carr, Development Inc., (BBC) KaBOOM!, and Foresters Insurance along with over 300 volunteers including sororities and fraternities, small businesses, local colleges, active community residents, and individuals constructed a playground on East 73rd Street between Central and Cedar Avenues in the East Central neighborhood of Cleveland. 

 For more information, check out our KaBOOM! page on our web site by clicking here.

Photos of the event are on our Face Book page.  Click on the Face Book link below to view.

Building Bridges Arts Collaborative Open House tomorrow

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

                            Join Building Bridges Arts Collaborative for the

Summer Mural Institute

Open House

Friday July 30th, 2010  5 – 7 pm

3800 Bridge Avenue

Cleveland Ohio 44112

 ( Enter through side door on W. 38th Street)

The Summer Mural Institute has been providing job training and leadership development to youth in Cleveland neighborhoods while creating large scale  public murals.

Come see the progress the Teen Apprentices  from Cleveland and East Cleveland have made on their murals.

Come meet  emerging artists from the Cleveland Institute of Art.

 Come visit  Artists in Residence Ted Kurtz and Danny Carver, who  have made murals for the Larchmere and Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood.

 For more information, please contact:

Katherine Chilcote, Artistic Director

YMCA Summer Activities camp

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Know someone who is looking for affordable summer activities for their child? Well look no further! The YMCA Summer Activities camp is here!

 Who: Open to students entering 5th-8th grades.

What: Summer Activities Camp with weekly field trips and free dinner for all youth 18 and under

When: 2 four week sessions, starts June 14th Mon-Fri., 1pm-6pm.

Where: The Downtown YMCA Youth Center, 2200 Prospect Ave.

Why: All youth need structured activities and you get all this for just $12!!! And if you still need help affording the cost, the YMCA offers scholarships for programs and membership.

 So sign up fast, space is filling up! Please pass on the word.

Please contact Shanita S. Tartt,Program Director, Community Youth Services, YMCA of Greater Cleveland, 2200 Prospect Ave. E, Suite 900, Cleveland, OH 44115

P: 216.263.6872  F: 216.263.6896

9th Annual Rhapsody Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

The Summer Camp  that turns tables

Inspiring Creativity In Modern Music, Art, Dance, and Poetry For Students Ages 11 andd Up

July 19-30, 2010 Idea Center at PlayHouseSquare

9th Annual Rhapsody Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp

Progressive Arts Alliance provides an exceptional opportunity for students to meet new friends, share and create each summer through our annual RHAPSODY Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp.

Camp activities are alot of fun, but they also help students develop their imagination, creativity, The camp is held at the Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare.

This two-week camp is open to students age 11-18, and features hands-on workshops that allow students to learn more about the history and creative expressions of hip-hop culture:

DJing, MCing (rapping), Dance (breaking), Graffiti Art.

Students learn more about the arts and how hip-hop can be a positive, productive form of creative self-expression. The program culminates in a dynamic performance the last day of camp!

For Camp Registration Information:



call: 216. 772. 4PAA (4722)

E City Seeking Business Plan Coaches

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010



Spring 2010 Business Plan Coach Registration


Every student in E CITY’s programs must create a business plan for a small business venture. The students will first present these plans to their class, then six of them will be selected to present in front of a panel of judges at the final In-Class Competition.Description of Role:

Each Business Plan Coach works with a student to help shape and develop the business plan into Power Point slides and prepare his or her presentation. The students will need the guidance of an adult to help optimize the language, double-check the math, and boost their confidence.


You must be college age or older. Comfort in using computers and doing basic math are essential, as is a general willingness to work with a teen.

Coaches will receive a list of coaching tips and a business plan outline in Power Point. You will have the support of a Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher and other business plan coaches.

You do not need to be a business expert to be effective in this role! E-City provides an orientation to all new and returning coaches on the first day 1/2 hour prior to class.

Register Here!





Serenity Drill Team Looking for new members

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

 Serenity Drill team is now looking for young ladies ages 5-18 to come and be apart of a lifelong sisterhood starting with stepping.

Their mission is to empower the women of tomorrow by skill building through drill team.

For more informationplease call SHUNTAMA @ (216)799-1400 or TIAUNA @(216)355-7592

Serenity Drill Team is funded in part from a grant from Neighborhood Connections.