APPOINTED BY: Annual Session Planning Committee
NOMINATED BY: Annual Session Planning Committee
TERM LENGTH: One year
TERM ENDS: August 31
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator
WORKS PRIMARILY WITH: Other members of the program committees
DEFINITION: Works to set up "variety of ways of tuning into our capacity for
playfulness, imagination, creativity, & community." Basic objective is to
bring children & adults together in common activities such as 1) small groups
working with craft materials, or taking a nature walk, 2) the total group
joining together in song, or as audience & performers for Community Night.
TASKS & TIMELINE: Creative activities can be divided into three categories,
group singing, Community Night, and small group activities (such as clay
modeling, kites, puppets, hikes and dramatics).
**January throuqh March**
Recruit other subcommittee members and leaders for activities.
Learn about the space/facilities situation, and make adjustments &
arrangements to fit activities & facilities together. Attendance at on-site
Planning Committee meeting would be helpful.
See that planning is done, supplies & equipment arrangements made,
responsibilities delegated, & budget estimates obtained.
Share process with General Arrangements Clerk.
**April to Annual Session**
Support activity leaders as they prepare for Annual Session.
Facilitate coordination of the parts of the Creative Activities program.
Coordinate Creative Activites program with Children's Program.
**During Annual Session**
Provide consultation and support for activity leaders.
Consult with Program Coordinator &/or Planning Committee for needed
clarification & decisions, & keep both informed of progress.
**After Annual Session**
EVALUATION: Prepare a report/evaluation for the Creative Activities file. Send
copies to the Program Coordinator, & the General Arrangements Clerk on, or
before, AUGUST 21. The report should include information useful to next years
Creative Activities Coordinator (what worked, what didn't) and any changes you
think should be made in the job, or the job description.
If you received a file with material from previous Creative Activities
Coordinator, sort through the file, update the information, and add your
report/evaluation. Return the file to the Program Coordinator BEFORE August 21.
EXPENSES & TRAVEL: Reimbursement is provided for "office expense" (LD phone
calls, postage, and photocopy) and mileage expense for the responsibilities of
this appointment. Submit BEFORE August 21 reimbursement request with receipts
to NPYM Treasurer; identify as Annual Session expenses (the Annual Session
books are closed on September 1).
OTHER INFORMATION: Community Night program should be limited to 1 - 1 1/2 hours
and should appeal to all ages