PROFESSIONAL Teaching artists

Youth in Focus offers both B&W Darkroom and Digital Photography Classes to youth ages 13-19 throughout the year in eight-week quarters.  Additionally we offer a variety of photography partner program and workshop opportunities based on interest and teaching artist expertise.  We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to at-risk youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans. 

If you are interested in becoming a Youth in Focus Teaching Artist, please send your Resume/CV, a cover letter, and a completed background check form to jobs (at) youthinfocus (dot) org.  Additionally, please complete the application below.

As an equal opportunity employer, Youth in Focus is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Youth in Focus does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. 

Information Sheet


Please download, complete, and email this form to yif (at) youthinfocus (dot) org. This is a required component of the application.  *Please note that we do not process background checks until after the interview has been completed*

Download Background Check Form

Contact us:                     206.723.1479                                                                       yif(at)                                        2100 24th Avenue South, Suite 310, Seattle, WA 98144