Share Your Skills!
Community Instructor Class Proposal
We accept proposals on an ongoing basis and we will keep your application on file. We will reach out to potential candidates as we plan our next season.
We typically look for contracted teaching artists with skills in:
Candle Making | Upholstery | Soldering | Weaving | Macrame | Home Repair | Mending | Sewing Projects | Paper Arts
Remember that Perennial’s mission is to teach DIY skills with a focus on sustainability and diverting waste from the landfill, so project ideas should incorporate reused + and unwanted materials, and should teach a clear and focused skill.
Perennial Teaching Application
Thanks for your interest in teaching at Perennial. Please keep in mind the following as you fill out this form.
Classes will be held at Perennial’s Shop located at 3762 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63118. At least 3 participants must be registered in order for a class to be held. Perennial pays instructors $25 per teaching hour, plus $20 to compensate for prep/planning. Perennial’s educational goal is to teach people to think and act creatively and responsibly by providing opportunities to develop ‘do-it-yourself’ skills and learn to reuse objects and reduce waste. Perennial is an accessible art + sustainability non-profit committed to hiring expert teaching artists of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on applicants based on race, color, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, faith, disability, age, or veteran status.