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Available Volunteer Opportunities, March 2013

Volunteers play a vital role in the heart and soul of our programs, and generous individuals in our communities and beyond - like you - who assist in Galería’s ongoing calendar of events, gallery production, and administrative assistance make a world of difference.

By joining us as a volunteer, you get to experience the organization from both a free and exciting behind-the-scenes viewpoint, as well as interact with a community of arts appreciators!

If you are interested in volunteering at Galería, please email with what opportunity interests you, subject line “I want to volunteer at ____________” (name of opportunity). Volunteers receive an orientation and walk-through of all gallery venues on their first day of volunteering.


Available Volunteer Opportunities, March 2013


Gallery Attendant Program

March 1-14, 2013

Volunteer shift: 1pm-6pm Tuesdays through Saturdays, with particular need on Thursdays and Fridays

What: programmic support in main gallery and Studio 24 (Galeria's annex venue)

Details: Gallery attendants are crucial to the mechanics of running Galeria, and being a gallery attendant is not only a learning experience, item to include on a resume, and intricate look into how Galería operates - but it is also fun! It is a chance to interact with a high volume of people on a daily basis, learn and implement the sale of artwork, and assist in the public programming details of presenting events at a non-profit arts space. Gallery attendants are in the main gallery space Tuesday through Saturday, 1pm-6pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day



"The Move, Part 2"

Volunteer shift: 12pm-6pm

Dates: Tuesday-Saturday every week, March 19 through March 31 (and through April 24)

What: programmic support in main gallery and Studio 24 (Galeria's annex venue)

Details: Galería is making a change - specifically, some new walls and ceilings! In November 2012, in order to support the many programs and events the organization produces, we revamped our spaces to include archiving services and key hospitality areas. Now, it is time for phase two of the renovation process for the organization - and we're looking for a few good volunteers! Assist in the prep, paint, set-up, strip, decor, and execution of a new facelift. Some lifting may be required; refreshments provided. We are particularly looking for help from March 21-23, and March 28-30.

Need: 2-5 volunteers per day; please email if you can even only do a part of one shift!



Thursday, March 7

Volunteer shift: 5pm-8pm

Event: Studio 24 Presents launch party (more info)

Details: Galería de la Raza is proud to introduce the launch of Studio 24 Presents, a series of window installations and displays by local artists to be featured at our new administrative offices. The first artist for the program is multidiscipline artist Viviana Paredes, and Galería will be throwing an artist reception and launch party to celebrate the kick-off of the series. Event production assistance will be needed for the night, including venue set-up, photo documention, and hospitality. While no experience is required, any help in sales or organization is appreciated.

Need: 1-2 volunteers


Tuesday, March 26

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: Lunada Season Opener (more info)

Details: Galería's monthly literary series event features both neighborhood and international talent of live poets, performers, musicians, and more. Event production including venue set-up, photo documention, A/V support, hospitality, and box office hosting is especially needed. No experience required - and you'll have the best seat in the house to watch the show too!

Need: 2-3 volunteers


Please note that Galería is committed to the flexibility and needs of our volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, but are only able to do part of a shift, we can work with you depending on the day. Email today!

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