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Available Volunteer Opportunities, June 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, June 2013


Gallery Attendant Program

June 1-20, 2013

Volunteer shift: 12pm-6pm

What: programmic support in main gallery and Studio 24 (Galería’s annex venue)

Details: Gallery attendants are crucial to the mechanics of running Galería, 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, 12pm-6pm. We are especially looking for attendants in June on Fridays and Saturdays.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day



Friday, June 14

Volunteer shift: 5pm-10pm

Event: Encuentritos concert series

Details: Galería de la Raza is a community partener with Acción Latina for a new series providing an innovative opportunity for neighborhood musicians looking for the next big break. Focused on local and emerging bands and artists, the Encuentritos series showcases musical groups in a community feedback-based contest, in which the audience collectively decides which groups will go on to perform at the 32nd Annual Encuentro del Canto Popular in December. Assistance will be needed in the production of the event, including PA system set up, audience seating and greeting, and documentation of the event, as well as general set up and breakdown.

Need: 2-3 volunteers


Saturday, June 15

Volunteer shift: 10:30am-1:30pm

Event: Butterfly Art Workshop with artist Favianna Rodriguez

DetailsThe Migration is Beautiful: Butterfly Art Workshop is a hands-on activity that will result in the making of a plethora of butterflies that will descend on Burning Man's Playa this summer. Participants will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from Rodriguez how the butterfly has become a symbol for migrant rights. The workshop is free and open to all ages. Assistance in event production, set-up and breakdown, and material distribution will be needed for this event. 

Need: 2-3 volunteers


Sunday, June 23

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: Lunada Literary Lounge

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 documentation, hospitality, and performer aid is especially needed. No experience required.

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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