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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, July 2013
Gallery Attendant Program
July 1-31, 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 July on Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays, with the occasional Sunday for special neighborhood events.
Need: 1 volunteer per day
Thursday, July 11
Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm
Event: Mi Barrio Es Tu Barrio opening reception
Details: Galería will be hosting a free and open to the public opening reception for our next exhibition Mi Barrio Es Tu Barrio, featuring the work of Victor De La Rosa (read more about the exhibition here). Assistance in event production and artwork sales will be needed, as well as hospitality, photographing attendees, and general maintenance.
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!