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Available Volunteer Opportunities, September 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 volunteer@galeriadelaraza.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, September 2013

 

ONGOING

Gallery Attendant Program

September 1-30, 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 Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm-6pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day

 

EVENTS

Wednesday, September 18

Volunteer shift: 6pm-11pm

Event: Lunada Season Opener

Details: The Lunada Literary Lounge's fall 2013 season opener is popping with talent, to usher in our 14th year as the Bay Area's only full moon bilingual literary ritual and performance gathering. Guest curator and performance poet BARUCH PORRAS-HERNANDEZ, host of the San Francisco Queer Open Mic, with featured poet CHRISTINA PEREZ of Slamazon, and spotlight feature KAY NILSSON, will shine their light on the Mission. Hosted by LUNADA series curator, SANDRA GARCIA RIVERA, the Open Mic is a lunar literary buffet where veterans, first timers and musicians are always welcome to feast. Assistance in event production will be needed in setting up, hospitality and tabling areas, as well as photographing attendees and clean up after the event.

Need: 2-3 volunteers



Saturday, September 21

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: Galeria Presents “Intertwining Roots”

Details: San Francisco-based artist Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa brings "Intertwining Roots," a multimedia solo performance, for an intimate engagement at Galería. Assistance in event production will be needed in the hospitality and tabling areas during this event, as well as photographing attendees and general maintenance.

Need: 2-3 volunteers



Wednesday, September 25

Volunteer shift: 4pm-9pm

Event: Cine+Mas Co-Present Film Screening

Details: Galería partners with Cine+Mas for the 2013 San Francisco Latino Film Festival, currently in its fifth year. This evening Sex, Love, & Salsa will be screened. Assistance in event production will be needed in set up, hospitality, tabling and clean up during this event.

Need: 2-3 volunteers



Thursday, September 26

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: Cine+Mas Co-Present Film Screening

Details: Galería partners with Cine+Mas for the 2013 San Francisco Latino Film Festival, currently in its fifth year. This evening the Mundo Latino Shorts Program will be screened. Assistance in event production will be needed in set up, hospitality, tabling and clean up during this event.

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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