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December Volunteer Opportunities!

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, December 2013

 

ONGOING:

Gallery Attendant Program

December 2-21, Wednesday-Sunday

Volunteer Shift: 12pm-6pm

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 Saturday, 12pm-6pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day

 

EVENTS:

Saturday, December 7

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: December MAPP programming

Details: Join us for December’s MAPP, featuring a performance led by La Pocha Nostra’s artists Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Michele Ceballos Michot. Assistance in event production will be needed in set up, hospitality, tabling and clean up during/after this event.

1 Position Filled

Need: 1-2 volunteers

 

Thursday, December 12

Volunteer shift: 5:30pm-10pm

Event: “Reel Injun” Screening

Details: Galeria is pleased to present the screening of Reel Injun. The film takes an entertaining and insightful look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through the history of cinema. Travelling through the heartland of America, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond looks at how the myth of “the Injun” has influenced the world’s understanding – and misunderstanding – of Natives. Assistance in event production will be needed in set up, hospitality, tabling and clean up during/after this event.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

 

Sunday, December 15

Volunteer shift: 1pm-6pm

Event: Fundraiser: “A Life in Struggle”

Details: Join us in a celebration of the extraordinary life and political activism of Elizabeth "Betita" Sutherland Martínez. On the occasion of Betita's 88th birthday, Social Justice Journal is releasing a special issue featuring some of Betita's unpublished works and more, and the December 15 celebration will feature readings by some of the contributors to the issue, alongside music, slideshows, and refreshments. Assistance in event production will be needed in set up, hospitality, tabling and clean up during/after this event.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

 

Tuesday, December 17

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: Lunada Season Closer

Details: Season Closer: Guest curator Sarah Guerra, featuring poets of Korima Press with Maya Chinchilla & Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano. 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

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