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March 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.

 

ONGOING:

 

Gallery Attendant Program

March 1-29

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 Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm-6pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day

FILLED: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28, 29

 

EVENTS:                                                

 

Saturday, March 8

Volunteer shift: 1pm-10pm (can be broken into two shifts)

Event: International Women’s Day: Jess Sabogal Opening/Alejandra Regalado Open Call

Details: Galería de la Raza is pleased to present In Reference To as its inaugural 2014 exhibition, featuring documentary photography work by artist Alejandra RegaladoIn Reference To explores the experience of Mexican female immigrants across America, and investigates issues of cultural identity and femininity. In addition, Jess Sabogal is our inaugural 2014 Artist in Residence, and will be premiering our new AIR Workshop space. Support will be needed in set up, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 3-4 volunteers

ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

Friday, March 14

Volunteer shift: 3:30pm-9pm

Event: SFMOMA/YCBA Collaboration Day 1

Details: Galería de la Raza is pleased to partner with SFMOMA's On The Go series for Inhabitant, a site-specific dance performance, on the 24th Street corridor & BART Plaza. In this outdoor dance event, the performers blend in and out of the crowd and passersby are invited to join in, drawing attention to the everyday encounters and movement of people through the site that creates a shifting lightscape beginning at dusk and continuing through nightfall. More details to come about the specific tasks for volunteers.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

FILLED: 1 POSITION


Saturday, March 15

Volunteer shift: 3:30pm-9pm

Event: SFMOMA/YCBA Collaboration Day 2

Details: Galería de la Raza is pleased to partner with SFMOMA's On The Go series for Inhabitant, a site-specific dance performance, on the 24th Street corridor & BART Plaza. In this outdoor dance event, the performers blend in and out of the crowd and passersby are invited to join in, drawing attention to the everyday encounters and movement of people through the site that creates a shifting lightscape beginning at dusk and continuing through nightfall. More details to come about the specific tasks for volunteers.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

1 POSITION FILLED

 

Sunday, March 16

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: LUNADA March

Details: Held every month, on the night of the full moon, Galería de la Raza’s Lunada Literary Lounge series is a community gathering where stories, food, songs, and spirit are shared. March’s featured artists include Harold Terezon and Jaime Cortez. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

 

Saturday, March 29

Volunteer shift: 5:30-9:30pm

Event: Art Walk: Rupert Garcia in Studio 24

Details: In recognition of Rupert Garcia’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Galería de la Raza is pleased to present In Homage To Rupert Garcia, presented in our Studio 24 venue. Join us for an art walk event. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

2 POSITIONS FILLED 

 

 

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