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April 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

April 12-30

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 Sunday, 12pm-6pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day

FILLED: 16, 23, 30

 

EVENTS:                                                

Friday, April 4

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: Secos y Mojados - DREAMS/uenos- AUSCENCIA/bsence

Details: During the first weekend of April, Galería de la Raza is proud to present Secos Y Mojados, a San Francisco based transnational performance collective. The trio will be presenting the third and final segment of their BORDER TRIP(tych) project: DREAMS/ueños - AUSENCIA/bsence. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers - ALL POSITIONS FILLED


Saturday, April 5

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: Secos y Mojados - DREAMS/uenos- AUSCENCIA/bsence, Day 2

Details: During the first weekend of April, Galería de la Raza is proud to present Secos Y Mojados, a San Francisco based transnational performance collective. The trio will be presenting the third and final segment of their BORDER TRIP(tych) project: DREAMS/ueños - AUSENCIA/bsence. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers - ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

Saturday, April 12

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10pm

Event: Paper + Blade Opening

Details: Galeria de la Raza is proud to present its second exhibition of 2014. Works by Mayumi Hamanaka, Adrienne Heloise, Ian Kuali`i and Kai Margarida-Ramírez de Arellano will be featured from Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, May 25, 2014. Presented in partnership with Kua'aina Associates and the de Young Museum. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers - ALL POSITION FILLED

 

Monday, April 14

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: Lunada Literary Lounge

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. April is National Poetry Month and the featured artists include Norman Zelaya and Estela de la Cruz chapbook release! Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers - ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

Friday, April 18

Volunteer shift: 6p-10pm

Event: Amorcito Maricón Book Release

Details: Join Galería de la Raza and author Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano for the release of his brand new title, Amorcito Maricón. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers -  ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

Saturday, April 19

Volunteer shift: 5:30pm-9:30pm

Event: “Donde Esta Mi Gente” - festival curated by Baruch Porras Hernandez

Details: Join Galeria for an evening of performance art as a celebration of one of our ReGen grantees of 2014. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers- ALL POSITIONS FILLED

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