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May 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

May 1-31st

Volunteer Shift:  Wednesdays-Sundays, 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 and Sunday 12-5pm.

Need: 1-2 volunteers per day

 

EVENTS:                                                

 

Saturday, May 3

Volunteer shift: 8:00 am-5:30pm (half day available)

Event: Yolanda Lopez/Rio Yanez Garage Sale Fundraiser

Details: Come help out at a garage sale fundraiser for Yolanda Lopez, a longtime Galeria and Mission supporter. Lopez helped establish the Chicano movement in the 70s when it began and is currently being evicted from her home. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, sorting, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers- ALL POSITIONS FILLED

 

Sunday, May 4

Volunteer shift: 8:00 am-5:30pm (half day available)

Event: Yolanda Lopez/Rio Yanez Garage Sale Fundraiser

Details: Come help out at a garage sale fundraiser for Yolanda Lopez, a longtime Galeria and Mission supporter. Lopez helped establish the Chicano movement in the 70s when it began and is currently being evicted from her home. Assistance in event production will be needed in set-up, bartending, sorting, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers

 

 

Wednesday, May 14

Volunteer shift: 6pm-10:30pm

Event: LUNADA May

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. May’s featured artists are Hector Lugo and Jeckeline Rago! Assistance in event production will be needed in set-ap, bartending, photography, hospitality, and clean up.

Need: 2-3 volunteers- 1 POSITION FILLED

 

 

Saturday, May 24

Volunteer shift: 11-4pm

Event: Galeria Booth at CARNAVAL

Details: Galeria de la Raza is proud to participate in the 36th annual CARNAVAL SF. This year we will be hosting a booth in the artist/vendors section. Assistance will be needed in art transportation to and from the venue, booth staffing, sales, set up and clean up. Volunteers will be given a break to go explore the festival!

Need: 2-3 volunteers- 2 POSITIONS FILLED

 

Sunday, May 25

Volunteer shift: 11-4pm

Event: Galeria Booth at CARNAVAL

Details: Galeria de la Raza is proud to participate in the 36th annual CARNAVAL SF. This year we will be hosting a booth in the artist/vendors section. Assistance will be needed in art transportation to and from the venue, booth staffing, sales, set up and clean up. Volunteers will be given a break to go explore the festival!

Need: 2-3 volunteers- 1 POSITION FILLED

 

 

Saturday, May 31

Volunteer shift: 3:00-8:30pm

Event: Paper + Blade Opening Closing

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 - 1 POSITION FILLED

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