Interns and Volunteers

Needs Include:

Administrative

Volunteers are needed to assist with the administrative needs of the Art Center. Some of the volunteer duties include typing, filing, data entry, and processing mailings.


Art Center Ambassador

Help staff Art Center public appearances in the greater New York area. Opportunities include setting up and staffing informational booths at community events, accompanying artists to demonstrate various art media, and giving out information at trade and specialty shows. Orientation and training will be provided. WAH Shop - Looking for a self-starter with a long-term commitment (at least through one Season) Volunteers are responsible for minding the store, cleaning, inventory, sales, and displaying artwork. It is a great opportunity for someone seeking flexible hours in a stress-free environment and hoping to get involved with the art community and the artist’s process of selling art. Plus receive a 10% discount in the Shop!

Docent Educate

Visitors by conducting tours of the building and exhibitions. Volunteers are invited to attend training sessions to receive specialized information about the artwork in upcoming exhibitions. 



Education

Assist the Education Department with various administrative needs including processing mailings, filing and data entry. 



Exhibitions

Volunteers are needed to assist in the installation of art exhibits. This includes crating/uncrating, wrapping/un-wrapping, hanging and taking down artwork. In addition, volunteers will be painting and spackling walls, painting pedestals, installing hardware on walls and moving pedestals. Assist in setting up slide carousels or video equipment

Gallery Sitters and Receptionists

Outreach - Assist with annual and on-going Outreach exhibits, classes, and special events. 


Special Events & Rentals

Participate in the many wonderful events that the Art Center puts on throughout the year. Events include the Open House, Greeting at openings Concerts, and more! 



 


Print and fill out the application and send to the address above.

Name: ______________________________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________

Phone: ________________________________Email:_______________________________________________

Briefly respond below (200 word maximum per section) and attach a resume.

Your goals for an internship experience at the museum:

Educational background:

What do you hope to learn from your internship here?

Work background: (Summarize experience; do not list all employment. Emphasize any skills related to your interests at the center.)

How many hours per week are you willing to commit and for what period of time?
What times are you generally available?

Clerical skills (typing and computer experience):

Are you currently employed elsewhere? If yes, please describe:

Please list two references:

1. Name: ___________________________ Relationship: ___________________________________

Phone: __________________________________ Email: ___________________________________

2. Name: ___________________________ Relationship: ___________________________________

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