Artists-Writers-Actors-Musicians-Dancers: We want YOU!


(40.76474,-111.90586)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

511 West 200 SouthSuite 160Salt Lake City, UT 84101

artwork by Monica, an artist at TURN City Center for the Arts

About

We are always looking for volunteers and extra help! Let us know what you are interested in--there is something for everybody! (Also, talk about a resume builder! Holy guacamole! We should be charging you to have this much fun!)

Arts Instructors - Design basic lesson plans for a specific class (example: painting, oil pastels, dance technique, percussion) and lead that class twice monthly. Provide assistance in the studio working one-on-one with clients, go on or lead fieldtrips, help with mobility issues and studio safety, always with staff assistance. (Requirements: ability to teach at a relaxed pace, ability to explain things multiple ways, ability to think creatively and make adaptations as needed, ability to hear and understand feedback)

Arts Performers - We love hosting events! If you are a part of a dance group, acting troop, musical group/solo performer, would like to share your original writings, or present your art work, we would LOVE to have you! We will work out a day and time, and all you have to do is show up and do your thing! (Requirements: some awesome skills to share, enthusiasm, respectfulness)

Gallery Guide-We participate in the monthly Salt Lake Gallery Stroll! The third Friday of every month, we are open from 6-9pm to show off the best artwork we’ve produced in the last month! Although CCA Staff will always be at the event, we need additional assistance making sure that everyone that enters is greeted! Some visitors want to learn more about our program, talk about the artists, and buy artwork. Gallery Guides will assist in all of these areas! (Requirements: friendly, outgoing, and willing to brag on some awesome people; shifts will be 1-1.5 hours, depending on the number of volunteers)

Gallery Assistant - Hanging the monthly gallery can be quite the chore! Gallery Assistants will help tear down the previous gallery, clean the frames and walls, frame the new artwork, type title cards, and hang the show. This usually takes about 20 man hours--Gallery Assistants will commit to at least a 2 hour time frame. (Requirements: careful, detail oriented, and patient)

Blogger- We have a super cute blog! Updating it is always fun, and we would love to have more posts every week! You can blog about your volunteer experience, classes that you lead/sit in on, or personal connections with our artists! (Requirements: understanding of people first language, kind & respectful disposition, ability to understand and navigate the site)

Inventory Manager - We make A LOT of artwork! We need assistance photographing, cataloguing the digital images, and packaging the artwork to be taken home. Inventory Manager will also prep pieces in Photoshop to be made into prints, cards, and other products. (Requirements: familiarity with Photoshop, ability to use a camera, detail oriented)

Event Promoter - This person will be responsible for submitting our event information to various news, online, and other outlets. Design flyers, postcards, and assist with distribution of the promotion materials. Excellent experience for a graphic design student! (Requirements: experience with Photoshop, ability to hop around town if needed, and gumption)

Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Theater Arts
  • Dance
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr/month-1 hr/week
  • Ability to pass a background check
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