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Art AIDS Art

Greetings from South Africa
These are two of the 500 South African artists with whom we work. They are lifting themselves out of poverty through their remarkable beadwork. Art Aids Art is building a community center in Khayelitsha to provide them with additional support.

Are you a pro at Instagram? Use your interest in social media to support projects for African women.

Art Aids art is a unique organization combining nonprofit service with small business entrepreneurship. For more information, visit

Art Aids Art seeks an Instagram Volunteer to assist with two important projects: creating awareness regarding our programs, and marketing handcrafts and vintage items to raise funds for our programs. Responsibilities include familiarizing yourself with Instagram best practices for business, posting, determining effective hashtags, and searching for other Instagrammers with similar interests. We provide all of the content from Art Aids Art (photos, etc), most of which will be 1) unique products handmade by African mothers, and 2) donated vintage clothing which we sell online as a charity fundraiser. Your work will help create a broader audience for their work and draw people to our e-commerce website. This part-time online position is a great opportunity for anyone interested in marketing, social justice, social entrepreneurship, women, children, Africa, HIV/AIDS, literacy, education, the arts, fair trade microbusiness development and/or non-profit management. The social media best practices and practical experience you learn will be excellent for future job references. We seek an organized, responsible, and energetic self-starter who can manage time and, above all, communicate consistently with our team about progress. All work will be done online, so jobs can be done according to your availability.

Also available: Pinterest volunteer. Tumblr volunteer.

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About Art AIDS Art


2255 N. Lake Ave, rear unit, Contact us to schedule an appointment., Altadena, CA 91001, US

Mission Statement

Art Aids Art, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, promotes education and sustainable economic development through the arts.


Founded in 2003 by educators and human service professionals, Art Aids Art serves South African women and children through programs in impoverished townships surrounding Cape Town. With our U.S. office based in Altadena, California, Art Aids Art's American activities focus on educating the public about South African culture and the HIV/AIDS crisis through presentations at schools, community centers and private home gatherings. Each year, the organization leads an intergenerational group of volunteers to Cape Town, home of our South African headquarters, to provide services through our own programs and in collaboration with participating South African organizations. In addition, Art Aids Art stimulates economic opportunity for South African artist collectives, purchasing artwork at Fair Trade prices and exhibiting it in the United States. Income from American art sales is reinvested into our projects in Cape Town. In this regard, working with Art Aids Art provides a unique experience of working with a nonprofit that also works like a small business. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Because of our small size and wide range of activities, we offer a wide variety of activities for volunteers, including: -staffing our public events, including interacting with the public, setting up displays, and providing information about our programs. -assisting us with a variety of art documentation, including: digital photo editing and graphic design, review and data entry of storytelling interviews, organization of photographs and art materials, assisting with intake and inventorying of handcrafts from Africa, etc.

Arts & Culture


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Merchandising
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO




  • 2-3 hours per week

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