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Adult Programs Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Dallas Museum of Art

  • 9 people are interested
Community Engagement

The Adult Programs Team is seeking volunteers to help facilitate activities and engage with visitors for programs such as Pop of Art, Late Night, Lectures, and Make & Take. Volunteers will serve in front- facing roles helping our visitors make art and connect with our collection.

Please apply here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1208664108

Adult Programs volunteers are representatives for various programs. Volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Adult Programs including Pop of Art (monthly, 2nd Friday of the month), Make &

    Take (monthly, one Friday of the month), Talks (various dates through the year), and Late Night

    (quarterly, 3rd Friday of the month) - confirmed event dates are available on the DMA website

  • Providing instructional support in the art studio

  • Setting up, maintaining, and cleaning up the art studio

  • Handing out printed materials such as self-guides and scavenger hunts

  • Greeting guests and handing out and scanning tickets for check-in

  • Answering questions about the event while volunteering

  • Actively participating in volunteer training sessions.

  • Serving as an ambassador for the Museum, acting as a greeter to visitors and assisting with

    wayfinding.

  • Providing DMA staff with adequate notice (at least 24 hours) in the event of availability

    changes.

    Adult Programs volunteers should be available to volunteer for 2-3 programs per month, depending on availability. Program dates and times may vary, but the bulk of activities will take place on Friday evenings or other times as noted. All new Adult Programs volunteers will be required to complete a new volunteer orientation.

    Adult Programs volunteers will receive complimentary parking in the DMA garage and admission to exhibitions on the day of scheduled volunteer service days. All volunteers are required to undergo a DMA background check and log their service hours for volunteer records and reports. Volunteers will be required to attend an orientation to the programming suite, tentatively scheduled for February 16 and 22. More details will be provided to selected volunteers as the date approaches.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Volunteers must be 18 or older

  • Ability to support 2-3 programs per month, primarily evenings

  • Ability to commute to the DMA for training and volunteer service

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., bend, stoop, walk, speak, and stand for extended periods

  • Ability to complete an online background check

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

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About Dallas Museum of Art

Location:

1717 N. Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201, US

Mission Statement

The Dallas Museum of Art is a space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive. The DMA will: -Place art and our diverse communities at the center around which all activities radiate. -Pursue excellence in collecting and programming, present works of art across cultures and time, and be a driving force in contemporary art. -Strengthen our position as a prominent, innovative institution, expanding the meaning and possibilities of learning and creativity.

Description

Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation and public engagement. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 24,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Located in the nation’s largest arts district, the Museum acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary events, and dramatic and dance presentations. Since the Museum’s return to free general admission in 2013, the DMA has welcomed more 3.2 million visitors.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1717 N Harwood StDallas, TX 75201

(32.78756,-96.80103)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 programs per month, varying shifts depending on availability
  • All volunteers will be required to complete a background check.

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