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Dallas Museum of Art Community Programs Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Dallas Museum of Art

  • 13 people are interested
Community Engagement

Community Programs Volunteer

Reports to: C3 Gallery Manager

Department: Education

Classification : Volunteer

Time Commitment: 6 hours per month

Positions Available: 6

Dates : starting April 7 or April 8 for training

Location: Both onsite at the DMA and offsite venues

Volunteer Description and Responsibilities:

Informed by community input and guided by the findings of the Dallas Cultural Plan, DMA Community Programs amplify the voices and creativity of our city by increasing equitable access to the arts through collaborations with local organizations, area artists, and Dallas Communities.

The Community Engagement team is seeking to increase its pool of volunteers to support Community Programs both onsite and offsite. These programs include classes, multi-session workshops and larger community events for diverse audiences of all backgrounds and abilities. Programs take place during the week (afterschool) and on the weekends (primarily Saturdays).

Interested volunteers may apply with this link: https://www.volgistics.com/appform/825244445

Volunteers will provide program support for Community programs including:

  • Material and supply prep
  • Promoting the DMA and its programs
  • Helping to lead and facilitate programs
  • Assisting program participants
  • Helping with program setup and tear down
  • Helping to document the program through feedback gathering and photo documentation

Program training and shadowing programs is required before volunteering. Spring training dates have been scheduled for Friday, April 7 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m .

Community Programs volunteers will receive complimentary parking in the DMA garage when they are scheduled to volunteer onsite. All volunteers are required to undergo a DMA background check and track their service hours for volunteer records and reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Volunteers must be 18 or older
  • Enthusiasm for interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Interest in art, art history, or education a plus
  • Ability to provide own transportation to programs
  • Punctuality, dependability, and flexibility
  • Good communication skills and the ability to convey information to people of different experience levels and in different settings (small group, individual, large group)
  • Bilingual Spanish skills preferred

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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
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Dallas, TX 75201

(32.78899,-96.79893)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours per month
  • Orientation on April 7 from 5:30-7:30 or April 8 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

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