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Nonprofit volunteer (The Packing House performance venue)

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ORGANIZATION: EASTERN CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR HISTORY ART AND PERFORMANCE INC

  • 12 people are interested
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The Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance (EC-CHAP) nonprofit cultural organization is looking for helpful individuals that would like to assist at The Packing House acoustic venue, the Dye & Bleach House Community Gallery, and the Gardiner Hall Jr. History Museum. All located at 156 River Road in Willington CT.

Programming hosted by EC-CHAP is entirely run by volunteers. The Packing House venue generally hosts acoustic music in an intimate, historic, "BYOB&F" venue. Acts can include poetry readings, local talent showcases, jazz concerts, acoustic acts or acapella, and a variety of other music and events from regional performers to internationally touring musicians. More information here: https://thepackinghouse.us/upcoming

At The Packing house venue, assistance is needed with light duties such as checking advance tickets or conducting transactions for tickets purchased at the door, assisting with helping people park or cross the road if handicap assistance is needed, and handling the concession stand for food and beverages purchased at the event.

Volunteer activities at the Dye & Bleach House Community Gallery and at the Gardiner Hall Jr. History Museum generally involve serving as a docent for a showing or exhibition but can also include research or other various tasks around the mill building that EC-CHAP is located in. If you are interested in joining the volunteer team or learning more, please contact Ryan, volunteer coordinator, at ryan@ec-chap.org

Once you've contacted our volunteer coordinator and indicated you are still interested - Google sign-up forms are sent to volunteers with event dates. Volunteers are free to sign up for any event they wish to attend and assist with. Events are generally a couple hours long. For example, a typical musical performance may be on Friday or Saturday with doors opening at 7:00pm, event starting at 7:30pm and going until 10:00pm. Volunteers arrive about a half hour early.

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About EASTERN CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR HISTORY ART AND PERFORMANCE INC

Location:

156 RIVER ROAD, WILLINGTON, CT 06279, US

Mission Statement

To engage the senses, ignite the creative spirit, and preserve local history.

Description

The Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance is a member-based 501.c.3 nonprofit organization located at The Mill Works in Willington, CT. EC-CHAP operates the Gardiner Hall Jr. History Museum, the Dye & Bleach House Community Gallery, an Artist In Residence (AIR) Program, and offers a variety of programming in The Packing House, an historic venue for performance and events.

The Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance, Inc. (EC-CHAP) represents an important cultural resource serving communities and visitors to Eastern Connecticut and beyond. The Center’s purpose is to bring a heightened awareness to the significance of local history and preservation; provide an appreciation for the visual arts through education, creation and display; and offer performance events and opportunities for creative expression in music, film, dance, literature, and theater.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Media & Broadcasting
Arts & Culture, Community, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

156 River RoadWillington, CT 06279

(41.85674,-72.29953)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Depending on the event attended, time requirement is roughly 4 hours in the evening for the event that the volunteer would like to sign up for.
  • Individuals should understand how to handle money or conduct a paid transaction.

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