Denver, CO 80204
The Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC) has a 50+ year history of serving Denver’s photographic community through education, exhibitions, and outreach - and volunteers play a significant role in reaching CPAC’s goals. Please review our current opportunities below and submit an application at: https://cpacphoto.org/volunteering/. Administration: Office work including filing, data entry, assistance with large mailing drives, and other general office needs. Exhibitions Assistance: Help with deinstalling exhibitions, hang wall labels, repair walls, prepare shipments of artwork. Hours and days vary and are based off of our exhibition schedule. Social Media/Marketing: We are always looking for people with strong communication skills to promote CPAC’s exhibitions, classes, and events through our three different social media platforms. We also need assistance with distributing exhibition cards and other marketing materials to various galleries, venues, etc. Opening Receptions & Special Events: Volunteers help with greeting guests, collecting zip codes for grant funding, managing the bar and refreshments, and cleaning up. These events are usually in the evening and they provide an opportunity to meet a variety of professionals in the photography community. Translator: When promoting CPAC’s exhibitions, classes, and events, we would like to make more information accessible to a wider audience. We are currently seeking to provide Spanish translations for our online exhibition statements and printed wall labels. Event Photographer: We need a few photographers for receptions and special events we host throughout the year. These photographs are used on social media and marketing materials, and the photographer will be given photo credit. Please provide website. Benefits of Volunteering at CPAC: For every 15 hours accrued, a volunteer may chose to either: receive a 1-year CPAC membership receive 50% off of one class or workshop free use of the darkroom or digital lab up to 8 hours (must pay chemical or material fees) Engage with other photographers and artists in the community Contribute to an organization with a rich history in Denver’s photographic community Gain more knowledge of operations within the fields of art and nonprofit Become familiar with Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District Make new friends and have fun! Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CPAC. We greatly appreciate your time and support of our organization. Qualifications: As a general rule, CPAC sets 18 years old as the minimum age for volunteering. Previous experience working in galleries and events management is a plus, but at a minimum volunteers should have Broad knowledge of photography Familiarity with social networking programs Basic computer literacy - Word, Excel, WordPress, Mailchimp, FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter Good communications skills Presentable appearance A desire to contribute to CPAC and the visibility of contemporary photography in the Denver region.
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2022