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Cause - Arts & Culture

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” -Chuck Klosterman

 

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Fundraising Enthusiasts

We are looking for people who are outgoing and can help our professional start-up theater to raise some funds to do amazing productions for the Lower Westchester, NY community! While we do not yet have a have a permanent location, we want to contact numerous local businesses asking them to contribute even a minimum amount in exchange for promoting their business with our theater during the shows. We will need your help in making phone calls, scheduling meetings, distributing flyers, sending out e-mails, and following up with the local businesses about our promotions. We will also look for larger corporate sponsors in exchange for putting up performances/shows for our potential donors. You will be asked to contact those corporations as well, asking to set up meetings. Your follow-up skills are essential for this job. If you are passionate about arts and culture, if you like to bring professional theater to the local community, if you want to broaden the horizons of the local youth by giving them opportunities to learn from true theater professionals - this opportunity is for you. THE most important skill for this job is the ability to be assertive and confident about our mission when asking for donations! You must be an excellent communicator and a sales person who is not shy and is willing to ask people for money. Please note that we are a non-profit company, and therefore, all donations will be tax-deductible. In addition, you will also have an opportunity to research various grants and help Stage Love Theater to apply for them-- making sure we adhere to strict deadlines. AS A VOLUNTEER, YOU WILL ALWAYS BE ALLOWED TO SEE OUR SHOWS FOR FREE!!! ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT THEATER? YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH/OBSERVE SOME OF THE BEST DIRECTORS, STAGE MANAGERS, AND ACTORS IN NEW YORK! WE WILL PAY YOUR TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES AND PROVIDE FREE LUNCH FOR IF YOU VOLUNTEER FOR OVER 5 HOURS A DAY. Check us out on www.stagelovetheater.com! If interested, please e-mail milalevine@stagelovetheater.com. #remotevolunteer

White Plains, NY

Through 10/26/18

Social Media Experts

Are you at Social Media Expert? Are you a great writer who has experience blogging and researching? Do you love Theater, Arts and Culture? If you answer “YES” to these questions, then this opportunity is for you! Stage Love Theater is a new, professional theater company in lower Westchester. While we do not yet have a permanent location, we must establish a very solid digital footprint to place our name on the map. We are looking for people who can help us update our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other social media accounts on a weekly basis. We are also looking for someone to start blogging about the theater online monthly. As we are gearing up for our new productions, we need someone who can also write great press releases, contact local press, TV and public officials and invite them to our shows. In other words, we are searching for people with great writing and research skills and with passion for theater who can help us spread the word about STAGE LOVE THEATER! In return, you will get a chance to attend all our future productions for free, and if you like to learn about professional theater—this is a perfect opportunity for you! Perhaps you are an aspiring actor, director or a stage manager, and if so, you will get to work with the best in the business. While blogging about theater, arts, and culture, you will have an opportunity to do an extensive research and learn about theater and arts in general. Check us out at www.stagelovetheater.com If interested, please e-mail milalevine@stagelovetheater.com HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON! #remotevolunteer

White Plains, NY

Through 10/26/18

Clerical Volunteers

Share your talents....The Friends are always looking for good people to help with daily activities and organizing. Mailings, office tasks, graphic design, publicity, special events, fundraising, writing grant applications, education initiatives, photocopying, printing services, contributing articles to our newsletter. We're building "trail teams" in every Village along the trail to work on local trail issues, festivals, Aquefest, overall Aqueduct awareness and support. "Adopt a Stretch" of the trail--volunteer to keep it clean and let us know what's going on.

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Through 6/30/18

Arts Ambassador

Arts Westchester Arts Ambassadors Arts Ambassadors are community volunteers who value the arts and understand the role the arts play in improving education, enriching lives, and building communities. Above and beyond the specific activities they undertake, the volunteers are truly ambassadors for ArtsWestchester, helping the general public better understand what ArtsWestchester does and its impact in the county. As a Field Representative ArtsWestchester provides financial support to cultural organizations—large and small—throughout the county, presents exhibitions and events at its building, and brings artists into schools, community sites and social service agencies. As an Arts Ambassador you may: Visit programs funded by Arts Westchester -- artist residencies, classes, concerts, events,exhibitions, instructional programs, performances, and workshops Document and report experience to Arts Westchester Ambassador Coordinator to be evaluated by program staff. Through these documented visits, Arts Ambassadors supply the staff with information and insights to make a compelling case to funders and potential funders.

White Plains, NY

Through 7/1/19

Volunteers Needed: Musical Instruments

Make a child’s dream a reality. Private and small group music lessons are a luxury that all families cannot easily provide to their children. Join Songcatchers’ volunteer program! Have you ever wanted to help a young person who would like to learn something that you are in a unique position to provide? Are you willing to share with a child the joy that playing an instrument has brought into your own life? Do you have time to spend a few hours a week? Saturday mornings? Weekday afternoons? Are you interested in meeting other teens that are also musical and sharing in the fun that music making with youngsters can bring? Songcatcher After School Music Program offers lessons on Musical Instruments to children who cannot afford private lessons. Instruments offered depend upon availability of instructors. At this time we offer: piano, violin, guitar, cello, recorder, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, drums. We also offer art and drama classes. Training: Volunteer orientations start in September before classes begin. Mentoring from professionals/semi-professionals will be available throughout the year. Periodic workshops in pedagogy (how to teach) will also be offered occasionally. Activity Type: Mentor/teacher/tutor #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 6/30/18

Docents, Gift Shop, Ushers and more!

Volunteers play a key role at Caramoor. Volunteers are welcome! And training is always provided. Most volunteer positions offer complimentary or discounted tickets to select performances throughout the year. Docent, Historic Rosen House. Inform visitors about the history of the historic House, the artwork, furnishings, and architecture. Docent, Education Programs. Lead small groups of school children through the historic House as part of our Schools & Kids programs. Engage and encourage the students to ask questions about the House and the art. Usher, Performances. Take tickets, assist with seating requests, and answer general questions. Given the training involved, we urge Ushers to commit to assisting at five concerts and one graduation per season. Audience Greeter, Performances. Be the face of Caramoor! Greeters are the first point of contact for our audience on performance days, welcoming and directing them toward the performance venues and picnic grounds, answering general questions, and directing them to the parking areas after the performance. Given the level of training involved, we urge Greeters to commit to assisting at two concerts and one graduation per season. Volunteer, Gift Shop. If you are enthusiastic and friendly and enjoy working with people in a retail environment, consider helping in the Rosen House Gift Shop. While sales experience is preferable, training is provided. For more information about these opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator atboxoffice@caramoor.org or 914.232.5035 x244.

Katonah, NY

Through 6/30/18

Volunteer - Various

Over 50 artists volunteer to help run the center’s many activities and it is with their support that we are able to give more back to the community. We depend greatly on our artist volunteers and as we grow, we need to grow our volunteer program. Our volunteer program is designed to provide a serious awareness of the “behind the scenes” work necessary to run a non-profit ceramic studio, complete with a gallery and educational and outreach programs. We hope that you will share your passion with clay and invest your time in your community by choosing to volunteer at the Clay Art Center. From time to time, we look for people to help in the following areas: Shop (and Gallery Docent) Office Development Special Events We are open Monday to Saturday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM If you are interested in volunteering at Clay Art Center please fill out our Volunteer Application (click here to download)

Port Chester, NY

Through 6/30/18

Volunteer Teaching Artist

Be part of our Creative Aging team. We are looking for teaching artists to assist with art, ceramics, clay programs with our residents in our nursing facility, rehab, assisted living and adult day program. We have many creative residents who are eager to pursue these things and we welcome you to join us.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 6/26/20

Assistant Grant Writer

Our Organization is run by volunteers. We sponsor free Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Concerts. The concerts are performed in Yonkers NY. We are looking for a computer literate volunteer who would like to help write grant proposals.

Yonkers, NY

Through 6/30/18

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