As a 501c3 non-profit arts organization, VALA relies on the generosity of volunteers to be able to do all the great work that we do. Volunteering with VALA is a great opportunity to use your skills to support your local artists and organization that brings art to your community.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
2013 Redmond Town Center Arts Festival Volunteers
VALA Eastside seeks volunteers for the 2013 Redmond Town Center Arts Festival. We invite you to get to know your Eastside arts community and participate in a festive weekend of arts!
As a volunteer, you will act as VALA Art Center Stewards inside and outside of the center. Specified shifts will be needed during the festival events Friday July 12th, Saturday July 13th, and Sunday July 14th.
You don’t have to be an artist to volunteer with VALA. We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about art, enjoy interacting with the public and are committed to raising awareness about art in our community. Teen and adult volunteers welcome.
- Greeting and directing festival guests
- Helping with event preparations
- Set-up/clean-up of booth materials
- Booth-sitting for vendors
- Distributing information about VALA and our programming
- Helping with the community art activity
To join our esteemed group of volunteers, email Brett Mathewson: email@example.com
VALA Art Center Steward
VALA is seeking volunteers to act as Art Center Stewards and help us with the daily operations of the VALA Art Center. As a VALA Art Center Steward, you will have the opportunity to use your skills, connect with artists and the public while helping operate this very special community public art venue in Redmond. VALA is looking for volunteers who are passionate about art, enjoy interacting with the public and feel committed to raising awareness about art in our community.
- Opening and closing the center.
- Greeting guests as they arrive.
- Distributing information about VALA and our programming.
- Familiarizing yourself with the artwork on display and directing visitors to artist contact information.
- Other opportunities may become available.
VALA Program Planner
Do you want to volunteer for a specific event or art installation coming up and be a part of making the action happen at the VALA Art Center? Become a VALA Program Planner and plan and run artist receptions, VALA’s Artist to Artist series, and VALA’s Artist Studios while you meet and get to know other artists, their inspiration, and process. Help honor artists and their artwork now by supporting local artists and connecting the community to art in these very meaningful ways.
If you want to become more connected with the Redmond art scene and are interested in volunteering, please fill out a Volunteer Application and return to:
Brett Mathewson, firstname.lastname@example.org
VALA Eastside, 8201 164th Ave NE. Suite 200, Redmond, WA 98052-7604