Arts Connection

Volunteer Opportunities in the Arts

Share your time, share your skills, share your passion. Arts Connection is the new way for business professionals to find meaningful engagement in the arts.

Opportunities range from volunteer activations to skills sharing tasks. Here is a listing of current volunteer opportunities for dozens of arts groups. Sign up HERE to be an ABC Arts Insider and receive our monthly Arts Action engagement email.

NEW SKILLS BASED OPPORTUNITIES: you can list skills based opportunities. These Express Volunteer opportunities need to be focused on one doable goal. For example an account to help you do a budget, a social media expert to help you build a facebook event page, a marketing professional to help you design a marketing plan for one performance or event.


ALL AROUND HELP IN A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST’S STUDIO - ARTWORKS/ARTSPACE

Artworks/Artspace

101 SW 1 st Street. Dania Beach Fl 33004 view map

Description: Working to assist with a variety of tasks relating to an artist’s studio. Organizing artwork. Assisting with photographing artworks. Helping with display. Rearranging Assisting with art shows if necessary. Divesting materials of necessary

Benefits: Experience working with a professional artist. Becoming acquainted with the various aspects of what is involved with running an art studio. Networking with business contacts

Ongoing - Varied hours

Contact:

Claire Jeanine Satin
clairesatin@Gmail.com

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COME USHER AND VOLUNTEER WITH MIAMI LIGHT PROJECT! - MIAMI LIGHT PROJECT

The Light Box at the Goldman Warehouse

404 NW 26th Street Miami, FL 33127 view map

Description: Help us with box office and front of house procedures during performances.

Benefits: Help us out before the show then stay and watch the show, on us!

Ongoing - Varies

Contact:

Monique Alfonso, Box Office Manager
monique @miamilightproject.com

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ARTS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN DORAL - ART INDUSTRY MOVEMENT

ConcreteSpace Gallery

3400 NW 78th Ave. Doral, FL 33122 view map

Description: Our mission is to spread an appreciation for contemporary art throughout areas of industry. We are sparking a movement that associates spaces of industry to those with artistic purpose, making a direct connection between technology, manufacturing, and urbanization, to art in the 21st century. VOLUNTEER ROLES • Photographer/Videographer • Social Media & Marketing Coordinator • Gallery Assistant • Copywriter • Graphic Designer • Events Coordinator • Community Ambassador

Benefits: • Flexible schedule • Opportunity to meet artists • Receive volunteer hours

Ongoing -

Contact:

Maria Biancardi
artindustrymovement@gmail.com

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GOOGLE ADS GURU - ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MIAMI

Arts and Business Council of Miami

1637 Calle Ocho, Suite 212 view map

Description: Is Google Ads your thing? The Arts & Business Council is looking to amp up our presence on Google Search and we need your help! We're looking for support in strategy and set up of ads to promote upcoming events as well as ongoing programs. The perfect candidate has experience with Google Ads and understands how to acquire Google Ads Grant funds for promotion.

Benefits: Become part of the ABC Volunteer Team and get connected to Miami's arts community. Receive invitations to ABC events and networkers, and receive credit for your work with us in referrals and recommendations.

Ongoing -

Contact:

Jean
jean@artsbizmiami.org

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VIDEO PRODUCTION / EDITING - ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL MIAMI

Arts and Business Council of Miami

1637 Calle Ocho, Ste. 212, Miami FL view map

Description: The Arts & Business Council needs help editing and polishing video vignettes for social media sharing. We've collected the videos and now we need your expertise in making them shine! These videos will be used on our social media as well as our website.

Benefits: We'll credit the video production/editing to you and share your information with our audience. This is a great way to build exposure and show off your awesome skills.

Sep 4th

Contact:

Laura Bruney
laura@artsbizmiami.org

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VOLUNTEER - BALLET FLAMENCO LA ROSA, INC.

Ballet Flamenco La Rosa Studios

74 NE 150 St view map

Description: We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about the arts to help us establish our new studios and programming. Support needed for our Dance, Music and Theatre classes and season of professional performances including marketing, administrative assistance, bookkeeping, telemarketing, photography/film editing and archives, organizing the facility and office and backstage assistance.

Benefits: We will provide complementary tickets to our events, discounts in classes and experience in many areas of the non-profit world.

Sep 1st - Dec 31st - TBD

Contact:

Ilisa Rosal
rosalpanmiami@aol.com

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EXHIBITION ASSISTANT - THE ARTFUL EXPERIENCE

Artist at the Falls

12974 sw 89th Ave, Miami view map

Description: The volunteer will learn how to set up and install artwork at a large scale event during Art Basel. They will be an assistant in running exhibit.

Benefits: The volunteer will learn how to run an art business, set up art exhibit and marketing skills. They will receive a shirt for promoting.

Ongoing -

Contact:

Leah Guzman
hello@leahguzman.com

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EVENTS PROMOTION - WE ARE LOOKING FOR 2 VOLUNTEERS (BILINGUAL:SPANISH-ENGLISH) - INSTITUTO DE CULTURA PERUANA, INC.

14840 Naranja Lakes Blvd 2H. Homestead, FL 33032

14840 Naranja Lakes Blvd 2H. Homestead, FL 33032 view map

Description: We host events related to literature, folklore, gastronomy, art and more to promote the Peruvian culture. The volunteers will assist us in promoting our events. We are looking for 2 volunteers (bilingual:Spanish-English).

Benefits: Volunteers will be given backstage access and reserved seating to for all performances.

Sep 1st - Dec 31st

Contact:

Ricardo Calderon
ricardo_calderon@juno.com

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UP! MUSIC VOLUNTEER - UP! MUSIC AND ACHIEVE MIAMI

Various Elementary School Sites

See details in description below. view map

Description: Our program relies on dedicated volunteers to come in and engage our elementary students in piano, voice, percussion, recorders, wind instruments, and more! No experience in music required. Volunteers with UP! Music attend their designated site once or twice a week: Earlington Heights Elementary- 4750 NW 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33142 Frederick Douglass Elementary- 314 NW 12TH STREET, MIAMI, FL 33136 Jesse J. McCrary Elementary- 514 NW 77th St, Miami, FL 33150

Benefits: Volunteers will further their leadership skills and work with other peers from across Miami. Volunteers will work alongside a leadership team and get a behind-the-scenes look at running a school-based program. Volunteers will also learn introductory music theory and composition.

Ongoing - 3pm-5:30pm

Contact:

Trevor Ditzler
Trevorditzler@achievemiami.org

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PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL - MIAMI YOUNG ADULT CHRISTIAN THEATRE

Myact Dance Studio

20468 South Dixie Highway, Cutler Bay Fl 33189 view map

Description: Miami Young Adult Christian Theater is seeking a Public Relations Professional to assist with event promotion. Volunteers will only be asked to donate 30 minutes of their time per week to assist with updating the MYACT website, reaching out to existing and new clients as well as business partners, and promotion of our summer concert at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

Benefits: Volunteers will be given free access to all classes as well as backstage access and reserved seating to for all performances.

Ongoing - 30 minutes per week

Contact:

Dwight Thompson
Myactdance@gmail.com

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BEETHOVEN ON THE BEACH FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS- MARCH 9, 10 & 11 - ORCHESTRA MIAMI

March 9 @ Pinecrest Gardens (11000 SW 57 Ave); March 10 at North Beach Bandshell (7275 Collins Ave) and March 11 at Gateway Park (151 SIB Boulevard)

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Description: Orchestra Miami is seeking friendly people to pass out programs, pass out and collect surveys and accept donations at the gate at our annual Beethoven on the Beach free outdoor concerts. There are three concerts: Friday, March 9th, 8 PM @ Pinecrest Gardens (11000 SW 57 Ave); Saturday, March 10th, 8 PM at North Beach Bandshell (7275 Collins Ave) and Sunday, March 11th, 6 PM at Gateway Park (151 SIB Boulevard). Free parking at all venues. Note that these are outdoor concerts, so if you love classical music and enjoy being outdoors, this is perfect for you!

Benefits: You get to hear a wonderful concert, and will earn our eternal gratitude!

Ongoing - 7:00-9:00 PM on March 9/10; 5:00- 7:00 on March 11

Contact:

Elaine Rinaldi
erinaldi@orchestramiami.org

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MARKETING AND PR ASSISTANT - ORCHESTRA MIAMI

Pinecrest Gardens and many others

11000 SW 57 Avenue- but this is a work from home position view map

Description: Orchestra Miami is seeking a curious-minded, energetic individual to help us with our marketing and PR efforts. Orchestra Miami maintains an active Facebook page, but our Twitter and Instagram languish from neglect. Forget about Yelp, Snapchat or anything else! We would welcome someone with some tech savvy and knowledge of the 21rst century to help us let Miami know about our incredible, unique offerings.

Benefits: The opportunity to help one of Miami's hidden jewels with a loyal audience base, the opportunity to expand your portfolio and put your mark on a great PR campaign and the opportunity to truly help!! Do we sound desperate? That's probably because we are.... :-)

Jan 2nd - Jun 01st

Contact:

Elaine Rinaldi
erinaldi@orchestramiami.org

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PERFORMANCE SCOUT/MARKETING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - MOSAIC DANCE PROJECT

Mosaic Dance Project

12360 SW 127th Avenue Miami Florida 33186 view map

Description: Seeking motivated individuals passionate about the arts and bringing dance to underserved areas of Miami. Need assistance searching for Florida dance festivals, private events, schools, community centers, and venues for master classes, workshops, and performances. We need 30 minutes of your time per week (very flexible on this) to brief and set goals, the rest is up to you!

Benefits: Backstage access to all stage performances, free tickets to all ticketed events, experience in various areas of the nonprofit sphere, and entry level position into a burgeoning arts organization set to expand greatly in the coming years.

Ongoing -

Contact:

Steven Isicoff
mosaicdanceproject@gmail.com

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COME JOIN A CLASSICAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE AT NEW WORLD SYMPHONY - NEW WORLD SYMPHONY; ORCHESTRAL ACADEMY

New World Symphony

500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 view map

Description: Are you energetic? Do you love being part of a team? Do you love classical music? Come be a part of magical experiences that include world-renowned artists, dazzling concerts and the sweeping shapes of Frank Gehry, all in the heart of Miami Beach. Support the arts by sharing your time and energy as volunteers, guides and in many other areas. Make new friends, learn about classical music and gain the satisfaction of helping where you are needed. Come be a part of the New World Symphony Volunteer Corps for the 2017-18 Season! Positions available include: 1. Tour Docent – guiding small tours through the New World Center 2. Usher – assisting guests to their seats and handing out programs 3. Ticket Taker – scanning tickets at the doors before a performance 4. Lobby Ambassador – greeting guests and handing out programs before a performance and during intermission.

Benefits: As a benefit to all volunteers, we invite our volunteers to take a vacant seat in the performance hall to enjoy the performance or event. There is a 10-hour minimum amount of hours required to volunteer in a season.

Ongoing -

Contact:

Richard Brown
richard.brown@nws.edu

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MIAMI SHORTS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR MONTHLY SCREENINGS - MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Cinepolis Theater Cocowalk

3015 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove, FL 33133 view map

Description: Miami short Film Festival is a film festival based in Miami, Florida that features short films of 20-minutes or less each. A growing movement to exhibit and expand the art form of short film making providing a venue to build community around the arts. We are seeking motivated young professionals (preferrably ages 24+) to volunteer at our monthly film screenings. These individuals will be ushering and greeting guests, managing the ticket booth and assisting the film makers. The screenings take place on the last Wednesday of every month between 7 and 10 PM.

Benefits: Volunteering for the Miami short Film Festival is a great opportunity for you to help support our mission of bringing the best representation of the short films genre to Miami and at the same time be part of an exiting organization that promote the cultural scene and is working to enriching our community."

Ongoing - Last Wednesday of Every Month 7:00-10:00 PM

Contact:

William Vela
william@miamishortfilmfestival.com

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VIERNES CULTURALES SEEKING PR & MARKETING COORDINATOR - VIERNES CULTURALES

Viernes Culturales Art Festival

1637 SW 8th St, Miami Fl 33135 view map

Description: Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays), Inc. is a nonprofit organization which coordinates the popular Viernes Culturales art, music and culture festival. Our events are held on the last Friday of every month in the heart of Little Havana, on Calle Ocho between 13th and 17th Avenues, from 7-11 pm. We are seeking a Public Relations professional to update our calendar of events and art gallery invitations.

Benefits: A chance to get up close and personal with Little Havana's art scene including artists and special events. Tickets to art walks and Viernes special events.

Ongoing - Flexible between 10 - 4 pm

Contact:

Pati Vargas
culturalfridays@gmail.com

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VIERNES CULTURALES SEEKING ACCOUNTANT - VIERNES CULTURALES ART FESTIVAL

Viernes Culturales Art Festival

1637 SW 8 th St view map

Description: Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays), Inc. is a nonprofit organization which coordinates the popular Viernes Culturales art, music and culture festival. Our events are held on the last Friday of every month in the heart of Little Havana, on Calle Ocho between 13th and 17th Avenues, from 7-11 pm. We are in need of an accounting professional to volunteer their services. Duties would include basic upkeep of our quick books program as well as the creation of loss reports and statistical charts.

Benefits: A chance to get up close and personal with Little Havana's art scene including artists and special events. Tickets to art walks and Viernes special events. \

Ongoing - Flexible between 10 am - 4 pm

Contact:

Pati Vargas
culturalfridays@gmail.com

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MIAMI ARTS MARKETING PROJECT - ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MIAMI

Adrienne Arsht Center

1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami FL 33132 view map

Description: The Arts & Business Council needs you! We need volunteers to assist with set up, registration, lunch service, and tear down for the Miami Arts Marketing Project 2019 StoryCentric Conference, January 29, 2019 from 7am to 3pm (or any hours in between). If you're interested in getting to know some of Miami's smartest marketing professionals while meeting the arts leaders that make our city so vibrant and culturally diverse, then this opportunity is perfect for you!

Benefits: A great day of fun with the Arts & Business Council team! Complimentary parking Free admission for the conference - learn the latest trends in digital marketing for the arts Networking with members of Miami's Arts Community

Jan 29th - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Contact:

Jean Blackwell Font
jean@artsbizmiami.org

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