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.
EVENT PLANNER - CREATIVEMORNINGS/MIAMI
Coolest places in Miami
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Description: Over the past seven years, we’ve collectively produced almost 3,000 events – and we’ve never charged our attendees for a single one (unless you count hugs or high fives as a currency!). This magic wouldn’t exist without the dedication of our incredible CreativeMornings organizers. Around the world, these organizers volunteer their time and energy to provide a free inspiring talk for their local creative community…and they even bring you breakfast! All of this effort adds up to be quarter of a million cups of coffee per year, 79,800 hours of work, and immeasurable amounts of inspiration.
Benefits: If you believe that great communities make great things happen, this is your chance to impact hundreds of creative leaders around the globe. Meet Miami's greatest artists, scientists, CEOs and designers. Get first dibs on the best creative companies, professionals, and jobs.
VOLUNTEER TO END HIV/AIDS BY 2025 THROUGH INTERIOR DESIGN - HOUSING WORKS
The Moore Building
191 NE 40th St Miami, FL, 33137 view map
Description: Join Housing Works for the 3rd annual Design on a Dime Miami taking place February 3-4, 2019 at the Moore Building in Miami’s Design District. One-of-a-kind room vignettes will be curated by 25+ top interior designers from donated merchandise that will all be for sale at 50-80% off retail! Proceeds from this event will help fund Housing Works' AIDS-FREE USA 2025 campaign, a collaborative, community-based initiative working to end the AIDS epidemic in the US by 2025. Help out in set-up, on the sales floor, and/or with clean-up and break down. We have shifts in the morning, afternoon and evening that can accommodate any schedule. Sign up for specific shifts here: bit.ly/MIADOAD19
Benefits: All participating volunteers will receive a Design on a Dime t-shirt and a 25% off discount coupon. One time use only. Valid during public sale of Design on a Dime (2/3)
ALL AROUND HELP IN A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST’S STUDIO - 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
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!
ARTS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN DORAL - ART INDUSTRY MOVEMENT
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
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.
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.
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.
UP! MUSIC VOLUNTEER - UP! MUSIC AND ACHIEVE MIAMI
Various Elementary School Sites
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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.
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.
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!
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.... :-)
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.
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.
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."
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.
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. \
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
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