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.


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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MARKETING ASSISTANT - KALEIDOSCOPE MUSART

Steinway Piano Gallery Miami & University of Miami

4104 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 33146 & 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, 33146 view map

Description: Are you an arts enthusiast? Would you like to help spread the joy of classical music in the community? Would you like to be part of a young, dynamic, and energetic team of artists? Kaleidoscope MusArt invites you to join their musical journey dedicated to promoting the values of classical music, emerging artists and composers in artistic events with an educational scope. Position: Marketing Consultant - 1 event | assisting in developing a marketing strategy for the event; assisting in generating social media campaigns/posts pertaining to the event; assisting in preparing a press release notice for the event.

Benefits: - 2 tickets to any of our upcoming events - recommendation letter upon request - hands-on experience in the arts presenting field - networking with artists, musicians, composers, and professionals from various fields - opportunity to actively participate in enriching the cultural profile of the Miami-Dade County and promote the universal values of classical music

Sep 1st - May 31st - Various

Contact:

Maria Sumareva
info@kaleidoscopemusart.com

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EVENT MANAGING ASSISTANT - KALEIDOSCOPE MUSART

Steinway Piano Gallery Miami & University of Miami

4104 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 33146 & 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, 33146 view map

Description: Are you an arts enthusiast? Would you like to help spread the joy of classical music in the community? Would you like to be part of a young, dynamic, and energetic team of artists? Kaleidoscope MusArt invites you to join their musical journey dedicated to promoting the values of classical music, emerging artists and composers in artistic events with an educational scope. Positions: Ticketing/Ushering - min. 2 events | handling will-call and ticket sales at the event; handing out programs, welcoming guests, answering simple questions regarding newsletter sign-up and upcoming events, directing interested parties to the website or respective representative for more information.

Benefits: - 2 tickets to any of our upcoming events - recommendation letter upon request - hands-on experience in the arts presenting field - networking with artists, musicians, composers, and professionals from various fields - opportunity to actively participate in enriching the cultural profile of the Miami-Dade County and promote the universal values of classical music

Sep 1st - May 31st - Various

Contact:

Maria Sumareva
info@kaleidoscopemusart.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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CODERS NEEDED FOR WEBSITE REVAMPING - ARTS AND BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MIAMI

Online

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Description: The Arts & Business Council of Miami oversees five signature programs that we have established to strengthen Miami's Creative Ecosystem. One of these programs is called Arts Board Match. This website matches potential board members with organizations who are searching for fresh talent to fill spaces in their board of directors. We are seeking a professional who can assist us with the efficiency of our site to make it a more effective tool for our consumers. For more information on the site's platform and specific details on our needs please feel free to contact us.

Benefits: Share your skills and make a difference in the arts community. Be an Arts Insider. Networking and visibility opportunities.

Ongoing - Flexible

Contact:

Elisa Trujillo
elisa@artsbizmiami.org

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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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