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Volunteers… We Need You!

GCCA welcomes volunteers to help out in a number of positions including helping out at the Reception Desk, Office Assistance, Maintenance and at Special Events. Meet new people and put your past experience to work at the same time!  Please call Andrea Porrazzo-Nangle, Volunteer Coordinator, at GCCA at 518-943-3400 on Mondays from 11 am to 2 pm. Andrea will help you select the area you wish to volunteer!

Visual Arts:

GCCA is looking for volunteers to work with GCCA’s new visual arts director in a variety of areas. If you’re interested in volunteering for these positions, please contact Niva Dorell at niva@greenearts.org or by phone at (518) 943-3400. Thank you!!

MOUNTING EXHIBITS AND ARTWORK

Number of volunteers needed – 1 to 2

Responsibilities – Work with the visual arts director to take down art from previous exhibit, and mount art for the following new exhibit.

Requirements – Familiarity with hanging artwork, reliable and physically active.

Frequency/Hours – A few hours approximately every six weeks on a weekday.

OPENING RECEPTIONS

Openings are a lot of fun and a great way to meet other artist and GCCA patrons.

Number of volunteers needed – 2

Responsibilities – Greet artists and guests on the first floor, hand out nametags and process any sales; assist upstairs with setting up food and beverage for receptions, greeting guests and cleaning up after the opening.

Requirements – Outgoing personality, punctual, able to remain calm and focused in a bustling environment, physically active.

Frequency/Hours – Every six weeks on a Saturday from 3-8/8:30pm (most openings are from 5-7pm)

AMTRAK CASES

Our two longtime volunteers, Richard Alcott and Carol Swierzowski, are no longer able to mount artwork in GCCA’s Amtrak cases in Hudson, NY, and we’re looking for two reliable volunteers to replace them.

Number of volunteers needed – 2

Responsibilities – Pick up artwork from the GCCA gallery on Main Street, drive to the Amtrak station in Hudson, unlock and open the art cases, remove art, and display new art.

Requirements – Working car, able to step up several feet and handle heavy case cover, familiarity with hanging artwork.

Frequency/Hours – Approximately two hours every six weeks on a weekday or weekend (flexible).

SOCIAL MEDIA

GCCA is now on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr in order to increase our social media presence. We need help keeping these accounts going with interesting, inspiring and informative content.

Number of volunteers needed – 1

Responsibilities – Light research and typing.

Requirements – Familiarity with the Internet.

Frequency/Hours – Flexible, but ideally two hours/week on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.

WANT TO BE ON A GRANT PANEL?

Be a part of bringing quality Art programs to our region by representing your community as a Grant Panelist! Review, discuss and score Community Arts Grant Applications for funding.

To learn more about our Re-Grant process, see our Grants page.

Panelist opportunities are open to Greene, Columbia or Schoharie County residents.  To be considered, please submit a current Resume and Bio to Margaret Uhalde, GCCA Community Arts Grants Coordinator at margaret@greenearts.org

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