Get Involved

Volunteers… Let’s CREATE together!

CREATE welcomes volunteers to help out in a number of ways including events, exhibits, performances, online events, awards celebrations, in the gallery, in the office, building maintenance, or, other experience? Have ideas? Let us know.

Meet new people and put your past experience to work at the same time!  If you’re interested in volunteering for these positions, please contact us at info@createcouncil.org or by phone at (518) 943-3400. Thank you!!


Visual Arts:

MOUNTING EXHIBITS AND ARTWORK

Responsibilities – help 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 (Paused until further notice)

Openings are a lot of fun and a great way to meet other artists and get involved in the CREATE community.

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

Responsibilities – Pick up artwork from the CREATE 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

CREATE is on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube. We need help keeping these accounts going with interesting, inspiring and informative content.

Responsibilities – Light research and typing. Photo/Video at Grantee events.

Requirements – Familiarity with the Internet. Familiarity with social media platforms.

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. Panelist opportunities are open to Greene, Columbia, or Schoharie County residents. 

To learn more, please see our Panelists page.

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