Volunteer

Kirkland Arts Center is a volunteer fueled organization. We welcome volunteers of all interests and backgrounds to learn and interact with artists, educators, and other volunteers in a fun, informal, and educational environment.  Volunteer opportunities include Short term and Long term responsibilities, but we have more opportunities.  Please review the volunteer opportunities below and complete the volunteer application if you are interested in volunteering with us.
 
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION is by appointment only.  Volunteer Orientation is REQUIRED in order to participate in ongoing volunteer activities.  Please fill out our VOLUNTEER APPLICATION (click to fill out form) and contact Jenny Lee, Volunteer Manager at jlee@kirklandartscenter.org or by calling (425) 822 7161 ext 106 to set up your appointment..
 
Grounds Care Join us to get the grounds around KAC looking great for this summer. Jobs include weeding, raking, watering, and general pick up around the building.
 
Gallery Assistant Learn the inner workings of an art gallery. Work study position.
 
Facilities Volunteers Looking for a simple way to show you care? Help keep KAC cared for and clean. We need weekly volunteers to come in, 2 - 4 hours per week and care for KAC - sweeping, moping, and organizing of supply cabinet.
 
KAC Street Team Become part of our KAC marketing street team. Once a month, we distribute important materials to the Kirkland community - brochures, posters, postcards. This is a crucial part of KAC's marketing efforts and we need you to be a part of it!
 
Classroom Assistant  The class assistant's primary responsibility is to support the teacher in instruction and to be attentive to the instructor and students needs. Provide leadership, extra hands and eyes — apply your activity skills! Requirements: Basic art skills, working with kids and getting dirty. This position is great for teens or those interested in teaching.
 
Catalog Distribution (Quarterly) We need your help to get the word out about the exciting classes and gallery shows to the community. Grab a stack and distribute to local shops in the greater Seattle area. We'd like you to join us to send out the bulk mailing of our gallery postcards and press packets.
 
Event Assistant Help us run our events smoothly! Major events include Kirkland Artist Studio Tour (Mother's Day Weekend each year), REDUX Benefit Gala (November 1, 2014) and Holiday Art Market (December)
 
Seattle Waterfront Arts Market (Every Fri, Sat and Sun from June 6- September 14th, 2014) Assist our Event Manager in managing booths and learn the inner workings of an Art Market.