Volunteers assist by pulling weeds during a fun work day.

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. Please review the volunteer opportunities below and complete the volunteer application if you are interested in volunteering with us.

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation is required in order to participate in ongoing volunteer activities. Orientation is by appointment only. Please fill out our volunteer application and call our Volunteer Manager at (425) 822-7161 x108 or email volunteering@kirklandartscenter.org to set up your orientation appointment.

Fill out a Volunteer Application

Volunteer Positions

Grounds Care and Facilities Volunteers

Looking for a simple way to show you care? Join us to keep KAC looking great. Jobs include weeding, raking, watering, sweeping, mopping, organizing, and general picking up around the building.

Gallery Assistant

Learn the inner workings of an art gallery. Work study position. Long-term applicants only.

KAC Street Team

Become part of our KAC marketing street team and help us 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 classroom assistant’s primary responsibility is to support the teacher and to be attentive to the instructor and students needs. Provide leadership and extra hands and eyes. Some but not all classroom assistant positions involve working with children. Requirements: Basic art skills and willingness to get dirty. This position is great for teens or those interested in teaching.

Event Assistant

Help us run our events smoothly! Major events include Kirkland Artist Studio Tour (Mother’s Day Weekend each year), ARTbeat Benefit Gala (Fall) and Holiday Art Market (December).

Administrative Assistance

From mailings to database entry to marketing help, you can assist us in our general operations! Great opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience or contribute their expertise for a variety of administrative tasks. Open to long-term volunteers only.