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Volunteer Program

Volunteers uplift and empower our organization. We are grateful to work with volunteers ages 16 and up for a variety of positions. 


Volunteers are celebrated in many ways!  Whether it is our Volunteer of the Month, or honored with certificates at our Annual State of the Art event, we are so grateful to work with you. 

Volunteers must submit their application below and attend one of our quarterly training orientations to join the team!  

Questions?  Please reach out to our volunteer coordinator at

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Group of volunteers at Cultivate volunteer orientation​

Volunteer Benefits Include: 

  • Regular get-togethers and connection with our volunteer group and Cultivate team! 

  • Volunteer Recognition program that rewards and honors at our annual Student and Member show

  • Regular recognition online through social media and newsletters! 

  • Learn about the artists that we work with - locally, regionally, nationally and the work that they create

  • Gain professional experience and education in the arts

  • Gain relationships with curators, gallery owners, artists, etc across the country! 

  • Meet gallery visitors from our area and beyond

  • Work with others with similar interests

  • Support your local art community

  • Make new friends

  • Swag bag and gifts! 

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Example of high school art work created 

Teen Volunteer Opportunities -

If interested, our teen students can choose to take on leadership roles.  Teens can choose to be mentors to our youngest artists or to support work with the annual exhibition. The teaching opportunity includes calling them to step up into the responsibility and privilege of being a mentor and teacher.  Teens who choose to support the art exhibition will learn curatorial practices - preparing work, and learning the business of art as they market the show, create the exhibition catalog, and more. Our teaching artists offer guidance and support to teens, mentoring with each experience. This also creates an opportunity for teens to volunteer in the community and is a great skill to list on college applications.  

Volunteer Positions Available: 


Install/Deinstall/Art Handler Team: A team of people who will support in installing and de-installing exhibitions.  This is a longer-term position as it requires training from our Director of Exhibitions. 

Gallery Sitters: support the gallery as you welcome people into our reception area, answer questions on the art and artists

Event Staff:  Support exhibition openings and artist lectures with tech support, hospitality needs, set up, clean up, or answering questions

Education Support: Support our teachers with student help and guidance, Learn our educational philosophy and practices, Support in inventory and classroom maintenance

Arts Administration: Support with our website, administrative needs such as project management organization, 


Marketing: Be a cheerleader for Cultivate and help us get the word out!  Support with flyers, sharing social media, uploading events and work 


Photography: Speaks for itself!  


Advisory Board:  Do you have an interest in higher leadership?  We are looking for a few more advisory board members to support our cause and mission.  

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