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Volunteer at Intersection

Intersection for the Arts involves hundreds of volunteers in dynamic and engaging opportunities in all program areas. Volunteers often assist with box office, support administrative needs for staff, assist with special events and more. Prospective volunteers should be passionate about art, enjoy interacting with the public and ready to learn.

There are many opportunities for you to contribute to Intersection and its programs by becoming a volunteer. Intersection’s diverse multi-disciplinary programming provides invaluable exposure volunteers. Please look through the following Job Descriptions carefully and make note of the positions that interest you. We can not guarantee that all positions will be available, but will work to best align your interests with the needs of Intersection. To volunteer or if you have any questions, contact 

Membership and Grants Manager

 Development

 (415) 626-2787 x109 and development@theintersection.org.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Front of House/Usher
Front of house volunteers greet audiences & members, assist with seating, handle the box office & reservations, and track audiences. Front of house volunteers also set up the lobby for each event. The hours depend on the production/event, but are usually evenings and weekends.

Administrative/Office Work
Administrative and office volunteers and interns help with data entry and database maintenance; sorting, stamping, and labeling mailings; filing and archiving; and reception. The Intersection office is open from 10am to 5pm every weekday. Volunteer hours are flexible within this schedule. Some projects can be done at home.

Technical Assistant
Intersection is a multi-disciplinary art space, rather than a traditional theater. We do not have set building, costume, props or scene painting departments. We have a resident theater company, Campo Santo, and a resident dance company, Erika Shuch Performance Project. All of these people use our space, lighting grid, instruments, control boards, and booth. The Technical Intern assists the Technical Director and resident company with lighting design, hang and focus; load-in and strike; and technical aspects of sound projects. The hours are flexible and depend on the production, but are usually evening and weekends.

Special Event Volunteer
Intersection is an extremely active space, we host an array of special events including art and theatre openings, special preview evenings, and of course our Annual Benefit Event.  Event volunteer opportunities are open year-round, volunteers will be contacted when events are scheduled.

 

Click here to download a PDF Volunteer Application

If you have questions about volunteering, please send a resume and cover letter to Intersection’s Development Staff, Development Staff, (415) 626-2787 x109.

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Intersection for the Arts is a leading-edge arts and community development organization that connects people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change.