Volunteer

Be proud of what you do and the difference you make. Volunteer today!

Volunteers bring life and energy to KAC! They are the heart and soul in everything we do. Now, more than ever, we need your support to help inspire meaningful change and strengthen our community through the visual arts.

Join our incredible crew of volunteers and connect with people who are looking for a fun and rewarding experience. We have a variety of opportunities. You can assist an artist, greet our guests, work with our staff and more! We can find a role that interests you and fits your schedule. Students looking to earn volunteer community service hours are encouraged to sign up. Bring a friend and enjoy the time together!

Here are some of the exciting ways KAC volunteers give their time to our community.

  • Annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff – 400+ volunteers strong, our largest volunteer crew!
  • Exclusive Exhibition Openings – greet guests, engage with the artists
  • Education Programs and Event Support – assist with Art Fundles and take-home kits
  • “Soup’s On-the-Go” Community Fundraiser – host our community and support local artists
  • Docent Program and Guided Tours – engage with school groups and educate guests
  • Marketing and Communications Support – promote events via social media and distribution 
  • Office and Administrative Duties – learn and work with staff onsite and virtually from home
  • Sculpture Garden and Grounds Maintenance – work with friends and keep KAC looking beautiful!

The safety of our volunteers is our priority and our volunteer roles and events are being continually updated to meet state health and local guidelines. We offer in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities.

Click the button below to view the latest volunteer opportunities, or contact Teri at volunteer@krasl.org for additional information.

 


VOLUNTEER DOCENT PROGRAM

Are you interested in learning about art, interacting with the youth of our community and working with a dynamic group of people? Become a volunteer docent at the Krasl Art Center! 

See the details below and email your completed Volunteer Docent Application to education@krasl.org today!

What is a volunteer docent?

A docent is a trained museum guide.  The KAC has a variety of tours that require docents, including gallery tours, outdoor sculpture walking tours, and special event tours.  Docents must be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and comfortable working with diverse groups of children and adults.  The KAC education department provides weekly 1 hour training sessions that cover art history, cultural sensitivity, public speaking, and teaching strategies.  Occasional field trips and artist lectures are also included in the training.

What is the time commitment required?

Training sessions are held on Wednesday afternoons from 12-1 pm.  Tours are typically scheduled between 9 am and 5 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  There are occasional weekend and evening time commitments.

Why would I do this for free?

Most museum docent programs are led by volunteers with a passion for teaching and learning about art.  Docents benefit from a free and intensive education in the arts and the opportunity to share that education with others.  In addition, volunteer docents enjoy KAC membership, invitations to special events, and one free KAC class per session.

I want to participate.  How do I get started?

Download the Volunteer Docent Application and email the completed form to education@krasl.org or drop off a hard copy at the reception desk.  You will receive an email confirmation, and the upcoming training schedule.