Volunteers are important to the success of Artspace. By sharing their time and talents, volunteers make it possible for Artspace to efficiently run large programs like the First Friday Gallery Walk and the annual Artspace Collectors Gala. Artspace has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for adults.

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To find out more about volunteering at Artspace or to sign up as a volunteer, please click HERE to complete the Artspace Volunteer Application. Contact Mary Kay Kennedy if you need further assistance – mkkennedy@artspacenc.org.

Current Available Volunteer Positions


Love kids? Love art? We are looking for responsible people to assist our teaching artists in the classrooms during our Summer Arts Program! Children in grades K-10 can attend either half-day or full-day week-long sessions focusing on a variety of techniques and artistic styles, taught by professional artists.

Volunteers assist the teaching artists before, during, and after classtime, and monitor the children during breaks and lunchtime. General duties include gathering art supplies for the class, prepping the classroom, taking roll call, making name tags, assisting students with projects, escorting students to break areas, and keeping the classroom clean.

There are morning or afternoon (or both) week-long sessions available. Download and return the ASAP Volunteer Application AND Background Check Form or contact Angela Zappala to sign up.  Must be 17+.


Bartenders (wine, beer and soda) and food table monitoring during First Friday Gallery Walks. First Friday of every month, 2 available shifts: 5:45-8:15pm or 8:00-10:30pm. Bring a friend to help out! Must be at least 21 years of age to bartend.


We are currently looking for volunteer docents. Docents lead tour groups throughout the building while providing a brief history of the building and organization. Must be available Tuesday-Friday between the hours of 11am and 4pm. Dates and times vary according to your availability and tours scheduled. Must be at least 18 years of age.


Drop off Artspace newsletters close to your home or work. Pre-determined routes. Approximately 1 hour every other month, flexible times. Great for those wanting to volunteer, but short on time!


Assists Artspace with various administrative office tasks such as: mailings, filing, copying, etc.