Our team includes over 200 volunteers who support the Center in a variety of ways. Volunteering for the arts is a wonderful way to expand your social horizons, learn new skills, share your breadth of experience, and give back to the community.
If you would like to volunteer, please check out the many position descriptions listed below. Choose from regularly scheduled opportunities or our occasional “on call” jobs. Then simply complete and submit the online Volunteer Form and we’ll be in touch with you about opportunities at the Center.
CCA is also currently searching for new community members to join our Board of Directors. If you support bringing art to the communities of the Gorge, enjoy interacting with others by advocating for the arts, or simply love fundraising and non-profits, we’d love to connect with you! APPLY FOR BOARD MEMBERSHIP HERE.
CCA Volunteer Opportunities
Help with filing, envelope stuffing, and light PC computer work. Business hours only.
There is always a need for help with repairs around the building. These jobs are intermittent and are on an on-call basis.
Help keep our database up to date by inputting updated addresses, mail merge files, etc. Knowledge of excel and database manipulation helpful.
Help to distribute flyers, posters, etc. around the area.
Love to help raise money? We would love for you to help us!
Events & Logistics Assistants
If you like to help create a lovely party, you’ll love volunteering for a Center event. You may be asked by the event coordinator to do one or more of the following:
- Prepare appetizers and/or sweets and bring them to the Center before an event.
- Provide fresh flowers for the event.
- Serve beverages (OLCC license required) at the event.
- Keep trays fresh, the service table or area clean, and coffee-tea refilled at the event (Training in food service and handling is helpful).
House Managing & Ushering
Come before the performance to serve as an usher or house manager. Watch the show with your free admission to the performance or receive a stipend, depending on role. Ushers take tickets and hand out programs, while house managers are tasked with overseeing all aspects of the event and act as go-to person for volunteers.
Stage Management & Tech Assistants
Get involved in helping backstage with productions. Assist with set construction, costumes, makeup, props, lighting, stage management, and more. Tech assistants run the sound and lighting booth for events and receive a small stipend.
Art Gallery Retail Sales
Help with retail sales in our Gallery. For this position, volunteers will be expected to learn about the artists involved in each show in order to speak with customers about the art and make sales.
Art Show Assistant
Assist with hanging and taking down our monthly art exhibitions on an as-needed basis.
Art Teacher’s Aide
Our teachers sometimes need help preparing materials and working with children during our children’s art classes. If you have experience with children and are familiar with art materials, your help will be much appreciated.