We need volunteers now! What can you do? We have many ways that you can contribute.

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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

  • Perform music for a Gallery Artist Reception – Two hour shift
  • Make an hor d’oeuvre or bake a dessert for a Gallery Artist Reception
  • A two hour shift weeding the garden or trying any of the “Repeat Volunteer Opportunities” below
  • Help prepare for our annual Holiday Showcase event
    • Decorate trees & rooms, move tables/chairs, bake cookies, etc
  • Help at Holiday Showcase event – Two hour shift
    • Refill cookies & beverages, monitor the Silent Auction tables, sell raffle tickets, etc.
  • Help prepare for Chestnut’s signature fundraiser, Lift Up the Arts (LUTA) in mid-October
    • Help sort & prepare silent and live auction items, table centerpieces, etc
  • Assist a teacher at a Saturday Family Art Party – 9-11:30 am
  • Assist a teacher at a Summer Arts Camp Week – Three hour shift

Repeat Volunteer Opportunities

  • Help in the office answering phones & light office work, once a week or once a month – 2 hour shift
  • Put up posters in specific part of town from a list – ~45 minutes, once a month
  • Make an hor d’oeuvre or bake a dessert for our Gallery Artist Receptions
  • Help with serving refreshments at our monthly Gallery Artist Receptions
  • Sell/Collect tickets at concerts – One hour shift
  • Bartend at performances or Gallery Artist Receptions – Two hour shifts
  • Assist House Manager with duties on concert/event nights – Two hour shifts
  • Flower Garden Tending – Spring planting, summer weeding & watering, mulching, etc.
  • Light maintenance help – Change vacuum belt, replace light bulbs, etc, as needed
  • Help with planning decorations or food for our Lift Up the Arts fundraiser
  • Attend a Chestnut Committee and consider joining (Marketing, Fundraising, Class Programming, Music/Theater Programming, Building & Grounds)
    • Some committees meet regularly during the day, some in the evening

We Need Teachers!

  • Paid, flexible hours, classes for adults and/or children – choice of days, nights, or weekends!
    • For fine arts courses & workshops
    • For craft classes
    • For music classes and/or lessons
    • For theater, dance, etc.

Contact the Office to indicate interest in Volunteering!