At JAM we are always looking for volunteers. Donating your time is an amazing way to help us with our mission. Your time commitment can be as big or little as you would like.
The perks of volunteering with JAM:
– Networking with the art community, galleries and creatives (!!!)
– Behind-the-scenes perspective on running a nonprofit
– Experience in event planning, store management and/or blogging
Volunteer opportunities include:
Fundraising & Event Planning Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help bring in funds and materials for JAM events, such as the annual Sweet Art Show and supply drives.
Blogging & Photographing Volunteer
Artists, writers, and photographers are needed for JAM’s blog! Interview local artists, educators, and galleries; review arts events and trends around Sioux Falls; and write about your own projects, experiences and skills.
4-7 hours/month, plus a monthly planning meeting
As a retail volunteer at JAM, you’ll greet customers, sort and organize merchandise, set up store displays, work the cash register, and keep the store clean. Volunteers who work at least 8 hours a month will receive JAM membership benefits.
Arts & Crafts Class Volunteer
Do you love coming up with art project ideas and teaching crafts to other people? Join JAM and help lead our Weird Art Wednesday classes. Volunteers will teach classes on Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. in addition to planning, setting up and cleaning up.
Back Room Organizing & Sorting Volunteer
Love organizing? JAM needs volunteers to help process donations and organize materials for the store. Individuals and groups are welcome. Bring a friend or a date! Volunteers who work at least 8 hours a month will receive JAM membership benefits.
Office Administration Volunteer
Are spreadsheets and file folders your best friends? Volunteers are needed to help organize JAM’s office, input donation receipts and data, and do other routine administrative work.
Event & Gallery Assistant
Volunteers are needed to set up and maintain JAM’s gallery space, update our event calendar, and help out with events.
Birthday Party Host
Volunteers are needed to host 2-hour crafty birthday parties; including setting up, leading groups in crafting, and cleanup. Time commitment varies.
Sign Making Volunteer
Use your creativity to advertise products at JAM! Volunteers are needed to make merchandise signs in the store.
Product Buying Volunteer
Want to help stock our store with amazing art supplies? JAM needs a product buyer to pick out and order merchandise.
Love working with a team? Join JAM and lead our team of volunteers. The coordinator will help schedule shifts and help run orientation meetings three times per month.
Volunteers are needed at JAM for general cleaning during store hours: sweeping, dusting, and cleaning the bathroom.
4-8 hours/per month
Help run our craft camp at JAM. Schedule events, set up, and clean up.
Camp Teacher Assistant
Assist art teachers during our craft camp at JAM. Set up, clean up, and help lead crafting activities.
If these are too big of a time commitment, we always love the likes, shares, retweets, and comments we receive on social media. Spreading the word about our mission is important to us, so we can serve as many people as possible in our community.
Check out our events on Facebook for our next Volunteer Training Hour and attend!
Fill out our contact form if you would like to volunteer for us. Then visit our VolunteerSpot to check out the times available!