Internship and Volunteer Opportunities 2017-08-10T11:01:16+00:00

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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Allied Arts of Whatcom County is addressing the needs of our community and is offering more opportunities through education, tourism, community and economic development. There are internship and volunteer opportunities available in each of the following projects. Specific tasks will be based on the applicant’s skills, interests and time available.

Gain Experience In

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Social Networking (Facebook, etc.)
  • Website Uploading
  • Membership
  • Grant Writing
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Education
  • Programs & Events

Here some Volunteer Opportunities at Allied Arts

Art Supply Thrift Store an opportunity to buy unwanted and gently used art supplies and/or artist’s seconds with the proceeds to benefit local arts programming. Volunteers would assist with inventory, storage, promotion, and social media.
In partnership with the City of Bellingham and the Downtown Bellingham Partnership temporary exhibits and performances will be held in vacant storefronts throughout Downtown Bellingham. Volunteer would assist with coordination and promotion of exhibits and performances for the First Friday Art Walks.
We did a major redesign and launch of our site in January 2014. Interns will continue add content within the new structure that benefits our audience. How do we get information to our participants in the best way possible? Interns will assist in adding content that enhances user experience within the existing WordPress theme and site format.
Research board development programs and develop a check list and series of educational presentations for board education.
Develop a list of needs for skills and affiliations to recruit up to four new potential board members, assist in developing search and recruiting plan.
Major Gifts Plans and develop a proposal for a plan for long-term, estate and major monetary and in-kind gifts for Allied Arts.
The Standards for Excellence developed a checklist of Guiding Principles that help to make a strong, well managed and responsibly governed organization. Work with Allied Arts staff and Board to determine where our efforts should be focused to further out goals towards financial and organizational stability.
based on other similar emergency plans and information already compiled for staff/volunteer handbooks.
We have an out of date store room inventory list. Sort through Arts education and other supplies in store room and update inventory sheet.

Volunteer for an Allied Arts event (RARE, Holiday Festival, Bellwether Arts Market, etc.)

Please visit that event’s page and click on the Volunteer Sign Up button.

Here are some handy forms and information to help you become a volunteer

Volunteer Sign Up

Volunteer Handbook

Downtown Parking Guide