2. SIGN UP TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION.After you submit your application a confirmation link will appear on your screen with a link to register for an orientation. Select an orientation date.
3. ATTEND YAA ORIENTATION.A parent or guardian must attend the first hour of YAA Orientation in order to schedule volunteer availability and discuss the rules, procedures and expectations when volunteering with Young At Art. A one-time $50 Orientation and Training Fee is payable by cash or card at the beginning of the YAA Orientation (this includes your Young At Art Volunteer T-shirt and name tag). The remaining time of the orientation will include a museum tour, exhibit exploration & art training session.
4. WELCOME TO THE YAA FAMILYYou are now an official Member of Young At Art Museum as a YAA Teen Volunteer and participant in our Young At Art Teen Leadership Program.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Teen Center at 954-424-5034. Thank you in advance for offering us your time and talents. We look forward to working with you!
Zack Spechler Museum Curator & Volunteer and Teen Center Coordinator 954-424-5034 (direct) 954-591-9233 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
751 SW 121stAve, Suite 1, Davie, Florida 33325
MUSEUM EXHIBITS: The “home base” of YAA, weekday/end volunteers at the Museum will be responsible to help with a variety of tasks. Art birthday parties, tours, exhibit maintenance, prep work and additional art programming; among other duties, are a few of the most important jobs that weekend volunteers at the Museum have. Learn daily YAA operations! Museum Weekend Volunteer Characteristics: WELCOMING, PROFESSIONAL, HELPFUL & FLEXIBLE
ART INSTITUTE: The core of YAA as an organization, the opportunity to learn and teach art through practicing artists has always been our priority. Work in the YAA Art Institute alongside YAA Art Educators and be an art teacher’s assistant in classrooms during our programs of camps, classes and workshops. Interact with, learn, and teach kids through art!Art Institute Volunteers Characteristics: DEDICATED, CREATIVE, PATIENT & MATURE
SPECIAL EVENTS: YAA hosts a variety of special events for our museum members as well as the public. Special events generally take place Friday evenings or Saturdays and will therefore include similar responsibilities to weekend volunteering at the museum…with extra added art themes, programming & fun! Schedule, prep, and attend artful Special Events!Event Volunteer Characteristics: FOCUSED, ENERGETIC & FRIENDLY
COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Part of the magic of YAA is the ability we have to share our passion for art with those outside the museum walls! YAA supports the arts by being present in the community and spreading art education to the rest of South Florida at other community events & happenings! Connect with the community & spread the YAA mission!Community OUTreach Volunteer Characteristics: RESPONSIBLE, KNOWLEDGABLE & PUNCTUAL
Much of volunteering with YAA is making personal connections with people through art. Whether or not you are a practiced artist does not matter— Young At Art Museum celebrates the skills and personalities of all our volunteers and each is just as important as the other. It is important to remember to be flexible, open to learning and trying new things, as well as figuring out where you feel most confident when volunteering with Young At Art Museum to set yourself up for volunteering and hands-on learning success!