Our mission is to cultivate, inspire and support the arts within our community.


VOLUNTEER WITH US    WOHS    As GALlery attendant (April/May)

Volunteers are a greatly valued part of the WOAC and we know your time and effort are precious. We thank you for your choice in volunteering at the WOAC!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, the Volunteer Committee is looking for you!  Please contact our Gallery Coordinator -

Job Descriptions:

Gallery Attendant

  • Greet visitors upon entry from main doors or back entrance
  • Share exhibit, artist, and class information with visitors
  • Track gallery attendance by the hour on attendance record form
  • Perform simple tasks assigned by staff while greeting in gallery
  • Unlock/lock gallery doors, play music at a reasonable volume
  • Assist in the purchase process of Gallery artwork
  • All of the above Gallery Attendant responsibilities  subscribe here

Gift Shop Attendant

  • Track gift shop attendance and sales by the hour on gift shop attendance record form
  • Check out customer gift shop purchases, classes, and membership
  • Supply information about classes, artists, and gallery shows
  • Keep gift shop in neat condition
  • Retrieve staff for assistance    subscribe here

Gala Assistant

  • Set up tables, linens, food and drink, glasses, programs, etc.
  • Greet guests, offer food and drink, hand our programs, answer or direct questions
  • Refresh drinks and food
  • Pour wine
  • Clean up tables, linens, food and drink, wash glasses and carafes, etc.     subscribe here

Workshop/ Teacher Instructor

  • Plan and implement an art course or workshop for special event or full art class
  • Set up and tear down classroom
  • Create a positive and encouraging environment for exploratory creation    subscribe here

Teacher's Aide

  • Assist head teacher with implementing classroom objectives
  • Set up and tear down classroom
  • Encourage and assist students with projects     subscribe here
  • Handy Worker
  • Assist with various projects on an as needed basis
  • Construction, decoration, heavy lifting, minor utility work

Exhibit Installation

  • Assist staff with gallery design, hanging artwork, and lighting in galleries prior to show openings
  • Assist staff with removing artwork and safely storing work for pick up
  • Treat all artwork with care and respect     subscribe here

Office Assistant

  • Assist with as needed data entry, stuffing envelopes, labeling, organization, and poster distribution
  • Special Event Help (Art of Wine, Auction, Expressions)
  • Registration, ticket sales, set up, clean up, greeter, teacher/teacher's aide, drink/food server
  • Specific instructions are given upon event date     subscribe here

Gallery Host- Member Rewards

The WOAC is offering a great opportunity for members to earn and promote their work while gallery sitting.   Invite your friends and guests,  work on a project, or take advantage of your member rewards and set up a table and sell your own art - you keep 100% of your profit!   Whatever you do, you will have the support of the West Orange Arts Council and we'll even announce it on our Facebook page just for you - spread the word and let's get busy!  click here for more details...

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