Volunteer Opportunities

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. We have volunteer opportunities during the year and additional opportunities during our FOTOfusion event in January. For employment opportunities, teaching opportunities, and  requests for proposals, visit our opportunities page.

Sign up to Volunteer today!

Palm Beach Photographic Centre is greatly indebted to the work of its dedicated volunteers throughout the year, without you the Centre could not operate.  Volunteers are needed daily to help the Centre run.  Below is a list of volunteer opportunities where support is needed:

Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC) Museum Receptionist

Help open the doors of photographic appreciation to others!

While making eye contact, greet and direct all visitors who enter the lobby.  Provide general information as needed.  Answer phones and direct callers to appropriate extension.  Solicit donations and safeguard donation box.  General clerical tasks may be assigned.  Minimum of 4 hour shifts.  Attire:  Business casual

We now offer credits to offset the cost of our workshops (up to 80%) for those who volunteer as a Museum Receptionist with us! 

Click here to learn more about this exciting program.

Administrative/ Graphic Arts/ Special Projects

Scheduled on an “as needed” basis, the Centre there are projects that may require several hours to several days of work.  These projects are highly varied.  Projects that range from data entry to graphic design require previous applicable experience. It is imperative that volunteers who take on these projects be willing to continue with the project until it is completed.  Attire:  Business casual to casual depending upon project

Exhibition Removal and Preparation

Between exhibitions, assist with removal of previous exhibit and exhibition storage.  Prepare walls for upcoming exhibition by caulking, sanding, and painting walls. Attire: casual and closed toe shoes

Special Events

Frequently, the Centre hosts Opening Night Receptions, Fundraisers and Special Events.  Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, breakdown, greeting guests, serving food and refreshments and other tasks.  Students can expect to earn 4-6 hours per event.  Attire:  TBD

 

Volunteer Requirements & Responsibilities

  •  Arrive 10 minutes before shift commences and sign-in on the 2nd floor.
  • When departing, sign-out on the 2nd floor.
  • Attendance of a one hour orientation session & completion of a volunteer information form.
  • Adhere to the dress code
  • PBPC is a fragrance free facility.
  • Note: Reliability is Key:  We ask that volunteers respect out time and need for scheduled help. If for any reason you are unable to attend your scheduled volunteer hours please let us know a minimum of 72 hours in advance.

 If you have not previously volunteered, sign up today or email volunteers@workshop.org with questions.  Once assigned to a coordinator, that person will be your primary Point of Contact.

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