The success of Foothills Art Center depends on our dedicated volunteers.

We are looking for passionate, reliable, and energetic individuals who would like to get involved. Currently, we have a devoted group of over 100 volunteers, some serving since the Center’s founding in 1968.Volunteer opportunities include weekdays, evenings and weekends. Please review our volunteer opportunities listed below. 


Reception Desk and Gift Gallery Cashiers

This position creates a gracious, welcoming environment for our visitors and members. Greet visitors, answer questions, and process admission, membership and gift gallery sales. A special skill set is required to serve in this role. Requirements include: friendly and professional demeanor, experience working in Microsoft Windows and navigating the internet, good telephone skills, and ability to calmly handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Shifts are available: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Sunday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Gallery Attendants

Gallery Attendants enhance our visitor experience and help ensure the art is kept safe in both of our building galleries. 

Gallery Supervisor shifts are available: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Sunday, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm or 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm.


Help with the behind-the-scenes work that makes all the exhibitions and programs possible. Assist our staff with clerical tasks, such bulk mail projects, filing, data entry and other projects.

Shifts are available Monday-Friday.


A Docent is a volunteer guide specially trained to enhance the experience of tour groups and individual visitors as they view art exhibited at Foothills Art Center.

Shifts are based on tour requests, Tuesday-Sunday.

Grounds Maintenance

Assist with maintaining the Foothills Art Center grounds. Dependent on the season this might include snow removal, raking leaves, or beautifying the gardens. Shifts are flexible during business hours, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, weekdays and weekends.


Help with the marketing and outreach for the exhibitions and events. Assist our staff with social media, distributing marketing materials for exhibitions and even small graphic design tasks using Adobe Creative Suite.

Shifts are available Monday-Friday.

Special Events

Assist with exhibition opening receptions, patron parties and other special events, like the Holiday Art Market. Depending on your strengths and interests, there is a volunteer position for you! Event volunteers assist with various aspects of event preparation, including set-up, food and refreshment service, reception desk support, clean-up, and other duties.

Special event shifts are typically evenings and weekends.


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