Volunteers at di Rosa lead public tours, assist at our admissions desk, provide occasional office support, and help out at programs and events. Volunteers enjoy many benefits, including experiences that can only happen behind the scenes at di Rosa. Volunteer opportunities are ongoing. The greatest needs are currently in two areas: Public Tour Docent Training Program Next training date 02/05/22-03/19/22 Docents provide tours to the general public. Public tours include insights into di Rosa’s current special exhibitions as well as the permanent collection. Public tours incorporate both the artwork on view in the galleries as well as outdoor sculptures throughout the property. Applicants must be comfortable with public speaking and engaging with groups of people. Weekend availability is required. Docents lead a minimum of two tours a months and are expected to stay up to date with exhibitions through ongoing training sessions. Volunteers are expected to commit to two years of service once they are fully on boarded.
Gallery Teacher Training Program Next training date 02/05/22 – 04/02/2022 Gallery Teachers lead school visits for various ages. Training includes pedagogical strategies for engaging with art as well as group management skills. di Rosa school visits focus on dialog and interaction while also providing information or insights about artworks on display. Applicants must be comfortable around groups of students and with public speaking. Weekday availability is required. Gallery teachers lead a minimum of one school visit a month and are expected to stay up to date with exhibitions through ongoing training sessions. Volunteers are expected to commit to two years of service once they are fully on boarded.
SIGN UPHelp us fulfill di Rosa’s public mission and serve members of our community.
- Volunteer on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly schedule.
- Learn about Bay Area contemporary art from seminal artists and curators.
- Enjoy informative and social gatherings.