Volunteer

Sign up to volunteer!

If you have questions about volunteering please email volunteer@makeshiftproject.com

The next volunteer orientations for Make.Shift/KZAX 94.9 are Thursday October 10th at 7pm, and Saturday October 26th at 2pm.

Join the Facebook Group!


Regular Volunteer Opportunities:

Weekly Make.Shift needs:

Gallery Attendants:  Weekly shifts during the gallery's open hours, involves opening/closing the space, greeting people, selling art, upkeep of the space, etc...

Door Volunteers: We host a lot of live music! We always need help stamping hands, taking cash, and greeting people at the door.

Sound Crew: Live music means we need sound engineers! Any experience level is welcome and will be trained. 


Assistant to Executive Director:

Unpaid internship, 10-15 hours a week
Please email your resume & a brief cover letter to director@makeshiftproject.com 

Job Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic, open minded and flexible intern to act as an assistant to the executive director of Make.Shift. Administrative tasks concern general upkeep of the space from a financial, logistical and interpersonal perspective. You will work directly with artists and tenants in the space on a regular basis, and act as a liaison between Make.Shift and local organizations. Being a part of the team will help better our relationship with the public and with our staff, as well keep the space running smoothly.

Tasks:

  • Act as a direct assistant to the Executive Director.

  • Overview logistics of running events within the quarter, and plan for events outside of the quarter.

  • Problem solve and determine how to improve future events. 

  • Work with local organizations about collaborating on future events.

  • Communicate with tenants about rent and keep accounting logs for Make.Shift.

Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of the Google Suite

  • Autonomous; works well by themselves

  • Works well in a changing work environment; flexible

  • Detail oriented

  • Dependable and hardworking

Sound Crew Intern

Unpaid internship, 5-10 hours a week.
Please email your resume & a brief cover letter to director@makeshiftproject.com 

 Job description: The ideal candidate for the Make.Shift Sound Crew intern position is motivated, reliable, and experienced individual. Applicants should have excellent communication and time-management skills and live sound experience. Make.Shift hosts many live music shows a month, usually on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m.-midnight.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and trains volunteer sound crew members

  • make equipment suggestions

  • helps maintain sound equipment and inventory.  

  • Run live sound for at least one event per month

  • Run an audio 101 workshop at least once a quarter

  • Acts as liaison between Booking Staff and sound crew volunteers 

  • Monitors sound crew Facebook group

  • Fills in or finds replacement when sound crew members cancel or don't show up or if one does not sign up for a show

Booking Assistant
details TBA

Graphic Design
details TBA

Photographer
details TBA

Videographer
details TBA

Internship Opportunities