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The Office Of Cultural Affairs Volunteer Program

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Become a volunteer! The Office of Cultural Affairs offers a multitude of opportunities for passionate, enthusiastic volunteers to assist with events and arts experiences. Join our team, make new connections, and know you are making a difference by contributing to the cultural landscape of your community!

General Eligibility Requirements
  • Volunteers are friendly, outgoing, and welcoming to the general public.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Some roles may involve standing or being on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Background check and drug testing required for assignments that include working with children.
  • Attendance at orientation and specialized training as required.
  • Some volunteer duties may require adhering to a dress code.
  • Sign a general liability waiver and expectations agreement to follow guidelines outlined by the city of Las Vegas prior to being assigned to a role.
  • Assignments are available for volunteers with disabilities.
  • Volunteers must follow all rules and guidelines outlined by the city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs at all times.
  • The city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs maintains a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, drugs, alcohol, and weapons.

If you meet these eligibility requirements, the next step will be for you to fill out our interest form located Here. Once submitted, our volunteer coordinator will contact you with information on our next volunteer orientation date, currently scheduled for September 29, 2018.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Usher- Welcome our patrons to our facilities, assist with seating and wayfinding during events. Ensure a pleasant, high-quality experience during performances in our theatre. Duties may include taking and scanning tickets at the door, operating the will-call table, handing out programs and providing assistance in the house during the show. Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are strongly desired. May require 2-3 hours of standing. Assignment inside the theater cannot be guaranteed.

Outdoor Festival Event Assistance- Assist staff in execution of outdoor events and festivals. Duties may include crowd control/wayfinding, running supplies to various points on-site, and assisting in set-up and tear-down of booths, tents, etc. Please note that duties may involve exposure to inclement weather conditions, including heat, wind, rain, etc.

Administrative assistant (by application only)- Greet and assist patrons with routine questions and give information about programs, classes, and events presented by the Office of Cultural Affairs. Duties may include filing and clerical duties, data entry, answering phones, and directing patrons to various locations within each facility.

Workshop/classes facilitator- Assist workshop instructors with facilitating workshop activities. Works with children, must pass a background check and drug test.

Gallery Guide-Welcome members of the public to various gallery spaces throughout the City. Answer questions about the exhibitions and upcoming gallery shows.

Marketing assistant- Distributes physical marketing material to members of the public. Duties may include canvassing at events, delivering fliers/brochures door-to-door, and posting information to social media.

Merchandise and concession sales assistant (by application only) - Facilitates sales of merchandise for touring artist events. Cash handling experience is required; may include artistic services support, including serving, set-up, and organization of green room spaces for artists.