Why Volunteer with Medalta?
Volunteering supports Medalta and promotes hands-on experiences, artistic expression, and educational innovation. Volunteers contribute to the community while gaining additional experience and new skills. Volunteers get to know each other at gatherings and special events, and by sharing their ideas and experiences.
What we offer
- Effective volunteer involvement
- A safe and supportive environment for volunteers
- Opportunities to work with a highly committed team of staff and volunteers in a stimulating work environment
- Development and reinforcement of employment-related skills
- Letter of reference
- Record of your volunteer hours
- Respect and treatment as valued members of the team
- Transparent and fair recruitment, selection and screening process, job description, orientation, training and supervision for the position you accept
- Clear management practices and procedures
- Support and feedback on your performance
- Recognition for your contributions and added benefits
Recognition and Benefits
Volunteering offers benefits, after 40 hours of regular volunteering. You will receive a benefits card entitling you to the following benefits, effective one year from the time you complete 40 hours. This will be renewed as long your regular volunteer commitments continue.
- Food will be provided for volunteers working events with 10 or more volunteers
- Volunteer profiles will be published to our website, social media and e-newsletter periodically
- Annual Volunteer Appreciation event
- Birthday acknowledgments
- Free admission for yourself and a guest
- Invitations to events, visiting artist talks, demonstrations, etc.
- Volunteer discounts of 15% off any of the following regularly priced items: Adult beginner classes, Kid’s classes, and Gift Shop items (excluding food and beverage)
By engaging in the wide variety of volunteer opportunities possible at the museum, volunteers gain technical knowledge, learn how to work with the public, develop teaching skills, and refine work habits and management techniques. You may also choose to enhance your resume by listing the experience and skills you’ve gained through volunteer work at Medalta.