Volunteer


Clay Space has a variety of volunteer opportunities from special events assistance and miscellaneous office work, helping with the education program to studio internships. For information about ongoing opportunities, read further. If you have an interest in working on an area that is not listed here, please send us an email explaining your proposal to office@clayspaceonline.com or call us at 541.653.8089.     


Store / Gallery Assistant
Responsibilities include: Liaison with artists exhibiting and selling at Clay Space; helping to organize and advertise sales, exhibits and other special events; creating documentation materials (tags, signs, inventories); researching and assembling artists statements for gallery use; assisting with hosting receptions, sending press releases, displaying and presenting artist's work; and loving art!
3-15 hours per month.

Social Networking / Public Relations

We are looking for a person with a few extra hours a week to take on this position. Includes writing press releases to local and national publications, listing classes with groups and on list-serves and maintaining Clay Space's Facebook page, outreach and PR. Recording some of our efforts and tracking for value.
3-6 hours a week. Can work remotely.

Staffing the Store at Clay Space
Clay Space is looking for the perfect person to work in the store during special events! If you have retail and ceramic experience, and are interested in this position please contact us.

Education Planning Intern
We are looking for a person with a few hours a week to work with us on our education program. Includes helping plan programs, workshops, special events. Involves doing research, collecting information, helping organize and manage program details; and helping with marketing efforts to schools.

Lab Tech / Assistant
This position is perfect for a person that has experience working in a ceramic studio. Duties involve following through with regular studio maintenance; cleaning up the facility; reclaiming clay; taking care of the slop buckets and sink traps; mixing glazes, loading and unloading kilns; shelf maintenance and more.

Master Calendar Compiler!
Help us stay on top of what's happening in our community! Put together and annually update a list of various events and other important dates so that Clay Space can effectively plan out its calendar of workshops, classes, and other special happenings. 


Clerical
If you enjoy administrative tasks and require a flexible schedule, sign up to help with our office tasks. This could be data entry, file or office organization, updating our email and data lists and the like.

Special Event Volunteer
Decorate and help with special events, pizza parties, kiln loading and opening, wrap packages during the Holiday Sale in December, help set-up and provide assistance during special workshops, and simply provide a friendly face during our events. Volunteers are needed for all aspects of special events, from set up to tear down.  Upcoming special event opportunities include various workshops and our Holiday Sale in December.

Sack Lunch Series Coordinator
Help us plan a series of Tuesday Sack Lunch free presentations. Work with Clay Space staff to identify presenters and topics of interest; make contacts, help with scheduling, send out reminders to speakers, help with publicity and generally make sure the series runs smoothly.
This is a position that works ideally with a commitment of 3 months at a time.


Special Assignments

Clay Space is always looking for people with all types of skill sets for special assignments. If you don't see your dream volunteer job in the list above, contact us directly to discuss your interests and talents. Email us at office@clayspaceonline.com


Interested in one of these positions? These are all unpaid positions with perks! If you want to be part of growing Clay Space, please send letter of interest and resume to office@clayspaceonline.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!