Call for Event Volunteers: Freelance Finance for Creatives

RACC is pleased to host a two-hour workshop this fall on the ins and outs of managing your finances as a freelance creative. Offered by Jenna Goldin (Enrolled Agent, Licensed Tax Consultant, and co-owner of Shift Accounting LLC), this workshop will cover topics such as business structures, self-employment taxes, types of income and expenses, record keeping, quarterly taxes, and more. Jenna’s presentation will include ample time for an in-depth Q&A so that attendees will leave feeling more empowered to take control of their finances.  

The Event Volunteer will assist in the facilitation of this important learning experience. Those interested in financial topics for freelance creatives are encouraged to volunteer. The event will run from 5pm to 7pm but volunteers will be required to help set up from 4pm and help to tidy up until 7:30pm.

Role Overview

  • Event Volunteer – Freelance Finance for Creatives
  • Status: Volunteer
  • Date and Time: September 26, 2023, 4-7:30pm (the class will be from 5-7pm)
  • Location: Regional Arts and Culture Council, 411 NW Park, Suite 101, Portland, OR
  • Department Lead | Supervisory: Yaelle Amir, Grants Program Specialist, and Sean Cumming, Hiring & Volunteer Lead

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Learn about RACC, our core values, history, and programs 
  • Attend virtual RACC volunteer orientation and training
  • Assist with setting up the space for the event
  • Greet visitors and assist with access to the event
  • Support the Grants Program Specialist with facilitation of the hybrid elements of the event
  • Assist in any tidying of the space after the event

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Positive energy and people skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stand or sit for up to 3 hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse people
  • Knowledge of facilitating hybrid events, Zoom, and audio visual technology preferred
  • An interest in the arts, culture, arts funding, community engagement, arts & culture advocacy, or arts organizations

Time Commitment Needed

  • 1 ½  hour training and orientation
  • Minimum of 3 1/2 hours assisting at the event

Support Provided

  • Training and orientation will be provided prior to the event 
  • Volunteer Handbook for resources and information
  • Snacks, tea, and coffee will be provided
  • Travel reimbursement with receipts
  • Team members from RACC will be available to offer insight and support
  • Free entry to the event

Suggested Dress

This is a fairly informal event and will be in an air-conditioned building. Masks may be worn but are not required. Please reach out with any concerns or questions.

To Apply

Spaces are limited. Please fill in this intake form, and state the role as: “Event Volunteer – Freelance Finance for Creatives”