Event Volunteer- Roundtable Discussion

Status: Volunteer

Date: May 7, 2024, 4.30pm-7.00pm

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

Role Summary: RACC is pleased to host a roundtable discussion geared towards individual artists who would like to create work with longevity in mind. The discussion will feature leading professionals in the field of artwork conservation and management, who will put forth key considerations artists should take into account while in the process of producing their work. The Event Volunteer will assist in the facilitation of these important learning opportunities. The event will run from 5pm to 7.00pm, but volunteers will be required to help set up from 4.30pm, and to tidy up after the event.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Be willing to learn about RACC, our core values, history, and programs
  • Attend virtual RACC volunteer orientation and training
  • Greet visitors, sign them in, 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 2 ½ 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 2 ½ hours at one of the events
  • No maximum commitment; time slots available for all 3 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

Suggested dress:

This is an 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:

Please fill in the intake form below. Please state the role as: “Event Volunteer- Roundtable Discussion”

Note: Spaces are limited to 1 or 2 volunteers. There may be a waiting list.