Becoming a Volunteer is Easy!

Volunteering is a great way to make a difference and get to know our community. We are always recruiting enthusiastic volunteers, and make the most of your time and skills to accomplish our mission. In the past year, volunteers have contributed over 1700 hours to the organization. Some of our volunteer opportunities are: gallery attendant, event assistant, administration assistant, merchandise sales, usher, box office, and facilities.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact our volunteer coordinator Cristina Delgado by email at volunteers@missionculturalcenter.org or by calling (415) 643-2776.

Internship Opportunities

Mission Gráfica Internship

Internship duties: The intern will work directly with Mission Gráfica’s Poster Archive. Activities will include organizing, preserving, photographing and describing poster information into the computer database (FilemakerPro). The intern will also participate in the preparations of screens (cleaning and removing emulsion) and assist in printing. There will also be general studio clean up as well.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Studio Art or Art History background.
  • Printmaking experience is preferred but not required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) is a plus

Send a cover letter and resume to: Marsha Shaw, Mission Gráfica Coordinator
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110
grafica@missionculturalcenter.org

Gallery Internship

Goals: The internship position in the Main Gallery (3 or 6 months contract) is not only an opportunity for the individual to develop a well rounded understanding of the multifarious components of the exhibition arena (including exhibition design, programming, curatorial research, and development), but also to foster future sustainable relationships with the individuals who both support and comprise nonprofit organizations and other public programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with installation and deinstallation of exhibitions in Main and Inti Raymi Galleries
  • Assist in respective reception and special events
  • Assist with research in future programming
  • Assist in the research of Foundations, Grants, Corporate Giving Programs, and other financial support systems for the Arts and nonprofit institutions
  • Assist in Development Projects (in-kind requests, sponsorships, etc)
  • Assist in preparation, distribution, and filing of artist loan documents
  • Assist in archival projects (artworks, documentation, etc)

Skills and requirements:

  • Understanding of both Art History and Contemporary Movements in Fine Art
  • Understanding of our Mission
  • Experience in/willing to learn, Museum Standard, Fine Art Handling methods
  • Experience in/willing to learn, installation, and exhibition
  • Must also possess good interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) is a plus

Send a cover letter and resume to: Angelica Rodriguez, Gallery Coordinator
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110
gallery@missionculturalcenter.org

Multimedia Internship

Internship duties: The intern will work directly with the Multimedia Video Archive. Activities will include organizing, preserving and describing video information into the computer. If required, the intern will also participate as a video editor for our video clips and TV program.

Skills Required/Requirements:

  • Must have experience in Word & Photoshop
  • Video editing experience in Final Cut Pro
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) is a plus

Send a cover letter and resume to: Mara Hernandez, Multimedia Coordinator
multimedia@missionculturalcenter.org
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110

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