VOLUNTEER:

Dupont Underground is seeking to build an outstanding team of committed and experienced volunteers for a variety of activities that will help support the Arts, Cultural, and Community Events that take place at Dupont Underground.

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Volunteer tasks include:

·       Providing reception desk support during our exciting events

·       Staffing gallery hours for visual exhibitions

·       Responding to requests for information from visitors

·       Helping to set up the facility for events

·       Organizing inventory of staging & other materials

·       Supporting building up / tearing down of exhibitions and events

·       Helping with maintaining the Underground

·       Collecting/Soliciting donations

·       Help photograph events  

Interested? Please send your current weekly availability to: volunteers@dupontunderground.org. We hope to be able to invite you to be part of this unique, dedicated group of Dupont Underground volunteers!


Exhibition & Tours Internship:

Part Time / Non-paying (College credit can be provided)

Preferred 2-3 days/week availability with a 3-month minimum commitment (Flexible)

Intern tasks include:

·       Staff tours, recruit tours via tour groups, college tours, art history interests

·       Staff gallery hours for visual exhibitions

·       Maintain database of music and visual exhibition submissions

·       Develop and establish relationships/partnerships with historic organizations similar to: Dumbarton, Artechhouse, Huerict House.

·       Seek cross promotional opportunities

·       Manage the sales of promotional items (DU swag) in collaboration with the volunteers

·       Collecting/Soliciting donations

·       Manage and deliver high profile private/historic tours to visitors and special groups

·       Oversee the curriculum and content of the tours and enhance content on an on- going basis

·       Create online ticketing for historic and other events

·       General upkeep of the space

·       Post to social media during events

·       Recruit, train, and lead volunteers to provide visual arts and other tours of the Underground

·       Catalog exhibition on the website

·       Assist with installation of works

·       Work with the artist/organizations to develop promotional material for the exhibitions

Interested? Send resume and cover letter that outlines your previous related experience and current weekly availability to volunteers@dupontunderground.org (Include “INTERNSHIP” in email subject line)  


Communications & Media Internship:

Part Time / Non-paying (College credit can be provided)

Preferred 2-3 days/week availability with a 3-month minimum commitment (Flexible)

 Intern tasks include:

·       Manage the Dupont Underground email account, by distributing the entries that need immediate action by key staff.

·       Highlight the email requests for events and share the information with the CEO and Director of Programming.

·       Help maintain the organizational calendar

·       Confirm meetings with all participants

·       Manage the Dupont Underground web calendar related to tours, and events

·       Research community calendars to post DU events on

·       Create event contractor lists for all community events, music, special events, event planner events, and all other programs within DU

·       Manage and expand social media for all tours, ticketed and special events

·       Set up client tours and event discussion meetings with the CEO and Director and external groups

·       Work with the Director of Volunteers to detail needs of the space or per event- train assigned volunteer on duty

·       Organize actions/events alongside marketing plans

·       Conduct training for part-time volunteer event coordinators.

Interested? Send resume and cover letter that outlines your previous related experience and current weekly availability to volunteers@dupontunderground.org (Include “INTERNSHIP” in email subject line)