Volunteer With Us

Be part of our team, learn some new skills, and help our community! 

 
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art Show curator

Art show curation is an art in itself. Knowing which pieces to show first, which ones to progress to, and which ones to end with create a story within the art. 

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with the venue owner and with the Executive Director of Squeeze as needed
  • Collaborate on art show themes and ideas for future events
  • Generate an artist call - open to all or members-only depending on the show on our website
  • Decide with the Executive Director who to accept into the show
  • Send out acceptance or declination letters
  • Collect all label information
  • Be available to hang artwork
  • Have a good eye for how the work should impact the viewer

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong interest in fine arts, storytelling - BFA preferred but not mandatory
  • Must be 21+
  • Please be detail oriented
  • High level writing skills are necessary
  • Familiarity with Squarespace and Google Forms preferred
  • Willing to promote the events on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
 
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guest blogger

Do you go to a lot of art shows? Got something to say about what you've seen in the art scene around LB and LA? We want you! We'd like to start a weekly blog and are gathering a few people to help us out.  

Responsibilities:

  • Write nonfiction through scripts, interviews, and biographies
  • Conduct research to obtain factual information and authentic detail
  • Choose subject matter that interests readers
  • Work with editors and artists interviewed to shape the material so it can be published
  • Manage the blog community by moderating and responding to comments.
  • Handle social media marketing activities such as posting to Twitter and Facebook.
  • Answer emails on behalf of the blog.
  • Write content for the blog.
  • Analyze web analytics data to gauge content performance.
  • Manage guest posting requests.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong interest in fine arts, storytelling - BFA preferred but not mandatory
  • Must be 21+
  • Please be detail oriented
  • High level writing skills are necessary
  • Familiarity with Squarespace and Google Forms preferred
 
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Promotion - Street team

Outreach at the most grassroots level! Help us spread the word about our events by getting our flyers out to the different art stores, galleries, record stores, bars, restaurants, coffeeshops in the area each month.  

Responsibilities:

  • Collect flyers from the Executive Director each month
  • Split into teams to distribute the flyers all around Long Beach
  • Keep records of when/where you distributed the flyers
  • Check back with the places you went and make sure the flyers are still there, are up to date, are refilled if necessary
  • Report back via email, phone, or text on where you went.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong interest in fine arts
  • Must be 16+
  • Can either drive or have some mode of transportation
 
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lead a workshop or class

Are people always asking how you do what you do? Teach a class on it with us!  

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to step-by-step explain how to do something.
  • Assemble a materials list to send to us and the students.
  • Be able to come a little early to set up and stay a little later to break down the class.
  • Have a positive and patient attitude.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong interest in fine arts
  • Must be 21+
  • Have taught in the past