Craftboston Spring Volunteer Opportunities
Craftboston Spring is seeking volunteers to help with duties during the set-up, break down, and public hours for the show (April 17-21, 2013). Opportunities include booth sitting, greeting guests, ticket taking, registration, selling tickets, selling craft certificates, and helping with set-up and tear down.
Volunteers can designate times when they are available, either over the course of one day or multiple days.
Click Here to download a description of the various volunteer duties.
Click Here to download volunteer sign up form.
Return this form by March 15, 2013 to:
175 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
Please contact Alyce Delbridge with questions regarding the Craftboston Spring volunteer program. We welcome your interest in SAC, and are pleased to provide a stimulating and fun experience for volunteers.
Craftboston Volunteer Contact: Alyce Delbridge, Programs Associate: firstname.lastname@example.org
Craftboston Event Planning/Arts Administration Internships
Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis for fall and spring internships.
Established in 1897, SAC is the oldest non-profit crafts organization in the United States. Craftboston is a large programmatic component of The Society of Arts and Crafts. The Craftboston Internship Program was developed in 2001 to provide internships to undergraduate and graduate students seeking to learn about and contribute to the exciting field of contemporary crafts. The internship has a shared focus between event planning, artist relations and arts administration, allowing the intern to gain valuable experience in preparation for entry into todayís competitive job market.
Craftboston Spring & Holiday are the premiere New England exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. The Spring show features 200 artists, while the Holiday show features 90 artists, showcasing one-of-a-kind and limited-edition pieces in baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearables, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.
Interns work directly with the Programs Associate on a variety of tasks such as: processing artist documents, assembling artist and media materials, coordinating the Craftboston preview party, planning and organizing the Craftboston volunteer schedule, communicating with Craftboston exhibitors via phone and email, and daily administrative duties. Interns are integral to successful show preparations and an important presence during the event. It is essential that interns are available during Craftboston. Please check under the Craftboston Spring and/or Holiday tabs for show dates.
Participants in the Craftboston Internship Program work one to two days a week, for the duration of the fall semester, spring semester or full academic year. College credit can be earned through the internís college or university. At this time the internship is unpaid.
• An interest in contemporary arts and crafts
• An enthusiastic and reliable nature
• Interest in being involved in the administrative side of a non profit arts organization
• Interest in event planning
• Ability to engage with artists and show attendees
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and design applications preferred
Feel free to contact Alyce Delbridge with questions regarding the Craftboston internship. We welcome your interest in the Society, and are pleased to provide a stimulating and educational program for qualified applicants.
Craftboston Internship Contact:
Alyce Delbridge, Programs Associate
The Society of Arts and Crafts
175 Newbury St., Boston, MA, 02116
Phone: 617-266-1810 ext. 17
Top Image: Amy Gillespie, Wood and Fiber Mixed Media Sculpture