Opportunities in the Arts

Love the arts and want to get more involved? Dayton Region cultural organizations are always looking for passionate individuals to join their teams! Check out these job openings and volunteer opportunities:

 


Air Force Museum Foundation

Development Associate
The Development Associate is an important position for the Foundation; the successful candidate will have the opportunity to speak with donors and represent the Development Office as the primary point of contact to those who support the Foundation through their gifts, grants and other pledges of support. The incumbent provides overall administrative support to the Development Office and processes all incoming gifts. This position works under the direct supervision of the Chief Development Officer.

 

Sales Associates/Attractions Services Staff
The purpose of this position is to serve customers visiting the Museum Store, Theatre, and simulators. The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization incorporated in the State of Ohio.

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


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The Dayton Art Institute

Development Director
Reporting to the Director and CEO, and leading a team of six, the Development Director will work closely with the Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team to lead and provide strategic vision for all aspects of the museum’s fundraising activities and constituent relationships including annual memberships (General, Jefferson Patterson Society, Corporate Jefferson Patterson Society, and Carnell Society), planned giving, annual fund, grants and sponsorship of programs and exhibitions while promoting the museum’s visibility, as well as providing centralized gift processing and donor relations services that are in constant alignment with broader organizational objectives.
Submission Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Member Relations Manager
The Member Relations Manager serves as primary representative of the Membership program daily, and at all Membership events, including exhibition openings, museum programs, Art Ball, Oktoberfest, Jazz & Beyond and members-only events. Leads the cultivation, engagement and retention efforts of members at or below the Sustaining level ($500).
The Member Relations Manager is responsible for defining and implementing best strategies in stewardship, renewal and upgrading of current members- acquiring new members and visitor conversion; evaluates effectiveness of current membership program services, benefits, and policies, relating to retention and acquisition of members on a regular basis; and recommends, designs, and implements changes to improve effectiveness and efficiencies.
Submission Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Studio Instructors
The Dayton Art Institute seeks studio instructors for art classes in grades PreK-12. Instructors will teach students skills for painting, drawing, sculpture and other media while guiding their self-expression, and ability to be innovative and think critically. Instructors must be able to follow lesson plans, and relate the art history content of students’ tours in the museum galleries to the studio experience. Classes are scheduled on an on-call basis and usually require two hours of time each, including set-up and clean-up.
Submission Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


Dayton History – Carillon Historical Park

Guest Experience Team Member
Position Description: Guest Experience Team Members at Carillon Historical facilitate, coordinate and execute Dayton History experiences for Dayton History guests of all ages. This position will perform tasks in guest services and historical interpretation within the Education Department to improve the guest experience through all stages of planning and execution.

 

Living History Assistant
Position Description: Living History Assistants at Carillon Historical Park are responsible for the instruction of the Park’s educational workshops and for performing historical interpretation in the Park’s exhibit buildings. Through conversation, exhibition and production of traditional crafts and domestic skills, Living History Assistants will interpret the daily life, history and intangible cultural heritage of the early settlement of Dayton, Ohio to Museum guests.

 

Servers, Bartenders, Cooks, Dishwashers, Hostesses (Carillon Brewing Company)

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


Five Rivers MetroParks

Education Specialist
This position is responsible for coordinating and leading a teen summer youth program centered around growing, eating and selling local food. Primary assigned subject areas are food and community gardening. Also offers outreach to regional community gardens.
This position will also prepare and present educational programming, tours and events for assigned subject area including conservation and nature, horticulture, historical farming and life, sustainability, food and environment, community gardening and other programming subject areas. Ensures programming interprets MetroParks’ mission, goals and strategy.

 

Special Events Coordinator
Engages the public by planning, organizing, and implementing outdoor adventure recreation special events and outreach programs. Promotes and supports the community’s outdoor recreation culture. Cultivates and identifies sponsorships and partnerships to support events, outreach and the Outdoor Recreation programming in coordination with the Philanthropy Functional Group. Supports the Outdoor Recreation program including programming and activities.

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


The Human Race Theatre Company

Technical Director
Hours: Full-Time
Reports to: President & Artistic Director
The Technical Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of set construction along with the coordination of the load-in/strike schedule with other departments. A high level of interaction with designers is required in this position. The Technical Director also becomes the de facto representative for the venue when other organizations rent or use the facility.

 

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 


Muse Machine - Be Inspired LogoMuse Machine

Secondary Program Coordinator
Hours: Part Time 15 hours/week
Reports to: Executive Director and Teacher Leadership & Education Director
The Secondary Program Coordinator advances the mission of the Muse Machine
through oversight of logistical operations for the Secondary Program, including but not limited to: in-school scheduling of artists, school ticket sales, club advisor meetings, Muse Captains Program and summer institute.

 

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 


Town Hall Theatre

Assistant Box Office Manager

 

Assistant Stage Manager
Manages rehearsals and performances of individual shows. Duties are determined and performed under the direction of production stage manager. Seeking candidates with basic skills in stage management and a desire to work with young people. Accepting applications ages 18 & up. High school diploma or equivalent required. Candidates must demonstrate previous training and experience which provide necessary knowledge and skills. Two or more years of demonstrated experience in a related field preferred. Part-time weekend and evening hours ranging between 8-20 hours per week. Salary: $8.10-$9HR. Position is classified as PT Office Assistant.

 

Backstage Crew
Assists with production elements during dress rehearsals and stage performances. Seeking candidates with basic skills in scenery/props, lighting and/or sound. Part-time weekend/evening 12-16 hours per week.

 

Program Aide – Box Office Assistant
Under general direction of Senior Recreation Supervisor, Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Leader assists
staff in implementing programming within recreation facility divisions for Washington Township.

 

Recreation Assistant – Production Stage Manager
Under general direction of the Senior Recreation Supervisor, Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Leader provides leadership in instruction, staffing, supervising in-service training of staff and maintenance of recreation facilities for Washington Township.

 

Recreation Assistant – Theatre Educator
Under general direction of the Specialty Coordinator – Theatre Manager or Recreation Supervisor, teaches theatre classes, supervises instructor and coordinates educational programs for Town Hall Theatre.

 

Theatre Specialty Instructor
The Town Hall Theatre family is looking to expand its roster of teaching artists and is looking for a permanent part time theatre educator to spearhead our community outreach and education programs.

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


Victoria Theatre Association

Digital Marketing Manager
This position takes responsibility for a diversity of digital marketing activities and reports to the Digital Marketing Director as part of the marketing team. Duties including a variety of digital marketing, video production, website maintenance, social media, and graphic design tasks.

 

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 


Zoot Theatre Company

Zoot is currently seeking submissions for the following positions:

 

Puppeteer
Send a headshot/resume and a link to a short online clip of your work to [email protected].

 

Production Intern
5-10 hours per week – Flexible
Unpaid- however, School credit can be offered in some cases. The Zoot Theatre Company management will make every effort to collaborate with colleges to fit the internship so that students may receive credit.
Possible opportunities to tour with shows specific to individuals interest.
Length of internship varies depending on season
Supervisor: Artistic Director
Possible Duties May Include:
-Creating puppets from start to finish alongside our Artistic Director.
-Assisting in shop, building, painting, organizing as needed.
-Represent Zoot Theatre Company at public events assisting puppeteers with needs during performance.
-Assisting during workshops on and off-site.
-Making calls to theaters about ZTC products.
-Documenting productions and events.
Qualifications:
-Must be able to lift 50lbs.
-Must provide own transportation and phone.
-Must show initiative, self-motivation, and follow-through.
-Ability to take instruction and critical feedback and to work independently.
References provided and possibilities through Zoot Theatre Company are a point of conversation at the conclusion of the internship.
Experience in theater or an art-related field is strongly recommended, but not necessary.
Submit a resume and 3 references to [email protected].

 

Learn more about these opportunities here.

 


Dayton Metro Library

Dayton Metro Library has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at different branches. Click the toggle below to see the full list:

Dayton Metro Library Opportunities

Brookville Branch:
120 Blue Pride Drive
Brookville, Ohio 45309
• Reading Buddies
 Thursday June 8th – 6:00pm
 Thursday June 22nd – 6:00pm
 Thursday July 6th – 6:00pm
 Thursday July 20th – 6:00pm
 Thursday August 10th – 6:00pm
 Thursday August 24th – 6:00pm
• Program Helper – Sensory Storytime – Assist children services Librarian with craft and activity. Program is geared towards children ages 3 – 8 with ASD.
 Saturday June 3rd – 9:45am – 11am
 Saturday July 1st – 9:45 – 11am
 Saturday August 12th – 9:45 – 11am
• Program Helper – Homeschoolers Club
 Thursday May 25th – 11:45am – 1:45pm
 Thursday August 17th – 11:45am – 1:45pm
• Program Helper – Mother’s Day Marvels – Assist children services librarian and participants in making a gift for mother’s day.
 Monday May 8th 6:45 – 8:15pm
• Program Helper – Airplanes and Parachutes – Assist participants in making paper airplanes and testing them outside.
 Thursday June 1st 12:45pm – 2:15pm
• Program Helper – Terrific Tshirts – Assist children services librarian and participants during the program. The participants will be decorating t-shirts with fabric markers.
 Thursday June 8th 12:45pm – 2:45pm
• Program Helper – Duct Tape Crafting
 Monday June 12th – 6:45pm – 8:15pm
• Program Helper – Fantastic Father’s Day – Assist participants in making Father’s Day gifts.
 Thursday June 15th – 12:45pm – 2:45pm
• Program Helper – Paper Making – Assist the presenter and children services librarian during the program. Paper Alice shares the magic of paper making using everyday items.
 Saturday June 17th – 9:45am – 11:45am
• Program Helper – Gaga Ball – Assist the children services librarian during this event. Gaga ball is a form of dodge ball.
 Thursday June 17th – 9:45 – 11:45am
• Program Helper – Hidden Art – Program participants will have the opportunity to write messages of compassion and hope on raw building materials. Finished pieces will be donated to Habitat for Humanity.
 Wednesday June 28th – 3:15 – 4:45pm
• Program Helper – Tool Time – assisting families and children using tools (hammer/screwdriver/wrench/etc.)
 Thursday June 29th – 12:45pm – 2:15pm
• Program Helper – Hidden Art – Knowledgeable volunteer who knows how to put woodworking projects together, or someone who has done carpentry work of some sort before.
 Wednesday July 5th – 3:30 – 5:00pm
• Program Helper – DIY Marble Run – Assist participants in building a marble run using cardboard, plastic bottles and more.
 Thursday July 6th – 12:45 – 2:45pm
• Program Helper – Snap Circuits
 Thursday July 13th – 12:45 – 2:15pm
• Program Helper – Perler Bead Fun
 Monday July 24th – 5:45 – 8:15pm
• Program Helper – Life Size Board Games
 Thursday July 27th – 12:45 – 2:45pm

 

 

Burkhardt Branch:
4680 Burkhardt Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45431
• Homework Helper
 Monday September 11th – 3:30pm
 Monday September 18th – 3:30pm
 Monday September 25th – 3:30pm
 Monday October 2nd – 3:30pm
 Monday October 9th – 3:30pm
 Monday October 16th – 3:30pm
 Monday October 23rd – 3:30pm
 Monday October 30th – 3:30pm
 Monday November 6th – 3:30pm
 Monday November 13th – 3:30pm
 Monday November 20th – 3:30pm
 Monday November 27th – 3:30pm
 Monday December 4th – 3:30pm
 Monday December 11th – 3:30pm
• Teen Library Task Force
 Friday May 12th – 4:00 – 5:00pm
 Friday June 9th – 4:00 – 5:00pm
 Friday July 7th – 4:00 – 5:00pm
 Friday August 18th – 4:00 – 5:00pm

 

 

East Branch:
2008 Wyoming Street
Dayton, Ohio 45410
• Conversation Partner
 September – December TBD

 

 

Huber Heights Branch:
6160 Chambersburg Road
Huber Heights, Ohio 45424
• Conversation Partner
 Saturday May 6 – 11:30am
 Saturday May 20 – 11:30am
 September – December dates to be determined
• Reading Buddies
 Monday May 15th – 10am
 Monday August 14th – 10am
 Monday August 21st – 10am
 September – December dates to be determined
• Homework Helper
 September – December dates to be determined
• Program Helper – Summer Challenge Kick off & Lego Build
 Tuesday May 23rd 1:15 – 3:45pm
o Lego Build Summer Challenge participants will be building Lego creations. Volunteer will assist with taking photos of children with their creations. Then the volunteer will assist with printing photos, cutting out photos, and helping children frame and decorate their photos to take home at the end of the program. (2 volunteers needed)
• Program Helper – T-Shirt Program
 Wednesday May 31st – 1:30 – 2:15pm
o Helping children decorate t-shirts; prior to each program. The Children’s Librarians can show the volunteers how to tape the shirts and do a “mini” training session. (2 volunteers preferred)
• Program Helper – T-Shirt Program
 Wednesday July 5th – 1:30 – 2:15pm
o Helping children decorate t-shirts; prior to each program. The Children’s Librarians can show the volunteers how to tape the shirts and do a “mini” training session. (2 volunteers preferred)
• Program Helper – Tween Minecraft Lab (ages 11 – 14) – looking for someone who currently plays Minecraft, can be adult or teen, to assist (2 volunteers preferred)
 Thursday June 15th 4:30- 5:30pm
 Thursday June 29th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday July 6th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday July 20th – 4:30-5:30pm
• Program Helper –  Minecraft Survival Camp (ages 8 – 14) – looking for someone who currently plays Minecraft, can be adult or teen, to assist (2 volunteers preferred)
 Monday June 5th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Tuesday June 6th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday June 8th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Monday June 19th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Tuesday June 20th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday June 22nd – 4:30-5:30pm
 Monday July 10 – 4:30-5:30pm
 Tuesday July 11th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday July 13th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Monday July 24th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Tuesday July 25th – 4:30-5:30pm
 Thursday July 26th – 4:30-5:30pm
• Program Helper –  Kids Minecraft Lab (ages 7 – 10) – looking for someone who currently plays Minecraft, can be adult or teen, to assist (2 volunteers preferred)
 Tuesday June 13th – 4:30 – 5:30pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 4:30 – 5:30pm
 Monday July 3rd – 4:30-5:30pm
 Tuesday July 18th – 4:30-5:30pm
• Program Helper –  Tool Time with Home Depot Kits – assisting families and children using tools (hammer/screwdriver/wrench/etc.)
 Wednesday June 28th – 12:45pm – 2:15pm
• Program Helper –  Summer Challenge Finale Fun Day – setup and take down, making popcorn, making/pouring lemonade, running carnival games, assisting with puppet shows, giving prices, making balloon animals(only if already can), juggling (only if already can), riding a unicycle (only if already can) (6 volunteers preferred)
 Saturday July 29th – 9am – 1pm

 

 

Kettering-Moraine Branch:
3496 Far Hills Avenue
Kettering, Ohio 45429
• Computer Helper
 Wednesday May 17th – 9:30am

 

 

Main Library:
120 S Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, Ohio 45402
• Conversation Partner
 Saturday July 1st – 11am
 Saturday July 29th – 11am
 Saturday August 12th – 11am
 Saturday August 26th – 11am
 September – December dates to be determined
• Reading Buddies
 September – December dates to be determined
• Homework Helper
 September – December dates to be determined
• New Facilities Greeter – Various shifts available starting June 17th – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4bafaa2ba4ff2-main
• Program Helper – Home Depot Tool Time – Assist Library staff and Home Depot staff with hands-on program where kids, grades K-6 use basic tools to building a simple craft out of wood.
 Saturday July 15th 10:15 – 11:45am (2-4 volunteers desired)
 Saturday July 15th 1:15 – 2:24pm (2 – 4 volunteers desired)
 

 

 

Miami Township:
2718 Lyons
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
• Summer Challenge Helper – Assist staff in manning the Challenge Prize table. Volunteer will update tracking list and pass out prizes.
 Wednesday May 17th – 9:30 – 11:30am
 Thursday May 18th – 4-6pm
 Friday May 19th – noon – 3pm
 Saturday May 20 – noon – 3pm
 Monday May 22 – 4-6pm
 Tuesday May 23 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday May 24 – 9:30 – 11:30am
 Thursday May 25th – 4-6pm
 Friday May 26th – noon – 3pm
 Saturday May 27 – noon – 3pm
 Tuesday May 30 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday May 31 – 930 -11:30am
 Thursday June 1 – 4-6pm
 Friday June 2nd –noon – 3pm
 Saturday June 3rd – noon – 3pm
 Monday June 5th – 4-6pm
 Tuesday June 6th – 4-6pm
 Wednesday June 7 – 930- 1130am
 Thursday June 8 – 4-6pm
 Friday June 9 – noon – 3pm
 Saturday June 10th – noon – 3pm
 Monday June 12th – 4-6pm
 Tuesday June 13 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday June 14 – 930am – 1130am
 Thursday June 15 – 4-6pm
 Friday June 16 – noon – 3pm
 Saturday June 17 – noon – 3pm
 Monday June 19th – 4-6pm
 Tuesday June 20 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday June 21 – 930 -1130am
 Thursday June 22nd – 4-6pm
 Friday June 23 noon – 3pm
 Monday June 26th – 4-6pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 4-6pm
 Wednesday June 28th – 930am -1130am
 Thursday June 29th – 4-6pm
 Friday June 30rd – noon-3pm
 Saturday July 1 – noon – 3pm
 Monday July 3 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday July 5 – 930 – 1130am
 Thursday July 6th – 4-6pm
 Friday July 7 – noon – 3pm
 Monday July 10th – 4-6pm
 Tuesday July 11 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday July 12th 930 – 1130am
 Thursday July 13th 4-6pm
 Friday July 14 – noon – 3pm
 Saturday July 15 – noon – 3pm
 Monday July 17 – 4-6pm
 Tuesday July 18 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday July 19 – 930 -1130am
 Thursday July 20 – 4-6pm
 Friday July 21 – noon – 3pm
 Saturday July 22 – noon – 3pm
 Monday July 24 – 4-6pm
 Tuesday July 25 – 4-6pm
 Wednesday July 26 – 930-1130am
 Thursday July 27 – 4-6pm
 Friday July 28th – noon – 3pm
 Saturday July 29th – noon – 3pm
• General Library Helper
 Weekly 1 hour – clean and sanitize children’s toys and tables.

 

 

Miamisburg Branch:
545 E Linden Ave.
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
• Program Helper – Tween Tuesday – Assist with running drop-in activities at a weekly program to include: games, crafts, and snacks. Needs to be comfortable working with kids ages 8 – 12. Experience with age group would be very helpful. The ability to commit with at least several dates is preferred.
 Tuesday May 2nd – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday May 9th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday May 16th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday May 23rd – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday May 30th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday June 6th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday June 13th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday June 20th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday July 11th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday July 18th – 3:30 – 5:15pm
 Tuesday July 25th – 3:30 – 5:15pm

• Thursday Fun (Summer Challenge Events) – assist with running stations: Crafts, games, Snacks etc. Needs to be comfortable directing children with simple instructions and engaging them in activities.
 Wednesday May 17th 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday June 8th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday June 15th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday June 22nd – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday June 29th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday July 6th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday July 13th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday July 20th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Thursday July 27th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
• Homework Helper
 Any day Monday – Friday from 3:30 – 5:30 or 4:00 – 6:00pm September – December
• Miamisburg Spring Fling Parade – Walk the parade with staff alongside the Bookmoble to hand out candy to children watching the parade.
 Saturday May 20th 9:00am – 12:30pm (or sooner)
• Library Mascot – Walk the parade with staff alongside the Bookmobile to waive to the crowd.
 Saturday May 20th 9:00am – 12:30pm (or sooner)

 

 

New Lebanon Branch:
715 W Main St
New Lebanon, Ohio 45345
• Reading Buddies
 September – December TBD

 

 

Northmont Branch:
333 W National Road
Englewood, Ohio 45322
• Program Helper – Build a Bird House for 3rd and 4th Graders – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the bird house program. (2 volunteers needed)
 Tuesday June 6th – 9:30am – noon
 Tuesday June 20th – 9:30am – noon
• Book Lunch – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the book club with food, activities, and more.
 Tuesday June 6th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday June 13th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday June 20th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday June 27th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday July 11th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday July 18th – noon – 2pm
 Tuesday July 25th – noon – 2pm
• T-Shirt Decorating – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. Participants will decorating t-shirts based on the Summer Challenge theme.
 Thursday July 20th – 12:45pm – 2:15pm
• Decorate the Library – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. Participants will be painting large designs to hang in the Library all summer. (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday June 8th – 12:45 – 2:15pm
• Build a Fort – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. Participants will be teaming up with friends to build a fort. (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday June 22nd – 12:45 – 2:15pm
• Pet Shower for Humane Society – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. Participants can bring gifts to rescue dogs.
 Thursday June 29th – 12:45 – 2:15pm
• Building a Dance – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday July 6th – 12:45 – 2:15pm
• Recycling and Litter – Assisting the Children Services Librarian prior to and during the program with food, activities, and more. (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday July 13th – 12:45 – 2:15pm

 

 

Northwest Branch:
2410 Philadelphia Dr.
Dayton, Ohio 45405
• Program Helper – Maker Kit – Take 5 Youth Services Conference – Assist the Teen Services Coordinator in demonstrating the Maker Kits and more.
 Friday May 5th – 12:45 – 3:15pm
 Featured kits are:
 3D
 Circuit
 Computing
 Etextile
 Kitchen
 Laser
 Music
 Photography/Stop Motion
 Textile
• Program Helper – Computer Helper – Assist patrons in keeping up with the Library staff instructor when teaching the class.
 Mouse Basics
o Tuesday May 9th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
o Tuesday July 11th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Computer Keyboard
o Tuesday May 16th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
o Tuesday July 18th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Computer Basics
o Tuesday July 25th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Internet Basics
o Tuesday May 30th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
o Tuesday August 1st – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Email Basics
o Tuesday June 6th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
o Tuesday August 8th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Internet Applied
o Tuesday June 13th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Email Applied
o Tuesday June 20th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 PowerPoint Basics
o Tuesday June 27th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 The Cloud
o Tuesday July 11th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
o Tuesday August 15th – 5:15 – 7:45pm
 Mouse Basics for Older Adults
o Thursday July 13th – 1:45 – 4:15pm
 Computer Keyboard for Older Adults
o Thursday July 20th – 1:45 – 4:15pm
 Computer Basics for Older Adults
o Thursday July 27th – 1:45 – 4:15pm
 Internet Basics for Older Adults
o Thursday August 3rd – 1:45 – 4:15pm
 Word Basics for Older Adults
o Thursday August 24th – 1:45 – 4:15pm
• Program Helper – Anime Club: (teen volunteer)
 Monday June 5th – 530-730pm
 Monday August 7th – 530-730pm
• Program Helper – Teen Art and Making (teen volunteer)
 Monday May 8th – 530-730pm
 Monday May 15th – 530-730pm
 Monday May 22nd – 530-730pm
 Monday June 12th – 530-730pm
 Monday June 19th – 530-730pm
 Monday June 26th – 530-730pm
 Monday July 10th – 530-730pm
 Monday July 17th – 530-730pm
 Monday July 24th – 530-730pm
 Monday July 31st – 530-730pm
 Monday August 14th – 530-730pm
 Monday August 21st – 530-730pm
 Monday August 28th – 530 – 730pm
• Program Helper – Teen BookClub (teen volunteer)
 Tuesday May 9th – 4-530pm
 Tuesday June 13th – 4-530pm
 Tuesday July 11th – 4-530pm
 Tuesday August 10th – 4-530pm
• Program Helper – Teen Gaming (teen volunteer)
 Thursday May 4th – 4-6pm
 Thursday May 11th – 4-6pm
 Thursday May 18th – 4-6pm
 Thursday May 25th – 4-6pm
 Thursday June 1st – 4-6pm
 Thursday June 8th – 4-6pm
 Thursday June 15th – 4-6pm
 Thursday June 22nd – 4-6pm
 Thursday June 29th – 4-6pm
 Thursday July 6th – 4-6pm
 Thursday July 13th – 4-6pm
 Thursday July 20th – 4-6pm
 Thursday July 27th – 4-6pm
 Thursday August 3rd – 4-6pm
 Thursday August 10th – 4-6pm
 Thursday August 17th – 4-6pm
 Thursday August 24th – 4-6pm
 Thursday August 31st – 4-6pm
• Reading Buddies
 Tuesday May 9th – 4pm
 Tuesday May 16th – 4pm
 Tuesday May 23rd – 4pm
 Tuesday May 30th – 4pm
 Tuesday June 6th – 4pm
 Tuesday June 13th – 4pm
 Tuesday June 20th – 4pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 4pm
 Tuesday July 11th – 4pm
 Tuesday July 18th – 4pm
 Tuesday July 25th – 4pm
 Tuesday August 1st – 4pm
 Tuesday August 8th – 4pm
 Tuesday August 15th – 4pm
 Tuesday August 22nd – 4pm
 Tuesday August 29th – 4pm
• Summer Meal Program Helper
 Monday June 5th – 12-2pm
 Tuesday June 6th – 12-2pm
 Wednesday June 7th 12-2pm
 Thursday June 8th 12-2pm
 Monday June 12th 12-2pm
 Tuesday June 13th 12-2pm
 Wednesday June 14th 12-2pm
 Thursday June 15th 12-2pm
 Monday June 19th 12-2pm
 Tuesday June 20th 12-2pm
 Wednesday June 21st 12-2pm
 Thursday June 22nd – 12-2pm
 Monday June 26th – 12-2pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 12-2pm
 Wednesday June 28th 12-2pm
 Thursday June 29th 12-2pm
 Monday July 3rd 12-2pm
 Wednesday July 5th 12-2pm
 Thursday July 6th 12-2pm
 Monday July 10th 12-2pm
 Tuesday July 11th 12-2pm
 Wednesday July 12th 12-2pm
 Thursday July 13th 12-2pm
 Monday July 17th 12-2pm
 Tuesday July 18th – 12-2pm
 Wednesday July 19th – 12-2pm
 Thursday July 20th 12-2pm
 Monday July 24th 12-2pm
 Tuesday July 25th – 12-2pm
 Wednesday July 26th – 12-2pm
 Thursday July 27th – 12-2pm
• Teen Advisory Board – Teens who attend will be involved with designing and running programs for the year, as well as giving input in teen services at the Northwest Branch.
 Monday May 6th – 5-6pm
 Monday June 5th – 5-6pm
 Monday July 3rd – 5-6pm
 Monday August 7th – 5-6pm

 

Outreach Services
• Homebound Delivery Helper
• Ipad Instructional Helper – 
This opportunity allows you to be the 2nd or 3rd helper in the class. The Information Services Assistant teaches the class. The volunteer’s role is to be a pair of eyes that can assist people and make sure they are keeping up with the instructor.
 Wednesday May 3rd – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday May 10th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday May 17th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday May 24th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday May 31st – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday June 7th – 1:30 – 3:30pm
 Wednesday August 2nd – 9am – noon
 Monday August 7th – 1-4pm
 Wednesday August 9th – 9am – noon
 Monday August 14th – 1-4pm
 Wednesday August 16th – 9am – noon
 Monday August 21st – 1-4pm
 Wednesday August 23rd – 9am – noon
 Monday August 28th – 1-4pm

 

 

Trotwood Branch:
651 E Main St.
Trotwood, Ohio 45426
• Homework Helper
 September – December Dates to be determined
• Program Helper – Home Depot Tool Time – Assist Library staff and Home Depot staff with hands-on program where kids, grades K-6 use basic tools to building a simple craft out of wood.
 Thursday July 13th – 1:45 – 3:30pm
• Play and Learn Helper – The Dayton Metro Library is collaborating with 4C for Children to bring the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn group to Trotwood. This program is for children age five and younger with their parent, grandparent, or other caregiver. While the children play and socialize together, caregivers learn about activities they can do from home to support learning. The volunteer would help engage children in activities.
 Friday May 5th – 9:30am – 11:15am
 Friday May 19th – 9:30am – 11:15am

 

 

Vandalia Branch:
500 S Dixie Drive
Vandalia, Ohio 45377
• Reading Buddies
 Saturday May 6th – 10am
 Monday May 15th – 6pm
 Tuesday May 16th – 11am
 Saturday May 20th – 11am
 Tuesday May 23rd – 11am
 Monday May 29th – 6pm
 Tuesday May 30th – 11am
 Saturday June 1st – 11am
 Tuesday June 6th – 11am
 Monday June 12th – 6pm
 Tuesday June 13th – 11am
 Saturday June 17th – 10am
 Tuesday June 20th – 11am
 Monday June 26th – 6pm
 Tuesday June 27th – 11am
 Saturday July 1st – 10am
 Monday July 10th – 6pm
 Tuesday July 11th – 11am
 Saturday July 15th – 10am
 Tuesday July 18th – 11am
 Monday July 24th – 6pm
 Tuesday July 25th – 11am
 Saturday July 29th – 10am
 Tuesday August 1st – 11am
 Monday August 7th – 6pm
 Tuesday August 8th – 11am
 Saturday August 10 – 10am
 Tuesday August 15th – 11am
 Monday August 21st – 6pm
 Tuesday August 22nd – 11am
 Saturday August 26th – 10am
 Tuesday August 29th – 11am

 

 

West Carrollton Branch:
300 E Central Ave.
West Carrollton, Ohio 45449
• Program Helper – Monday Funday – Assist the Children’s Services Librarian in setting and cleaning up the room, and running activity stations:
 An Everyday Leader with Ronald McDonald- Monday June 5th – 2-5pm
 Wreck It! Party – Monday June 12th 2 – 5pm
 Animal Ambassadors – Monday June 19th 2 – 5pm
 Block Party: LEGO, TEGU & More – Monday June 26th – 2-5pm
 T-Shirt and Hospital Bag Decorating – Monday July 3rd – 2-5pm
 Life-size Games and Gaga Ball – Monday July 10th – 2-5pm
 Lunar Base Creation – Monday July 17th 2-5pm
 Tool Time – Monday July 31st 2-5pm

 

 

Westwood Branch:
3207 Hoover Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45407
• Summer Meal Program Helper – Assisting children with lunches, wiping tables down, setting up meeting room.
 Monday June 5th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday June 6th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday June 7th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday June 8th – noon – 130pm
 Friday June 9th – noon – 130pm
 Monday June 12th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday June 13th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday June 14th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday June 15th – noon – 130pm
 Friday June 16th – noon -130pm
 Monday June 19th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday June 20th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday June 21st – noon – 130pm
 Thursday June 22nd – noon – 130pm
 Friday June 23rd – noon – 130pm
 Monday June 26th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday June 27th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday June 28th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday June 29th – noon – 130pm
 Friday June 30th – noon – 130pm
 Monday July 3 – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday July 5th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday July 6th – noon – 130pm
 Friday July 7th – noon – 130pm
 Monday July 10th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday July 11th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday July 12th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday July 13th – noon – 130pm
 Friday July 14th – noon – 130pm
 Monday 17th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday July 18th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday July 19th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday July 20th – noon – 130pm
 Friday July 21st – noon – 130pm
 Monday July 24th – noon – 130pm
 Tuesday July 25th – noon – 130pm
 Wednesday July 26th – noon – 130pm
 Thursday July 27th – noon – 130pm
 Friday July 28th – noon – 130pm

 

 

Wilmginton Stroop Branch:
3980 Wilmington Pike
Dayton, Ohio 45429
• Reading Buddies
 Friday July 21st – 4pm
 Saturday May 27th – 11am
 Saturday June 10th – 11am
 Saturday July 22nd – 11am
 Saturday August 12th – 11am
 Saturday August 26th – 11am
• Program Helper – Hidden Art with Habitat for Humanity – Helping children decorate dry wall with art and messages of hope and kindness for installation in future Habitat Homes (2 volunteers needed)
 Wednesday May 17th 10:00am – 5:00pm (a few hours is acceptable)
• Program Helper- Decorate Your T-Shirts – Helping children prep T-Shirts for tracing and coloring with fabric markers. (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday May 25th – 2:45 – 5:15pm
• Program Helper- Tool Time partnering with Home Depot – Helping children build small items from kits supplied by Home Depot probably using some tools (2 volunteers needed)
 Thursday June 22nd – 12:45 – 3:15pm
• Program Helper – LEGO Challenge – Listen to children describe what they created using LEGOS and then picking winners in each age group from 1st – 3rd place. Being a good listener and being familiar with LEGOS would be a plus. (3 volunteers needed)
 Saturday July 8th – 2:15 – 4:15pm

 

 

For more information about any of these opportunities, contact Dave Hicks, Volunteer Services Manager, at [email protected] or 937-496-8638.

 


FilmDayton

FilmDayton is looking for volunteers to help build their location database. Photographing and writing short descriptions of Dayton area locations that could be used in filming movies. Some basic website knowledge required to upload photos to web-based database required. An orientation meeting with FilmDayton required, but hours are totally up to you. For more info please contact [email protected].
Learn more about FilmDayton here.

 


The Historic Plaza Theatre

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer and put your service to work for a great community cause? Do you like to work hard and also have fun? Do you like to smile and talk to people and make them happy?
The Historic Plaza Theatre is searching for a few good volunteers to help out at the theatre… from assisting patrons, taking tickets, and answering questions to ushering and working at the concessions. Volunteers work as concessions, ticket takers and ushers at The Historic Plaza Theatre. Ushers are responsible for seating patrons, enforcing house policies, assisting patrons, and answering questions. They may also assist with mailings, staff fair and festival booths, and other tasks if time allows.
Become a Volunteer:
The theatre is now accepting applications! Volunteers will be required to come in at a specified time prior to the event, be trained on the spot, and then, if room allows, will receive free admission to the movie showing. (No vouchers.) They expect the same high standards of professionalism from volunteers as from paid staff members!
If you or someone you know may be interested, send an email to [email protected].
Learn more about THe Historic Plaza Theatre here.

 


Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

The Museum Gallery Series: 3rd Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 PM February – November. Pyramid Hill is looking for volunteers to help with their monthly opening receptions for the fine art gallery shows.
For more information about this volunteer opportunity, contact:
Jeni Barton
Director of Programming and Administration
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
[email protected], 513-868-8336
Learn more about Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum here.

 


In this section, we list short-term volunteer opportunities and those related to specific projects. Many wonderful cultural organizations also have ongoing calls for volunteers. To find organizations that fit your interests, check out our Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region.

 


Caesar’s Ford Theatre

Auditions for The Thirteen Clocks
Audition Dates: By appointment
Additional Info: These are non-paid / non-union acting positions. Auditions are by appointment. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script and sing 15 bars from a musical of your choice. You may bring a CD or sing acapella. Head shots and resumes are recommended but not required. To schedule an audition please contact James J. Cain at [email protected].
Learn more about auditioning for Caesar’s Ford Theatre here.

 


Dayton Playhouse

Auditions for FutureFest 2017
Audition Dates: May 29 & 30, 2017

 

Learn more about auditioning for Dayton Playhouse here.

 


Dayton Theatre Guild

Auditions for All My Sons
Audition Dates: June 26 & 27, 2017

 

Learn more about auditioning for Dayton Theatre Guild here.

 


Playhouse South

Auditions for Once Upon a Mattress
Audition Dates: June 5th and 6th at 7pm
Location: Playhouse South, 3750 Far Hills Ave. Kettering, OH 45429

 

Learn more about auditioning for Playhouse South here.

 


Sinclair Theatre

Auditions for Blues for an Alabama Sky
Audition Dates: May 30th, 6pm
Location: Sinclair’s Black Box Theatre, Room 2411 (Fourth Floor, Building 2)

 

Sign up to audition for Sinclair Theatre here.

 


Sock & Buskin Players

Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Audition Date: Saturday, June 3. Performers age 10-13 will audition from 10 to noon. Auditions for ages 14 and older will be held from 1-3 pm.
Location: Grace Methodist Church – 9411 N Co Rd 25A, Piqua

 

Learn more about auditioning for Sock & Buskin Players here.

 


Does your organization have a career or volunteer opportunity you’d like us to share? Contact Karen Maner, Communications & Project Manager, at [email protected].