Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Free Arts NYC!

Teen Arts Program

We are now recruiting mentors for Creative Lab which runs from October to June.  Creative Lab offers teens an introduction to the many facets of the creative industry and cultural institutions across New York City. Once a month, teens visit professional artist studios or attend FANYC-led workshops on professional development skills. During school breaks, teens will tour top creative companies and network with professionals in the creative industry. Volunteer mentors are paired one-on-one with a teen (9th – 12th grade) to support them with professional development skills and in honing their fine arts practice. Mentors and mentees meet twice a month in person and maintain regular communication throughout the cycle.

2 afternoons per month (group visit and one-on-one meeting)
1 – 2 points of communication per month to support career readiness skill-building (via email, phone, skype)

Orientation, Online Application, Interview, Background Check and 3 Hour Training

For more information, please complete this form. Recruitment begins in September 2018.

Free Arts Day Program

We are always accepting volunteers to assist at our Free Arts Day events. Volunteers support Free Arts staff in preparing and passing out materials, assisting youth and their mentors, and creating a supportive environment for our participants.

Interested volunteers should have availability weekday mornings and/or afternoons, as there are limited weekend Free Arts Day events. For more information or to enroll as a Free Arts Day Event Volunteer, please contact our Free Arts Day Program Manager.