Make a Difference at WWAC

Join the West Windsor Arts Council in our mission of changing the world around us through the arts. By giving your time, you can help your community engage with the transformational power of the arts. Volunteering is an excellent way to get involved while building a network of passionate individuals.

WWAC relies on volunteers for many of our programs. Numerous projects and events have been carried out successfully thanks to the hard work and dedication of our volunteers. 

WWAC volunteers are a diverse group with various skill sets. There are opportunities available for everyone, no special artistic talent needed. We encourage applications from those who value the arts and share our passion for educating and involving the community.

Student Applicants (13-18)

Special Event Crew
September 2023 to January 2024

We are seeking a limited number of high school students to volunteer for our Special Events Crew. The Special Event Crew’s responsibilities include helping with various on-site and off-site events, exhibitions, and seasonal projects. Volunteer dates and times vary, but typically happen on the weekends, usually anywhere from 1 hour to 5 hours. Most events are at the arts center but a few are at other locations.

Students who would like to apply must: 

  • Attend a training session
  • Make a commitment to volunteering from September to the end of January
  • Confirm that their parents/guardians recognize the importance of this commitment, and that the students have time in their schedule to volunteer 
  • Sign up for at least 5 of the volunteer dates
  • Purchase a WWA t-shirt to be worn at the events (cost is $20)

Please take time to look through our current list of dates from September to January. Make sure there are 5 or more dates and times that you will be able to attend. 

View Current List of Dates from September to January

Volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Assisting, planning, and carrying out various events and activities
  • Working both individually and collaboratively
  • Displaying problem-solving skills
  • Communicating respectfully
  • Representing West Windsor Arts in a positive manner

Volunteers will build skills including: 

  • Leadership 
  • Communication 
  • Customer service 
  • Planning 
  • Relationship building
  • Public relations 


We are looking for adult volunteers to serve on Board Committees and assist with galas and events. We are currently accepting applications for the following:

  • Gallery Guides
  • Exhibition Committee
  • Annual Fundraising Gala Planning
  • Special Project and Skills
  • Photograph and Video Documenter
  • Arts Center Garden Crew
  • Internal Affairs Committee
  • External Affairs Committee
  • Governance Board

Positions vary in time commitment and responsibilities, any availability concerns can be addressed after application. 

Incentives Program

Adult volunteers will be able to take advantage of our incentive program that offers WWAC credit for the hours you serve.

Volunteering 20 hours will translate to $25 credits towards a class, going up to $100 credit for 60 hours.


Camp Counselors (14+)

We are seeking students between the ages of 14-18 who love working with children and can assist with our Summer Camps. At this time, all volunteer positions have been filled. We are no longer accepting new counselor applications. Please check back in September for fall break and spring break counselor options.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Must be available to volunteer for at least 2 weeks during the summer to be considered
  • Must participate in training before summer camp begins
  • Attending one of our information sessions in the spring is highly recommended.

Skills volunteers will gain:

  • Organization and time management 
  • Ability to work with children
  • Team player
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Motivation

Congratulations to our 2023 Volunteers of the Year

Volunteers are often the quiet backbone of any nonprofit organization. By providing their time and talents, they fill in the gaps that are needed in order to fulfill the mission and provide robust, well-run, and critical services to the community. At West Windsor Arts, over 200 individuals have honored the organization with their commitment to its mission of cultivating the artist within us all, while inspiring a creative community that is engaged, inclusive and equitable.
Click Here for the 2023 Salute to Our Volunteers

The West Windsor Arts Council was established as an IRS designated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 2002. The WWAC is not affiliated with any local, county, or state governmental agency. It has an independent volunteer board of trustees, and is registered as a charity with the State of New Jersey.