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Volunteer

2022 National Volunteer Week! (April 17th – 23rd)

 

Over 135 dedicated and energetic individuals make up the volunteer roles at the West Windsor Arts Council. These folks share their time and skills in service of transforming the world around us through the arts. WWAC volunteers help in many ways from organizing and running exhibitions, to event support, fundraising, serving on advisory committees, and by providing leadership through board membership. Day in and day out, each individual’s contributions are greatly appreciated and valued. 

Scroll down to see the complete list of all our volunteers.
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We are better because of you!

Adult Volunteer of the Year

Eilleen Cardone

Adult Volunteer of the Year

Mikel Cirkus

High School Student Volunteer of the Year

Olivia Popovic

High School Student Volunteer of the Year

Sanjay Potluri

Dedication Awards

 

This award is given to those individuals who have dedicated a notable amount of hours. The Gold Award is given to those who gave 80 or more hours. The Silver Award is given to those who gave 65 to 80 hours. And the Bronze Award is given to those who gave 50 to 64 hours to us. We are pleased to highlight these individuals and their commitment to the community and the West Windsor Arts Center!

Gold Award

Sebastin Silva
Massimiliano Ravotto
Nikeeta Khurana
Sahil Nadkarni

Silver Award

Mira Kher
Solea Rubbiano
Ashlynn Potter
Sree Kandula

Bronze Award

Vidhi Sapru
Ava Hamilton
Anvita Kulkarni
Ava Zhang
Srishti Mohta
Julia Kundu
Margaret Lockman
Agriya Bansal 
Olivia Piccione
Sarah Glickson

Special thanks to our 2022 Gala and Art Auction volunteers

Elyse Alter
Jyotika Bahree
Kristen Breedlove
Mikel Cirkus
Maureen Connolly-Hersh

Richard Engel
Vishnu Enjapoori
Elane Gutterman
Chris Mittendorf
Andrew Morris

Aarti Nathan
Vidhi Sapru
Shefali Shah Chong
Hema Shankar
Sashi Sreekanth

We could not have done it without you.  Thank you to all our volunteers during the past year!

Danielle Acocella
Brigitte Aflalo-Calderon
Ashira Agarwal
Siddharth Aggarwal
Sanchita Agrawal
Zakia Ahmed
Sarah Alankara
Alisa Algava
Elyse Alter
Joanne Amantea
Kavita Amin
Lichuhan(Amy) Amy Chen
Jaime An-Wong
Ci-Ning Ang
Olivia Popovic
Kashish Arora
Jyotika Bahree
Sristy Sood
Maureen Bennett
Laura Berlik
Angelina Berrios
Arushi Biswas
Charu Bountra
Kristen Breedlove
Joan Capaldo
Eilleen Cardone
Kathleen Chen
Grace Chiarella
Thomas Chiola
Nikita Choksi
Geeta Chopra
Anna Chum
Mikel Cirkus
Maureen Connolly-Hersh
Shreya Dadlani
Mitali Deshmukh
Stephanie Ding
Joann Donatiello
Latoya Edwards
Sara Egan
Richard Engel
Vishnu Enjapoori
Anna Evans
Ari Farber
Joyce Felsenfeld
Tess Fields

Doreen Garelick
Leena GeethaDivakaran Nair
Samhita Ghosh
Varsha Gireesh
Gunjan Gogia
Sarah Gupta
Elane Gutterman
Megan Healey
Carol Herts
Amanda Hicks
Gina Holland
Robert Hummel
Judith Hummer
Ahana Joshi
Carole Jury
Anika Kapoor
Uma Kapoor
Thomas Kelly
Zoya Khan
Heidi Kleinman
Anitha Krishnamurthi
Renee Kumar
Sandy Kurinsky.
Jodi Landis
Brian Langille
Jaimie Liao
Sabrina Liding
Cindy Lin
Eleni Litt
Cathy Loevner
Kavitha Maddula
Aarti Mantri
Barbara March
Sherin Mattappallil
Hetal Mistry
Chris Mittendorf
Suhina Mohanty
Andrew Morris
Kate Mosley
Nihar Mulpuri
Aarti Nathan
Abby Nishiwaki
Sreya None Jonnalagadda
Novo Nordisk
Zia Ostawal

Out of the Blue A cappella, WW-P HS North
Emily Perez
Ruth Perl
Amanda Popovic
Sanjay Potluri
Latika Prabhakar
Ilisha Prakash
Princeton University Community Action Group
Saanvi Puri
Gayatri Raheja
Rupa Sanbui
Vidhi Sapru
Anusha Saran
Jessica Schadt
Barbara Schaeffer
Ann Schmidt
Monica Sebald-Kennedy
Rooma Sehar
SEWA Internation
Connie Shaffer
Shefali Shah Chong
Rohan Sharma
Aditya Shivpuriya
Shreya Shruti Tandon
Anokhi Shukla
Silver Linings A cappella, WW-P HS North
Margaret Simpson
Tushar Singh
SiriOm Singh
Ron Snyder
Sashi Sreekanth
Clara Sue Beym
Camille Takyi
Megan Uhaze
Archana Vadivelu
Lynn Varga
Seema Vashisht
Emily Vaspory
Kuyili Velagapudi
Priya Venkatesh
Barbara Weinfield
Lois Westfield
Ivia Yavelow
Jennifer Yuan
Ann Zawartkay

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)

Volunteer responsibilities include:

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

Volunteers will build skills including: 

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

Student Opportunities

  • The Special Event Crew responsibilities include helping with various on-site community events, exhibitions, and seasonal projects
  • The Youth Committee for External Affairs responsibilities include working with the External Affairs Committee with fundraising and other important projects

Adult Applicants

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 currently accepting applications for Summer 2022 and encourage you to apply if you are available.

The camp will take place over 10 weeks, beginning June 27 through September 2.

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

*We will be updating the status of the summer camp as we approach the date

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.