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Volunteer

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 2021 and encourage you to apply if you are available.

The camp will take place over 8 weeks, beginning July 6th through August 27th.

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

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

Danielle Acocella
Brigitte Aflalo-Calderon
Preisha Agarwal
Zakia Ahmed
Mi Lee Ahn
Alisa Algava
Carin Algava
Vijay Aluwalia
Jaime An-Wong
Sherri Andrews
Jyotika Bahree
Bahree-Agarwal Family
Heather Barros
John Bing
Mic Diño Boekelmann
Charu Bountra
Nikita Choksi
Aashi Choksi
Geeta Chopra
Mikel Cirkus
Rob Coghan
Bethany Collins
Maureen Connolly-Hersh
Claire Coyle
Allegra D’Adamo
Jhanak Dadlani
Shreya Dadlani
Jasmine Dadlani
Nalini Damarla
Stephanie Ding
Anna Dombrowski
Joan Druckman
Ilene Dube
Latoya Edwards
Martine Elefson
Rick Engel
Anna Evans
Gary Fournier
Hanna Fox
Lisa Freeman
Doreen Garelick
Isha Gawas-Sarma

Linda Geevers
Samhita Ghosh
Asmi Gurub
Vikram Guruswamy
Elane Gutterman
Ethan H
Juliette Halpin
Patricia Hardigree
Anne Hersh
Hersh Family
Carol Herts
Carol Hoffman
Gina Holland
Joy Bailey Horton
Kathleen Hurley Liao
Uma Kapoor
Anika Kapoor
Sophia Kimm
Heidi Kleinman
Catherine Kreyche
Renee Kumar
Julia Kundu
Wey-Wey Kwok
Karen Langevin
Judy Langille
Sabrina Liding
Peter Ligeti
Bruce Lindsay
Kavitha Maddula
Andrea Mandel
Jenna Manolakos
Paigen Manolakos
Tessa Manolakos
Aarti Mantri
Julia Marabella
Lori Marabella
Sherin Mattappallil
Edith McGowan
Sanya Mehra
Gail Mitchell
Anika Mittal
Chris Mittendorf

Andrew Morris
Valerie Nelson
Zia Ostawal
Alexandra Paskhaver
Mary Paskhaver
Yamini Pathak
People & Stories
Latika Prabhakar
James Puglia
Stan Raatz
Dinah Rabinovich
Aanya Rajesh
Megna Rastogi
Mishka Rastogi
Rupa Sanbui
Lori Saporito
Vidhi Sapru
Anusha Saran
Barbara Schaeffer
Carol Schepps
Bill Schimmel
Alexandra Schoenberg
Karen Schoenitz
Rooma Sehar
Emmanuel Serrano
Janet Serrano
Hamd Seth
Shefali Shah Chong
Adria Sherman
Steven Smith
Sashi Sreekanth
Jo Sutera
Chanika Svetvilas
Sai Pranav Theerthala
Sai Srujana Theerthala
Gina Turner
Archana Vadivelu
Priya Venkatesh
Saanya Vohra
Barbara Weinfield
Ivia Yavelow
Jennifer Yuan
Ann Zawartkay

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.