Volunteer at Women & Their Work

Women & Their Work is an art organization located in Central Austin that serves as a catalyst for contemporary art created by women living and working in Texas and beyond. Volunteers and interns play an essential role in making our gallery a welcoming and vibrant space for all. There are many ways to get involved!

Volunteer Opportunities

Visitor Experience Volunteers

Visitor Experience Volunteers welcome visitors to the gallery and offer information about the organization’s history and current exhibition. They also lend a hand in our Gift Shop by assisting customers, ringing up sales, and keeping things looking fresh. Visitor Experience Volunteers work a regular, assigned shift once a week or on alternating weekends for 2-4 hours.

Specific Duties:

  • Greet visitors and orient them to the gallery space, current exhibition, upcoming programs, and membership.

  • Answer questions regarding the history of Women & Their Work, as well as the current exhibition.

  • Ensure that the front desk area is stocked with up-to-date materials.

  • Provide customer service in the Gift Shop by answering questions from shoppers and completing sales transactions.

  • Help keep the Gift Shop looking presentable by restocking items, polishing jewelry, and cleaning displays.

Gallery Operations Volunteers

Gallery Operations Volunteers hold weekday positions and serve one or more aspects of the gallery. Time commitments vary depending on the demands of the particular projects. We offer Internships with a semester-long time commitment from the student.

Operations Projects:

  • Education Programs & Informational Materials

  • Guided Tours

  • Art Installation & Gallery Prep

  • Website and Social Media

  • Membership & Event Planning

Events Volunteers

Only free in the evenings? Events Volunteers play an essential role during our art openings, member parties, fundraisers and other gallery events that typically take place in the evening and on weekends. Time commitment and duties varies by event.

Event Volunteer Roles:

  • Set up & take down

  • Front Door Greeter

  • Bartender

  • Photographer/videographer

  • Gift Shop sales

  • General assistance

Most volunteer shifts occur during gallery hours Monday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturdays 12pm-6pm. Volunteers of all genders are welcome!


As a thank you, our volunteers receive a 10% discount in our Gift Shop.
Volunteers who donate 80+ hours in a calendar year receive complimentary Artist or Art Fan membership.

How to Apply for a Volunteer position:

Email Diane Sikes, [email protected] and include your skills, interest, and availability.