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!

2019 Summer Internship Opportunity

PR/Social Media
Develop social media campaigns for exhibitions, programs and events
Assist with newsletter content and email marketing campaigns
Provide support to online, social media efforts to target new audiences
Assist with social media updates & posts
Assist with creation and distribution of promotional materials
Update and maintain press archives
Act as Gallery Attendant providing visitor services, as needed

Skills needed:
Proficiency in iOS and Mac processing
Proficient in social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, etc.
Excellent written communication skills

Internship dates: June - August 2019. With the opportunity to continue through fall.
Interviews will begin in mid- April. Positions are open until filled.

How to Apply

Please email Diane Sikes, [email protected] with the following

  • Cover letter letting us know what you hope to learn and what you would contribute
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Your semester schedule (if available)

Please list the title of the internship you are applying for in your email’s subject line

Volunteer Opportunities

Visitor Experience

Volunteers welcome visitors to the gallery and offer information about the organization’s history and current exhibition. Visitor Experience Volunteers work a regular, assigned shift once a week or on alternating weekends for 2-4 hours.

  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

  • Set up & take down

  • Front Door Greeter

  • Bartender

  • Photographer/videographer

  • General assistance

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


Volunteers who donate 80+ hours in a calendar year receive complimentary Artist or Art Fan membership.

Fill out the following to apply for a Volunteer position:


Volunteer Information


For additional questions, email Diane Sikes, [email protected]