Del Ray Artisans

Volunteer Opportunities

Del Ray Artisans is a community of artists and non-artists who understand and appreciate the impact that the Arts have on our community as a whole. By using the Arts to reach out to everyone, we can build a stronger, more vital place to live and work. Volunteers of all ages are welcome and needed to forward this mission. Our volunteers:

  • Help with exhibit installations & opening receptions
  • Work in our garden
  • Guide children with arts and crafts projects
  • Help with mailings
  • Write for our newsletter
  • Help with special events & fundraisers
  • Adopt-a-park/ clean up our park
  • And much more...

Contact the for more information.


Current Needs

View our Weekly eNews (eBlast) for the most up-to-date list of volunteer needs. Open the most recent eNews date, then scroll down to CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS.


Volunteer Book

Volunteer Hours Tracking for Members

Del Ray Artisans [Active Level] Members are required to volunteer for at least 12 hours/year. There are two ways you can record your hours:

Record in the Volunteer Book: Add your volunteer hours to the book located behind the gallery desk. If you don't yet have a page, start from a blank form in the front.
   - or -
Email your Hours: Please send your hours (the day, times and who you worked with) to:


Ongoing Needs

Assist or Organize Fundraising Activities

[DRA members only] This is a rewarding way to meet your volunteer committment. Interested members should contact or for details.

Gardening

Have you got a green thumb? Del Ray Artisans is looking for garden volunters. Contact or for details.

Help with Program Workshops

[DRA members only] This is another rewarding way to meet your volunteer commitment and takes less than 1/2 hour per workshop. Duties include taking role, collecting fees, and placing fees in a lockbox. Interested members should contact or for details.

Pick Up Litter

We need help with litter pick-up in Colasanto Park from March through November. Inspections are on Mondays, so Sunday is the best pick-up day but not a hard rule. If you are interested in assisting, contact .

Reach Out for Del Ray Artisans!

[DRA members only] Help coordinate our participation in community events. Sign up today for the: First Thursday Committee (May-Sep), Art on the Avenue Committee (1st Saturday in October event), or Community Requests Committee (ad hoc). Interested members should contact or for details.


Supported in part by:
City of AlexandriaAlexandria Commission for the ArtsVirginia Commission for the ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Del Ray Artisans gallery
at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1124
Phone: 703-838-4827 | Directions

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www.TheDelRayArtisans.org

Thursday:  Noon to 6 pm
First Thursday (May-Sep):  Noon to 9 pm
Friday:  Noon to 9 pm
Saturday:  Noon to 9 pm
Sunday:  Noon to 6 pm

Free admission, Open to the public