Here at The Arts Village, we are always looking for volunteers to help us out at events, and with our regular activities.

Most volunteering opportunities are casual one-off opportunities, and are sent out via our volunteer email newsletter, sign up below. During this time of change post-COVID 19 we continue to support and communicate with our volunteers.

Recent Volunteer Callouts

WORKING BEE: We are refreshing our Cottage (Cafe) and Mosaic Galleries and looking for lovely working bees to help us clean and repaint the walls! Looking for volunteers who…

  • will already have some experience painting walls
  • are ready for the physicality of this mahi
  • are aged 16 and over.

Wall Prep Dates:
Friday 26th March, 3pm-5pm, Cottage Gallery
Tuesday 6th April, 9.30am-11.30am, Mosaic Gallery
Tuesday 1st June, 9am -12pm, Studio Gallery
Wall Painting Dates:
Saturday 27th March, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Cottage Gallery
Tuesday 6th April, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Mosaic Gallery
Tuesday 1st June, 2pm -5.30pm, Studio Gallery


HOLIDAY ARTS ACADEMY: Art Activity Assistant

Every school holidays, The Arts Village runs an Artist taught School Holiday Programme for 8-12 year olds. Volunteers help to supervise and encourage the children, and assist them and the tutor where needed.

This includes:

  • helping the children complete art activities
  • tidying of Studio 2
  • setup of materials for art activities
  • assisting with child supervision during breaks i.e helping tutor when children are playing outside.

Our aim is to create a safe, creative environment for the children, a positive attitude and plenty of patience is a must. All volunteers who work with children are subject to a police vetting.

If you are interested in volunteering for this role, please get in touch with Tara via email activities@artsvillage.org.nz or give us a ring 07 348 9008

If you would like to have a chat with us about volunteering at The Arts Village, get in touch with us at activities@artsvillage.org.nz or 07 348 9008

Join our Facebook Group for Volunteers: www.facebook.com/groups/artsvillagevolunteer

Subscribe to our mailing list for volunteering at www.artsvillage.org.nz/subscribe