Our volunteer family comes from all walks of life. We have retirees looking for something fun to do. College interns in search of real-world experience. Community members who want to make a difference in Newark. Arts lovers eager to share their passion. Whatever your story, there’s a place for you here at NJPAC.

We Can’t Wait To Meet You

It’s easy to become a volunteer! If you’re new: click the button to submit our quick and easy sign-up application. if you already have a volunteer account: click the button to sign in and register for your next session.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Our bustling offices are always in need of administrative assistance. Put your organizational skills to good use as you manage our switchboard, sort mail, file documents, and make phone calls. Or maybe computers are more your speed—we always need more folks with technological prowess (microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint are a plus). Our staff will be there to guide you.

Hours: regular business hours (mon – fri, 9 am – 5 pm)
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Are you a people person? Be the face of NJPAC while you engage with our community to spread the arts. Lend a hand at our free events throughout Newark, like “Books on the Move,” “Jazz Jam Sessions,” and “Sounds of the City.” Represent NJPAC at local festivals, parades, and outdoor gatherings. Work a booth or table handing out promotional information about upcoming performances.

hours: weekends, with limited weekdays and evenings
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Put on your customer service hat! Join us on performance nights and give our patrons the best experience ever. You might distribute programs, assist ushers, answer questions, work the coat and bag check, or greet large groups arriving by bus. If you know how to make people feel right at home—and if you love the fun of “show night”—this is for you.

Hours: evenings and weekends, with limited mornings and afternoons
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Are you a current or former educator? Are you an artist, writer, dancer, or performer? Do you want to share your arts knowledge with NJPAC’s students, or support our master teaching artists in the classroom? Let us know your area of expertise, and we’ll connect you with the right educational program.

Hours: timing and opportunities vary
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If you’re a college student or recent graduate, we’d love to hear from you! We can help you gain the experience you need, whether you want to learn about nonprofits, marketing, administration, film/tv, the arts—or whether you’re in the process of figuring out your path. Not only is NJPAC a great resume builder, you’ll meet and connect with staff members who could be incredibly valuable on your career journey.

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As an NJPAC volunteer I feel connected to my community and excited to help it thrive.

Larousse Pierre
NJPAC Volunteer