Wilkes University


Volunteer with the Sordoni Art Gallery

Do you have a love and appreciation of the arts?

Share your passion for the arts with the community by volunteering with us at the Sordoni Art Gallery. When you volunteer at the gallery, you'll be supporting our mission by directly engaging visitors with the arts. Students, faculty, staff and community members are all welcome to apply. 

To apply, please fill out our short online application form or contact Nikki Lewis at Nicole.lewis1@wilkes.edu for additional information.

Fall 2018 Special Event Volunteers:
Expected monthly time commitment: Two to 10 hours
Special Event Volunteers will represent the gallery at public lectures, workshops and events. Volunteers will assist with event set-up and tear-down as well as greet gallery visitors. When necessary, volunteers will collect tickets, manage registration and sign-in tables, and hand out exhibition materials to visitors.

Spring 2019 Family Program Volunteers:
Expected monthly time commitment: Two to 10 hours
Family Program Volunteers will assist with the Sordoni Art Gallery's family and children's programming. Volunteers will lead arts activities and children's tours, read stories and help bring the arts into the community at Third Friday Art Walks and the downtown Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market.

Fall 2018 Gallery Docent Volunteers:
Expected monthly time commitment: Two to 10 hours
Gallery Docents will lead free group tours through the gallery on a monthly or bi-weekly basis. Docents will serve as hosts and provide a welcoming atmosphere to all tour participants. Gallery Docents will be art enthusiasts who interpret the exhibitions and help visitors gain a deeper understanding of the artwork on display.

Fall 2018 Gallery Social Media Student Ambassadors:
Expected monthly time commitment: Four to 10 hours
Gallery Ambassadors work with gallery staff to establish an online connection between the Sordoni Art Gallery and the larger Wilkes-Barre community. Wilkes University Student Ambassadors will spread positive news, share information about upcoming events and encourage followers to visit the Sordoni Art Gallery.