Volunteer

Interested in the Arts? Volunteers shape KIAC!

From one evening to one year, there are so many ways you can get involved at KIAC!

🖼 Welcome visitors to our visual arts galleries on Saturday afternoons
🎶 Catch a concert after taking tickets at the door
🥂 Meet new people while bartending at our concession
🧁 Share your love of baking by making treats for the Film Festival and other events
📸 Build your social and digital media skills by snapping pics and videos at events
📓 Help shape KIAC programming and projects by joining a committee
💵 Gain and share governance knowledge and shape KIAC’s strategy by joining the Board of Directors

😻 And, as a thank you, KIAC will offer some fun perks and rewards!

  • KIAC-Cash redeemable towards events, memberships, concession, and equipment rentals
  • Admission to KIAC concerts and performances
  • KIAC merch & more!

🎉 Plus, volunteering at KIAC also connects you with a great community of people coming together to make art available to Dawson City residents and visitors. Share your talents and passions and learn new skills!

To get more info or to sign up as a volunteer simply fill out this form and we’ll reach out to you with opportunities based on your interests:

Volunteer Opportunities

Dawson Film Fest

Yukon Riverside Arts Festival Volunteers!
YRAF takes place June 9-12, 2022 and is jam packed with events, shows, artist installations and activities! Help with set-up/tear-down, transportation, merch or decoration making, art installation hosting, Artist Market KIAC Booth, workshop assistants and more! For the full list of volunteer roles and to sign up for shifts goHERE!

KIAC Ballroom Performance

Event Volunteers! 
Event volunteers will assist one-off events such as film screenings, musical concerts, performing arts events, gallery openings, artist talks and more. Help welcome guests, take tickets, venue set-up, and bar/concession sales.

Odd Gallery

Gallery Volunteers!
Do you love art and want to help other people enjoy it too? Welcome visitors on Saturday afternoons to our visual arts galleries, the ODD Gallery at Dënäkär Zho and Confluence Gallery at SOVA.

Baking & Cooking Volunteers! 
Share your love of baking or cooking by making treats for Film Festival, meals for Youth Art Enrichment and other events! We’re always looking for folks to help prepare, cook, and serve a variety of meals and food.

Street Scene Filming

Documentation Volunteers! 📸
Build your social and digital media skills by snapping pics and videos at events!

Writers!
Whether it’s an exhibition review, a community interview, or an article for the paper, we welcome those who have a passion for creative writing.

Building Volunteers!
Do you have a special skill you’d like to share with us to improve the Dënäkär Zho building and our spaces?

Transportation Volunteers!
Do you like to zip around and get things done? We often need things picked up in Whitehorse, tables/chairs dropped off for special events, or artists who may need a ride to the airport. Driving is a great way to help out!

Committees & Board of Directors!
Do you want to be part of the behind-the-scenes magic to plan what happens at KIAC? Committees meet throughout the year and are responsible for selections, planning events, and helping shape the direction of KIAC! Examples of committees are:

  • Gallery Exhibition or Artist-in-Residence Selections
  • Film Festival Selections & Festival Planning
  • Performing Arts Events
  • Welcoming Committee
  • Education and Programs
  • Board of Directors

For more info about volunteering, call 867-993-5005 or email kiac@kiac.ca

Illustration credit: Todd Stewart (except for baked goods drawing, artist unknown)