WANTED: PEOPLE WHO CARE

If you care about our mission, consider volunteering with us.

Determine how much time you can commit. Scroll down to see how you can help put our youth on a path to success. When you find something that meets your skills, time and purpose, contact us. We really want to hear from you.

Number of hours you can commit:

A little time. A lot of appreciation.

To see a show and support our youth in their artistic journey. Many of our productions take place in juvenile justice facilities, providing a backdrop that makes the stories more powerful. More poignant. More unforgettable. Many of our young people have never been on stage before and are excited to share their stories. They’re crafted with nuance, action, hope and heart-wrenching circumstance. These are stories that deserve to be heard.

Volunteer to take pictures or video at an event or performance. We are always looking for someone who can handle a camera and help us showcase our young peoples’ drive and determination. 

Number of hours you can commit:

Spend a day or evening with Storycatchers.

Join our production team to setup scenery, lights, props, costumes. Stage skills are appreciated, but not always needed. Sometimes, we just need a little more elbow grease. It’s not glamorous, but it’s critical to sharing our young people’s stories.

Volunteer at an event and enjoy the company of our staff and youth while building awareness for our mission, raising funds or making connections in a local community. 

Hang out with our Admin team to help with with a variety of office tasks. It’s the small things that add up to big impact. Help improve our workspace by scanning old scripts into PDF, inputing critical data into Excel, even do online research on juvenile justice topics. 

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Now we’re getting serious…

Help plan an community or fundraising event. Spend 4-5 hours per week for five weeks being an integral part of the team who puts on exciting, meaningful experiences throughout the year. It’s a good way to see what we do from the inside and perhaps dig deeper into the issues with which our young people struggle.

Take on a marketing, community engagement or development project. We need skilled volunteers who can proactively lead tiny-but-mighty initiatives. Create gift baskets for donors, plan holiday parties, organize our archival documents, reach out to businesses for donations, create a video project, optimize our Google Analytics, lead a management training. 

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Intern with Storycatchers.

Commit three months and immerse yourself in our mission. We have formal unpaid internship opportunities for people who are interested in learning more about an arts-development curriculum for court-involved youth, studying under an administrative mentor or join our case management team inside our Changing Voices program.

We accept individuals with a general interest in our work, as well as students who are looking for class credit toward a career in the arts or social justice. Internships require a commitment of at least three months, and at least 15 hours per week. They are led by an experienced staff person who act as a mentor and supervisor throughout. 

Interns who work within a program may be required to pass background checks and a drug test to be allowed into the justice facilities where we work. 

To learn more about internships, contact John Armstrong.

Decide you want to volunteer?

Now talk to John. He’ll want to know more about your interests, passions, skills and availability and set up a time to chat.

Email John

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