Volunteer

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OVERVIEW

As an entirely volunteer organization, the Forney Arts Council has a variety of opportunities for folks looking to get involved with the arts in our community! We welcome you to complete our Volunteer Interest Form or get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator to discuss your volunteer interests and potential opportunities at: volunteer@forneyarts.org

 

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

VOLUNTEER AT AN EVENT

FAC organizes a variety of arts events throughout the year that rely upon individual and group volunteers including 2ndSaturdays: Artisan & Farmers Market Days, Performing Arts Concerts, Youth Literary Contests, Children’s Summer Camps, and Visual Arts Exhibits.

JOIN A COMMITTEE

Committees are responsible for the planning and implementation of FAC’s programs and events. Members in good standing are eligible to serve on a committee. Committee schedules vary. For information about a particular committee please contact the committee’s chair.

 

  • DOWNTOWN FORNEY: ARTISAN & FARMERS MARKET

Oversees: Vendor Recruitment and Communications, Special market day activities; Site management; Event Advertising & Marketing

Committee Chair: Krista Harrington, vendors@forney2ndsaturdays.com

Meeting Schedule: Monthly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • PERFORMING ARTS

Oversees: ForneyLive:House Concerts, Forney Community Band, SouthEast Metro Youth Winds; Live music nights

Committee Chair: Christie Conaway, music@forneyarts.org

Meeting Schedule: Quarterly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • LITERARY ARTS

Oversees: Teen Poetry Contest, Teen Short Story Contest, Quarterly Literary Mixers; Little Free library

Committee Chair: Tiffany Wyndham, tiffany.wyndham.mtbc@gmail.com

Meeting Schedule: Quarterly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • VISUAL ARTS

Oversees: Gallery of the Arts at Crumbzz European Bistro, Community Exhibits Program

Committee Chairs: Andrea Goral & Lesli Bruce, visualarts@forneyarts.org

Meeting Schedule: Quarterly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • VOLUNTEER

Oversees: Volunteer database management, Coordinating volunteers at events, Annual Volunteer Appreciation event

Committee Chair: Charlotte Gilmore, karlotta1934@gmail.com

Meeting Schedule: Quarterly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • ANNUAL MASQUERADE GALA 

Oversees: Sponsor Recruitment, Live & Silent Auctions, Evening Entertainment, Public Art Project, Theme Decorations, Menu, Pre-Gala Events, Event Advertising & Marketing

Committee Chair: Lori Pierce, artscenter@forneyarts.org

Meeting Schedule: Monthly; Every fourth monday

 

  • MEMBERSHIP

Oversees: Annual Membership Event, Quarterly Membership Mixers, Membership Database Management

Committee Chair: Cheryl Bellino, membership@forneyarts.org

Meeting Schedule: Quarterly; By scheduled appointment

 

  • PR

Oversees: Advertising schedule, coordinates with local media outlets, Composes Press Releases

Committee Chair: Kelly Pound, artscenter@forneyarts.org

Meeting Schedule: By scheduled appointment

 

SERVE ON THE ADVISORY BOARD

Application Coming Soon!

SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OPEN POSITIONS: Fundraising Director, Volunteer Director