Volunteer at MOCA

Volunteer at the museum and you can help MOCA to connect people through the art and ideas of our time. MOCA is looking for creative and personable art lovers to support programs, daily operations and beyond. Get behind-the-scenes access to MOCA and share your love and enthusiasm for art with others.

As a volunteer, you’ll place yourself in Cleveland’s cutting edge cultural scene, experience amazing art, attend engaging events, meet interesting people, and learn marketable skills. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas including visitor services, education, development/membership, security, events, and the Museum store.

Daytime and evening hours are available on both a regular and on-call basis during the week and on the weekends.

AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 

PROGRAMS + EVENTS

Help MOCA host premiere events and programs such as lectures, performances, education programs, and exhibition opening celebrations. Depending on your strengths and interests, there is a volunteer position for you. Welcome guests, check coats, facilitate activities, support gallery attendants, and assist staff with setup.

In addition, the planning, marketing, and implementation of MOCA programs play a critical role in the success of an event. Become part of the energetic team that turns a program manager’s vision into reality. Tasks include setting up chairs, tables, AV equipment, and handing out flyers/posters around the community.

Physical requirements may include standing for extended periods of time and lifting up to 25 lbs.

DOCENT:

If you are interested in becoming a trained volunteer gallery guide, Click here for information on becoming a MOCA docent.

BENEFITS:

Immediate benefits of becoming a volunteer:

  • Free admission to exhibition coinciding with volunteer hours

  • One guest pass per season

  • 10% discount in the store

  • Annual volunteer recognition event

Fill out an application today. Applicants must be 16 years and older.

For more information please contact Elizabeth Culp, Visitor Engagement Manager at eculp@mocacleveland.org .