It’s National Volunteer Week and time to celebrate all those volunteers who help keep the doors open and the wheels turning in nonprofit arts organizations across the country.
With funding cutbacks and staff layoffs, volunteers are more important than ever.
Pro bono volunteers are filling in the gaps providing CEO coaching, marketing, financial services, and legal services among others.
On-call volunteers are ushering, painting sets, making costumes, helping with mailings, copying scripts, and sweeping stages.
And let’s not forget our board members who volunteer their expertise, funds, and influence in the community. Read the rest of this entry »