Volunteer at the Torrance Art Museum

Exhibition walk through for TAM Volunteers with museum Director + Curator.

Exhibition walk through for TAM Volunteers with museum Director + Curator.


What do volunteers do?

Volunteers are one of the richest resources here at the Torrance Art Museum. The museum offers a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from meeting the public at the information desk, serving as educational docents and gallery guides, to working behind the scenes installing art exhibits. Whatever your skills and interests there is a good chance we have a place for you.

 

Julia Hassler, Volunteer of the year 2014

Julia Hassler, Volunteer of the year 2014

Visitor Services Volunteer:

  • First point of contact for museum visitors
  • Staff reception desk and interacts with visitors of all ages. 
  • Handles broad range of inquiries and provides information about the museum exhibitions, programs, and services. 
  • Ensures visitors sign in and adhere to museum policies. 
  • Tracks attendance numbers. 
     
  • Works well with public.
  • Has a friendly attitude and professional demeanor. 
  • Flexible and able to cooperate in a team environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Minimum 6 hour / month, year long commitment. 

 

Education Docent:

  • Interacts directly with students and visitors of all ages and backgrounds. 
  • Leads scheduled tours of current exhibitions.
  • Collaborates with Cultural Services studio art instructors. 
  • Directs guests and answers questions about upcoming museum programs. 
  • Provides support for family-day programs.
  • Ensures visitors adhere to museum policies. 
     
  • Flexible and able to cooperate in a team environment. 
  • Willing to take direction and adapt to changing priorities. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Works programs as needed. 

Volunteer educational Development

Previous events include:


BECOME A VOLUNTEER

                                     Suzan Hubert, Volunteer of the Year 2015

                                     Suzan Hubert, Volunteer of the Year 2015

As a municipal (government run) museum, TAM requires all potential volunteers to:


1)             Be fingerprinted for a background check.  
2)            Volunteer a minimum of 6 hours a month.
3)            Attend all orientation and training sessions as scheduled.
4)            Be at least 18 years of age.

 

If you meet these requirements, please click on the button below to fill out the Volunteer Application. 

*Select Torrance Art Museum- Information Desk/Greeter.

Once your application is received, it will be reviewed by the City of Torrance HR Department and forwarded to the TAM Volunteer Coordinator.


Honoring Judi Kern, Irma Maggio, Iris Rogers, Candy Paula, Audrey Suer, Ann Peitzman and Hedy Lutz for their contribution to the TAM.

Honoring Judi Kern, Irma Maggio, Iris Rogers, Candy Paula, Audrey Suer, Ann Peitzman and Hedy Lutz for their contribution to the TAM.

Contact

For questions or more information:

Melissa Tran
Volunteer Coordinator
MTran@TorranceCA.Gov
310-781-7163


2016 Volunteer field trip to the Broad Museum

2016 Volunteer field trip to the Broad Museum