Special Event Volunteers for Oct. 17



Start Date


End Date



One-time only


43 West 43rd Street
New York
New York
United States


Position Description

The Laundromat Project is looking for volunteers to help with a variety of tasks for their 9th annual Public Art Potluck dinner  which celebrates our 2018 Create Change Artists who have completed our six-month residency or fellowship. This position is ideal for people who are interested in socially-engaged artists and art, want to work closely

with an exciting public art organization and with a young and highly promising chef.


  • Interest or experience working in event planning and/or the culinary arts
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Reliable and obtains good work ethic
  • Interest in arts education, contemporary art, public art, culinary art, or related subjects
  • Is able to lift at least 25lbs


Volunteers will help with venue decoration, set-up, break-down and cleanup, guests check-in, buffet and bar setup, assist chef with dinner service and managing the photo booth.


The event takes place on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 and there are three shifts for the day.

3pm – 11pm: volunteers are needed for venue setup, venue decorating, venue breakdown, assist chef with buffet setup and service, guests check-in and managing photo booth.

Volunteers can also participate in shifts.

2pm – 6pm: volunteers are needed for venue setup, venue decorating and buffet setup.

4pm – 9:30pm: volunteers fare needed for guests check-in, photo booth, dinner and refreshment service, venue breakdown.

6pm - 11pm: volunteers are needed for event assistance and venue breakdown and cleanup.

This is an unpaid position, but meal and beverage are provided.

About The Laundromat Project The Laundromat Project is a community-based non-profit arts organization committed to the well-being of people of color living on low incomes. Understanding that creativity is a central component of healthy human beings, vibrant neighborhoods, and thriving economies, we commission public art projects and host art-making workshops in local coin-ops throughout the city. In this way, we aim to raise the quality of life in New York City for people whose incomes do not guarantee broad access to mainstream arts and cultural facilities.


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply


To Apply

Please send a resume and with a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to volunteer for this event to Merle Augustin at studioelrem@gmail.com by Tuesday, October 16, 2018.