Richmond Art Center

Teaching Assistant Volunteer

Work with students of all ages in our education department. We are always seeking assistants for both our on and off-site educational programming.

On-Site Youth Classes: Assist in youth classes (ranging from ages 3-12) and help introduce the next generation to a variety of visual art forms.

On-Site Adult Classes: If you are particularly skilled in a specific visual art form, you may be just right to be a studio monitor/class assistant. Work with your peers/faculty to make sure classes and open studio time runs smoothly.

Off-site Locations: The Richmond Art Center offers a variety of youth classes in the Richmond community through our Art in the Community program. Work with faculty at schools, libraries, and community centers and bring the Richmond Art Center into the community.

Note: Art in the Community Volunteers are required to be fingerprinted and produce record of a negative TB test. Once assigned a volunteer position, the Richmond Art Center will cover the costs of these procedures.

Required Skills:

  • Passion for arts education.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.
  • Positivity, patience, and a friendly attitude a must.

What You’ll Get:

  • Hands-on teaching experience.
  • Experience working with the largest visual arts center in the East Bay.
  • Work closely with professional artists and teaching artists.

Volunteer for this position: If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please email more about yourself, including any experience you have working with children and a little about why you are interested to

Visit and Contact

Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600


Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm