Come Be a Part of a Social-Cultural Experience!

The Red Poppy Art House is primarily an artist and volunteer-run organization, and there are many ways to get involved! Volunteers play an integral role in our everyday operations, from assisting with event productions to stocking up on concessions. We’re seeking enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions on an ongoing basis.


What happens when social convening converges with artistic performance? You get a fabulously rich and transformative experience of people, culture, and place. At the Red Poppy Art House, we produce 150 such events annually, and we’re always looking for people to come out once or twice a month to assist. For every shift worked, each volunteer receives one free pass to another Poppy event.

Volunteer shifts include helping to set up the performance space, engaging with guests and community members, and then occupying one of two roles: handling admissions at the door (and welcoming guests as they arrive) or concessions at the counter. Each night requires two volunteers (sign up with a friend!) that join with two Poppy hosts that, together, serve to transform an ordinary evening into a spontaneous present-time exchange between artists and community/audience members. In the process, you might find your own social-cultural horizon expanding!

Call time is 6:00PM for all events unless otherwise specified. Check out our Events Calendar for upcoming performances. See an event you don’t want to miss? Sign up directly for the opportunity on our SignUp page by clicking the button below! For more information, email our volunteer coordinator, Lynne, at volunteer@redpoppyarthouse.org.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com



Do you enjoy going out to the grocery store, particularly on someone else’s dime? This could be the role for you! Volunteers help us to go on errands to stock up on concessions for performances and our events each week. Access to a vehicle is required.




Longtime volunteer Daniel gifting the Poppy walls a fresh coat of paint (Photo by Marisa Aragona, 2011)

If you’d like to get involved with the Red Poppy Art House but can’t commit to a set amount of hours a week, you can “gift your skills” instead. Think of it as a way of offering your expertise when you want to, for however long you want to.

Branislav comes in a few times a year to tune our piano. Jeremy Allen trains our staff on sound setup and provides general advice on musical equipment. We also have a carpenter who occasionally comes in to help with minor repairs and a few volunteers who maintain our garden.

In short, there is wide range of work to be done and always a need for helpful hands. If you have an itch to help out, contact us and we will happily work with you to find projects that suit your interests and schedule.


To learn more about our volunteer roles or getting involved, please contact volunteer@redpoppyarthouse.org.
We look forward to working with you!