Petoskey 231.347.4337

Traverse City 231.941.9488


Volunteers @ CTAC

Volunteer:  A person who of his own free will offers himself for service or duty.

Volunteers @ CTAC:  Countless individuals who dedicate themselves in support of the arts in Charlevoix & Emmet counties!

We need your help! If there is an event you are interested in, what better way to learn more than by volunteering your time. A listing of upcoming volunteer needs is listed below.
Call us–we need you!

Front desk assistance

Do you love customer service?

Welcome guests, answer questions and assist in the galleries. Help answer telephones.

Set your own schedule.  Weekly volunteers are always needed!

Administrative support

Do you like paperwork?

Assist staff with various mailing and miscellaneous projects.

Volunteers needed:

  • October
  • November
  • Late-April/May

performing arts

Do you love a great show?

Usher or help in the box office before our performing arts series events.

Volunteers needed:

  • Saturday, November 5, Mozart to Motown with Motor City Brass Quintet: 2 ushers needed
  • Saturday & Sunday, December 17 & 18:  The Nutcracker: Ushers needed
  • Saturday, January 7: “Swing Kings” with Dave Bennett: 2 ushers needed
  • Saturday, February 4: Improvised Shakespeare Company: 2 ushers needed
  • Saturday, March 4: CTAC After Dark with Hot Club of Detroit: 2 ushers needed

visual arts

Do you enjoy being behind the scenes?

Help prepare for gallery openings, paint-out events and assist with exhibit installations.


Do you like to throw a good party?

Help set-up, greet and sell tickets at one of our incredible events including Swirl, D’Art for Art, Chalk & Chocolate, Ladies Luncheon, Creative Runway, New Year’s Eve and more.

Volunteers needed:

  • Thursday, October 20: October Swirl
    • 2 Volunteers needed from 5:30 – 6:15 PM (greeting) and 7:00 – 7:15 PM (clean-up)
  • Thursday, November 13: Holiday Wine Market Swirl
      • 2 Volunteers needed from 5:30 – 6:15 PM (greeting) and 7:00 – 7:15 PM (clean-up)
  • December 1 – 3: Merry Makers Marketplace
    • Volunteers needed for various positions including set-up, opening reception& clean-up


Do you love being a host or hostess?

Help set-up, host, prepare food or greet at an upcoming Coffee @ Ten or Summer Lecture Series.

Two volunteers are needed for each of the following Coffee @ Ten dates in Petoskey:

  • 2017 dates to be announced soon!

Two volunteers are needed for each of the following Coffee @ Ten dates in Traverse City:

  • 2017 dates to be announced soon!

Do you enjoy being a guide?

Become a docent: learn about the current exhibits, give gallery tours and demonstrate hands-on projects for area schools and select adult groups.

ctac crew

Do you want to use your handyman skills?

Paint galleries, uncrate artwork and assist with facilities.


standing committees

We encourage you to join one of our active committees! Most have a regular meeting time and meet in our kitchen. Interested in learning more? Give us a call–we’d love to hear from you.

Education: Third Wednesday of the Month at 4 pm

Visual Arts: Second Tuesday of the Month at 1 pm

Performing Arts: Second Wednesday of the Month at 4 pm

Finance: Third Tuesday of the month, prior to a board meeting at 3pm

Development: Quarterly and as needed.


please complete the form below or contact the front desk at 231-347-4337 if you would like to become a volunteer!

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