BYA Community Studio Opening - Volunteers Needed!

In late March, we will be opening the BYA Community Studio!  We are beyond excited because we will be able to reconnect with participants from the facilities we work in.  We are currently reaching out to volunteers to help get the space set up and running.  


Artist-Mentors Monday-Thursdays, 3:30-7pm

  • Assist youth at the BYA Community Studio with individual projects
  • Provide individualized instruction and assistance to youth participants
  • Develop projects for youth participants
  • 1-2 days/week, 2-4 hours/day

Administrative Volunteer Opportunities

  • Website and communications assistance (interview youth, create blogs with youth participants, update online gallery)
  • Tutoring (spend an afternoon assisting youth with homework or assistance with other educational needs)
  • Documentation of youth work
  • Help with special events and projects (exhibitions, fundraising, publications)

Class Assistants Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

  • 1-2 hours/week
  • Assist BYA instructors in class facilitation
  • Documenting student work 

If you are interested in volunteering with BYA, please contact Gianna Rodriguez at or fill out the Volunteer Form on the Volunteer Opportunities Page