Volunteer + Intern Opportunities

Baltimore Youth Arts’ mission is to create long-lasting mentor relationships to support youth artistically, educationally and personally. In order to achieve this goal, we rely on the contributions of committed and enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for the arts, education, and youth development. Take a look at the descriptions below and e-mail bmoreyoutharts@gmail.com to learn more about joining the BYA family!

Artist Mentors

(2+hrs/week - must have availability 3-7 M-Th to work with youth)

  • Assist youth with individual projects for their portfolio
  • Help youth cultivate their artistic brand through website and artist statement
  • Give an informal artist talk about your career as an artist/maker
  • Contribute ideas for gallery visits and workshops
  • Provide homework help and assistance applying for jobs and continuing education

Communication and Design

(2+ hrs/week, potential to work from home)

  • Assist with the design of the BYA website, including personal pages for BYA youth artists (all via Square Space, so you don't even need coding experience!)
  • Assist with design of Gathering, our youth publication, and a new BYA brochure
  • Document and archive youth artwork
  • Work with youth to tell the BYA story via blogging and social media
  • Work with youth to design flyers for print and web
  • Disseminate events via social media, passing out postcards, and flyering

Studio Assistant

(2- hours/week, during regular studio hours: M-Th from 11-7)

  • Assist with routine cleaning and organization
  • Track materials and make supply lists when needed

Administrative Assistance

(2+ hrs/week, potential to work from home)

  • Search for grants and donations
  • Create and maintain a spreadsheet to track sales of youth artwork
  • Help input attendance and organize youth applications and evaluation forms
  • Assist with youth outreach and recruitment
  • Assist with special events (exhibitions, fundraisers, etc)


(Hours Flexible)

  • Put the finishing touches on the Community Studio renovation by helping to build out a storage closet and computer room
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Please let us know how you would like to be involved (i.e. Class Assistant, Artist Mentor, Tutor, Administrative Support)