We are accepting volunteers for
Art Under the Elms 2014. If you are interested in volunteering, please
By phone: 208.792.2447
In Person: 415 Main Street, Upstairs,
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
here to volunteer
Frequently Asked Volunteer Questions
How does Art Under the Elms support our
Art Under the Elms is the primary fundraiser
for, and is administered by, Continuing Education and
Community Events (CECE), a department of Community Programs
at Lewis-Clark State College that is dedicated to enrihing
enriching the lives of individuals through
distinctive service and exceptional
programming. CECE is primarily
self-supporting and provides support for a wide variety
of programs including Community Education
Classes, Kid’s College, Silverthorne
Artist's Series, Road Scholar Travel Education Program, the
Center for Arts and History, and the
annual Dogwood Festival of the Lewis-Clark
Why does Art Under the Elms need volunteers?
With over 13,000 regular attendees, there is
always plenty of work to be done. With
volunteer help and support, there are always
enough hands and minds to make Art Under the
Elms run like clockwork. Over 200 volunteers
are needed and greatly appreciated.
Who is a typical volunteer?
The perfect volunteer is a person just like
you. In their everyday lives, volunteers are
lawyers, students, homemakers, doctors,
construction workers, and even retired
artists. Volunteers are people who know how
to have a good time and enjoy giving
something back to their community.
What do I need to know to be a volunteer?
The only thing you need to know to be a
volunteer is how to have a good time and how
to let others know that you are there to
help! You will be asked to attend a brief
orientation. This session is fun, you meet
other volunteers, and enjoy the first
preview of all the Art Under the Elms
What benefits do I get as a volunteer?
While you do not get paid as a volunteer,
you get the opportunity to meet exciting
people, you will receive a beverage, and
free admission to Art Under the Elms
with your wristband. Volunteers who staff a
full day or more qualify for letters of recommendation that
can be used for employment or other recognition purposes.
Volunteers who staff 3 or more shifts over the course of the
weekend receive a FREE Dogwood Festival t-shirt. ALL
volunteers qualify to purchase Dogwood Festival t-shirts
a reduced rate.
Hospitality Tent Volunteers
Meet and greet volunteers and artisans.
Provide a friendly and congenial atmosphere.
Help to provide snacks and perform light prep-work for volunteers throughout the day.
Admissions Booth Volunteers:
Responsible for the selling of admission
wristbands and reviewing procedures
with the next shift volunteer.
Artist Booth Attendants:
Assist artists on the Artist Green by
watching their booths for scheduled breaks.
Dogwood Festival T-shirt Booth:
Assist with t-shirt sales.
Assist with SUB, Community or Oasis stages.
Assist arriving and departing artists with loading and unloading of
Thursday, April 24, 2014 and
Sunday, April 27, 2014 Groups
Contact us for additional details.
or (208) 792-2447
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