Volunteer Opportunities

Apply here to volunteer! Looking forward to meeting you! Volunteer Application


Welcome to the Pacific Northwest Art School volunteer information page. Volunteering for PNWAS is a great opportunity to be a part of an established arts organization that has been on Whidbey Island for 34 years. Here’s your chance to enrich your understanding of art and art making at a world renowned art school and help with any of the several festivals, workshops, classes, and events with which the school is involved in Coupeville and surrounding communities.

Listed below are a few of those opportunities requiring volunteer help in the coming months. Please check back often, opportunities are updated frequently.

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Fair 

Coupeville Arts and Craft Festival will be here before you know it.
We are looking for volunteers to help with set up, take down, registration, and the art gallery reception
If you would like to help this year please register through Volunteer Local.
Art Gallery shifts are found at the top of the job list.
Please make sure you complete the entire form including t-shirt size.  If you are military, indicate YES, if not put NO.  Say yes to the question “over 18” and put an x in the disclaimer box. We look forward to seeing you this year.
More information on PNWAS website:volunteer@pacificnorthwestartschool.org. 
*Whidbey Plein Air Paint Out!  August 16-22
Volunteers will be needed for many areas during the event:
  • Check In/Paint Out 7am-3pm  16-19th
  • Artwork Submission, Sale, Reception 20th
  • Exhibit & Sale 21-22nd
For more information or to volunteer for any event, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, David Howell, at dphowell65@gmail.com or call 360-320-8847.

Members Art Gallery docents – Year Round

Workshop Assistants – Requires a PNWAS membership and attending a Workshop Assistant Training. Please submit a completed Volunteer Application if you are interested in becoming a Workshop Assistant.

Hope to meet you soon!

David Howell, PNWAS Volunteer Coodinator