Become a Volunteer
Support the Center for Puppetry Arts with Your Time and Talent
Volunteering at the Center for Puppetry Arts is a way to discover the art of puppetry and help facilitate similar discoveries for our patrons! If you are interested in helping with educational programming and puppet-related special events, consider becoming a volunteer! We welcome individuals 16 years and older from all different backgrounds and skill sets to join our team.
How to Apply:
First, complete the volunteer application by clicking the link below. After applying, you will be contacted to schedule an orientation and background check.
**We are not currently accepting new volunteers at this time. Please periodically check this page or our social media for updates on volunteer opportunities**
Create-A-Puppet Workshop™ Volunteer
Volunteers will work in the Education Department, assisting with material preparation as well as helping the instructors with the students and patrons in the educational puppet workshops.
- “Stack” and cut pieces for puppet kits
- Make to-go puppet workshop kits
- Assist families in assembling puppets in daily workshops
- Help instructors keep education rooms clean
- Assist with other educational duties as decided by education staff
Special Event Attendant
Volunteers will assist with special events, generally held in the evening. These events include three patron parties a year, weddings, evening performances of our Adult/Teen Series and our film series. Jobs vary for the special events but may include the following: greeting patrons as they arrive, assisting with house management of the shows, serving drinks, working as a Create-A-Puppet volunteer and the set-up/clean-up before and after the event.
- Greeting patrons.
- Assisting with house management.
- Serving drink and assisting with concessions (must be over 21 years of age.)
- Assist patrons in the Create-a-Puppet workshop
- Set-up and clean-up for the event
Benefits of Volunteering
-Support an active arts organization, directly benefiting children in Title 1 schools and Atlanta area children
-Opportunity to make new friends and meet people with shared interests
-Develop new skills and experience new outlooks
-Invitation to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Party and Staff Holiday Party
-Complimentary performance tickets
-Free Museum admission
-10% off in the Museum Shop
-Ability to attend exclusive workshops and tours about puppetry
-All of the above, plus special invitations to Patron Parties