Thank you for your interest in joining the Rothko Chapel Guild. Please complete this application form and click the submit button at the bottom. Once your application has been reviewed, you will be notified of next steps, which may include a virtual interview with the Volunteer Manager and a current Chapel Guild Member in June. New Guild Members will be notified of their acceptance in July, and training takes place in July & August.
**While we are currently seeking new volunteers, due to COVID-19 concerns we will not have any in-person volunteer engagement at the Chapel until it is safe to do so.**
Items noted * are required fields. Applications and written recommendations are due by Sunday, May 31, 2020.
*Provide at least one phone number where you can be reached.
The following information is requested to help Rothko Chapel staff get a better idea of the demographic make-up of the Guild, and to treat each applicant in a respectful manner. The information provided will not influence how candidates are selected.
Please share your first or most memorable experience with the Chapel.
Please share why you would like to join the Rothko Chapel Guild.
All volunteers are expected to fulfill at least two shifts a month for a 12 month commitment starting in September 2020.
Please select ALL days and times when you are generally available to volunteer. Your selections do not commit you to this availability, this helps staff better understand your schedule needs.
Rothko Chapel staff are seeking volunteers for three areas: Welcome House, Event, and Guide Teams.
1. Welcome House Team
Volunteers provide hospitality and information to visitors, and support operations in our new Welcome House. Shifts are offered daily between 10am-4pm. Seeking availability on high volume visitor days: Thursday through Sunday.
2. Event Team
Volunteers provide support for public programs, private services, and special events. Shifts are primarily on Mondays through Thursdays, 5-9:30pm. Weekday and weekend afternoon shifts are occasionally offered.
3. Guide Team*
Volunteers provide opportunities for visitor education and engagement by leading guided visits of the Chapel. Shifts are primarily Friday through Sunday between 11am-5pm, and occasional weekday mornings or afternoons per individual tour requests.
*New Guides are required to serve at least 1 year in the Welcome House, unless they have significant prior experience as a docent, leading tours, or have prior in-depth knowledge of the Rothko Chapel.
Please note physical demands of all volunteer positions include:
- Lifting and carrying objects up to 20lbs
- Standing and sitting for extended periods of time
Please list any current or previous volunteer experiences in the section below.
Please copy and paste your resume or list your experience in the section below.
An email message or signed letter of recommendation from your listed reference must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, May 31, 2020. Your reference can be anyone in your community who knows you well.
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