Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer. GiGi's Playhouse is a volunteer-run organization and we rely on the skill and dedication of volunteers of various levels of expertise to keep our organization and our programs vibrant, educational, fun and free. Since the first Playhouse opened in 2003, GiGi's Playhouse programs have always been free for our families. Parents, family members, clinicians, and individuals who believe in the GiGi's Playhouse mission act as volunteers in GiGi's Playhouse programs, events, administrative offices, and on our Board. If you are interested in donating your time and talent, let us know!
Types of Volunteer Opportunities
Startup Team / Board
Commitment: Varied-These can either be 1x week, 1x month or on an as-needed basis.
Marketing/PR: contacting media for events, help write press releases, create flyers, help manage social media and other communications.
Fundraisers: Research and meet with individuals/organizations who would like to sponsor or donate to GiGi's Playhouse
Programs: responsible for learning about the GiGi’s Playhouse programs, working with the National Programs Director to define the initial program lineup, arranging for program training
Facility Search: seek potential locations, engage with real estate professionals for guidance, determine the going rate for a facility, propose a budget for your facility expense, and present proposed facility options to the board for review
Commitment: Varied, 1x a week during event planning a few months before the event
Chairperson: Oversee the committee and event, some experience with event/people management preferred.
Fundraisers/Sponsorships: Help secure donations for the events by reaching out to organizations in the community, asking for sponsorship and donations
Decorations: Research and secure rentals needed for the event
Food and Beverage: Research and secure food and beverage donations
Day of Volunteers: Helping with registration and other activities.