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General Volunteer Opportunities
  • Board member

  • Community representative on committees: program, resources, fundraising, building & grounds, exhibitions, etc.

  • Kids events

  • Face painting

  • Decorating for events

  • Gallery sitting

  • Office tasks such as bulk mailing, etc.

  • Events: tickets, coat check, bar, food service

  • Events: set up and/or clean up

  • Booth sitting at Art Fair

  • Hauling to and from storage

  • Sharing art expertise

  • Mistletoe Market craft workshops

  • Building maintenance: painting, fixing, etc

  • Yard work: flowers, grass, landscaping design

  • Consulting on areas of expertise

Volunteering Helps You

  • Gain skills and experience in the arts

  • Build career references

  • Meet people with common interests

  • Become part of a team that is truly making a difference

  • Create meaning in your life

  • Meet new people and create lifelong relationships

  • Involvement in the South Haven Center for the Arts Volunteer Program is a way to enrich your own life while enriching someone else's life in your community.

  • Be part of the South Haven Center for the Arts team and help us provide affordable arts programming in the regional area.

Please contact us with any questions you might have about making a gift of time to the South Haven Center for the Arts by calling (269) 637-1041 or sending an email to

Annual Volunteer Awards Program

Each year at our September Annual Business Meeting & Potluck Dinner, the South Haven Center for the Arts presents volunteer awards in recognition of outstanding service to help the SHCA achieve its mission of enriching the community through the arts. We are extremely grateful to each and every volunteer for donating their precious time, energy, expertise, and most of all, friendship. 

2019 Volunteer Award Recipients

Ginger Adamson, Making the Mission Award

Dorris Akers, Tried and True Award

Wolfgang Alas, Makes It Happen Award

David Baker, Expertise Award

Joan Bonnette, On-Call Award

Katrina Jones, Making a Difference Award

Kathy Kreager, Community Arts Award

Dano Pierce, Cardinal Award

Lotte Resek, Community Arts Award

Carol Trittschuh, Enduring Commitment Award

2018 Volunteer Award Recipients

Janet Beatty, Community-Minded Award

Doug Jones, Great Heights Award

Carol Myers, Making a Difference Award

Monse Requenes, Best Student Volunteer Award

Lisa Rostar, Arts Leadership Award

Sherry Saenz, Above & Beyond Award

Sandra Tyrell, Best Organizer in the Midwest!

Lyn Winkel, Enduring Commitment Award

George Wondergem, You’re a Gem!

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