Get Involved

We are always seeking volunteers for our year-round arts programming for survivors of sexual violence. Join a team of awesome, compassionate folks who are dedicated to our mission. We have a need for volunteers in all areas of our work from program assistance to literary & art review to more specialized areas. Scroll down for more information on how to get involved, or email us at info @!

Associate Board

Awakenings is excited to announce we are actively recruiting new members for our Board of Directors. Our mission is to make visible the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence, and we are looking for individuals passionate about the arts and supporting survivors of sexual violence. Board responsibilities range from fundraising, to strategic planning, to governance. Time commitment varies, but typical board members spend an estimated 5-10 hours per month on Awakenings activities such as committee meetings and event attendance.

Board experience is highly preferred, but not required. If you want to collaborate with a great group of people for a worthwhile cause please email Laura Kinter at laura with your resume or CV and a short introduction of yourself and why you are interested in joining our Board.

Associate Board

The primary functions of this volunteer board are fundraising and ambassadorship for the organization and our year round arts programming for survivors. AB members are provided the opportunity to network with other professionals with dedication to this issue area as well as professional development & training opportunities in a creative and celebratory environment. Associate Board members will help to increase awareness of our organization and programs through social media, word of mouth, and personal introductions. Awakenings is at a critical growth period and Associate Board members play a key role in the strategic growth of our organization. 

We are currently seeking new members!

Seeking early career professionals passionate about serving survivors and elevating their artistic expression to the public eye. 

Duration & Time Commitment: 

  • Commitment to one year minimum of active membership
  • Attendance at bi-monthly meetings 
  • Attendance at 25% of Awakenings’ programs each year. (Awakenings typically holds 1-3 events and programs each month) 
  • Attendance at any Associate Board specific fundraising events. 
  • Participation in all Awakenings fundraising or outreach campaigns

Monetary Commitment: Associate Board Members have a “Give/Get” of $250 per person per fiscal year: This can be money raised from bringing friends to events, donation of or securing donation of services, and/or personal donations.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter & resume to info

One of our former interns & volunteers Earth Flow Arts making our new office feel like home by bringing Frankie to our entry wall.


Awakenings’ Internships provide young professionals hands-on training and experience in the planning, outreach, and execution of our year-round arts programming for survivors of sexual violence. With opportunities to work at every phase of our work here, interns receive one on one supervision from our staff, training in trauma-informed practices, and one of a kind experience in creating effective, intentional programs for survivors. We host internships in the Spring, Summer, and Fall of every year in Outreach, Marketing, Graphic Design, Literary, Visual Art, and Programming. 

Applications for our summer internships have closed. Please check back to this page and subscribe to our newsletter to be notified about listings for the fall.