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Join our Volunteer Team!

Old Town Artisan Studios provides art experiences for all people despite age, ability, or financial condition. We believe art is healing and has an everlasting positive impact on each of us.  If you are interested in donating your time and talents, please fill out the attached general form. We will do our best to match your experience and expertise to our current needs.  We are also looking for volunteers that can commit to a more long-term, involved role at OTAS. Please let us know of your interest by making a note of it in the comment section of the form and share your areas of expertise.

Simply fill out the form below to join our volunteer team!

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for taking the time to view our areas of need and for your dedication to our cause.  If you are new to Old Town Artisan Studios, please fill out the volunteer application at the bottom of the page before signing up for any specific opportunity.  We look forward to partnering together this season!  For any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Ivanna Hansen, at [email protected].


When: Thursday, May 4th from 10:00am – 1:30pm
Where: Meet at Summit/Horizon School Gym

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are thrilled to be joining the Wellness Fair at Summit High School to share resources and strategies to support mental health wellness for their students. Summit/Horizon middle school and high school age students will be invited to the event. No art experience required, but we would love to have volunteers that feel comfortable sharing Old Town Artisan Studios resources for students, as well as encouraging visitors to try out the painting activity.  Sign up here!


Where: Old Town Artisan Studios (PYOP Studio)

Old Town Artisan Studios is excited to host local students to participate in a Paint Your Own Pottery “PYOP” activity for their class field trip! We are looking for a few volunteers that can help these young artists throughout their activity (wiping projects, pouring underglaze colors, and helping assist where needed. Must have experience in basic ceramic underglazing or have taken PYOP training in the past. Sign up here!

Are you a resident of a country club? Do you frequent businesses and stores? Help share our non-profit with our local community by helping distribute our rack cards and connect us with groups that may be interested in classes, private workshops, team building events, volunteering, and more! If interested, please email [email protected].

We are looking for some weekly help with studio organization and light cleaning/dusting of general areas. To set up an alternate time to volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.  Sign up here!


When: Saturday, May 6th from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Coachella Veterans Memorial Park
1500-1598 4th Street, Coachella, CA 92236

Join us for the 1st Annual Walk for Mental Health, in partnership with the Latino Commission Counseling Center in Coachella! Old Town Artisan Studios will be providing a complimentary art activity for visitors. We want to offer a fun art experience that will encourage visitors to incorporate art into their everyday lives, as well as learning about our non-profit organization. Sign up here!


When: Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 am – 2:15 pm
87-229 Church St, Thermal, CA 92274

Old Town Artisan Studios has been invited to participate as an exhibitor at the Summer Camp Resource Fair. We are looking for a few volunteers that can also speak Spanish. Art activity is TBD (does not require prior art experience). Sign up here!

When a group does not have the means to come to our studio, we bring art classes to them! We work with many organizations across the valley, including YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Hope for Housing, Angel View, Safe House, Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Arc, and more! Our instructor’s need assistance with loading and unloading our mobile outreach van, supporting the students in their art lessons, as well as setting up/cleaning up the classrooms. Outreach classes are fun and extremely rewarding! If you would like to make an impact directly at the forefront of our mission, we would love to have you! Please email [email protected] to inquire. (Live Scan required)

Summer Art Camp Classroom Aides
Summer Camp Lunchtime Supervisors
Ornament Production for Gingerbread Lane 2023

Volunteer Application

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or
call us at (760) 777-1444.


Working directly with children requires a LiveScan background report. Once your form has been reviewed a member of our staff will contact you to set up an interview appointment to further discuss your skills and interests.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time and talent. 

For more information:
Old Town Artisan Studios Art Campus
78046 Calle Barcelona 
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-1444

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