Calling All Volunteers! 

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Join our fun, spirited, enthusiastic, organized and artsy team for a fun-filled art event.


Participation includes free t-shirt and admission. 


VOLUNTEERS are the backbone of the event and making it all run smoothly. 

La Quinta Art Celebration invites you to join us as a volunteer and help make this event what we’ve all come to expect in La Quinta.  The form link lists the various volunteer positions.  Also, below is a short description of each position to help you make your selection.  Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and must commit to a minimum of 2 four-hour shifts not in the same day.  (Single shift requests will be addressed close to the event, if needed.)  You are welcome to volunteer for MORE than 2 shifts.


Please download, complete the form and return it following the directions at the bottom of the form.  You will receive a confirmation email once your assignments have been scheduled.

Thank you for your support.  Hope you can join us in this Celebration!

Debby Nelson

Volunteer Manager

La Quinta Art Celebration

La Quinta Art Celebration 2021

Volunteer Position Short Descriptions

November 11-14


Ambassador – Walk a designated area to assist artists with Booth Sitting when they need a break. Ambassadors will take calls from Helpline on their own cell phone with directions on additional artist requests.  Also responsible to patrons asking questions of the event.  SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:00 Thursday through Sunday.

Artist Reception – Support for a restaurant (or two) who donate and serve food for the invitation-only Artist Reception.  No food serving involved.  SHIFT: 1:30-6:00 Thursday only.

Artist Reception Beverage Server – Serve beer, wine, and water at the Artist Reception, keeping the table clean. SHIFT: 3:30-6:00 Thursday only.


Customer Pick Up – Hold purchased art for patrons to pick up at a later time, probably when they are ready to leave the site.  SHIFTS: 9:00-1:00 and 12:30-4:30 Thursday through Sunday.


Exit – Scan barcodes on art purchases as patrons leave. This position requires much standing.  SHIFTS: 8:30-1:00 and 12:30-4:30 Thursday through Sunday.


Gate Marshall – Direct patrons from Security Checking to the correct line for admittance.  SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-3:00 Thursday through Sunday.


Golf Cart Drivers – Drive flatbed golf cart to assist artists moving from their vehicle to their booth location.  Driving only.  No lifting allowed. SHIFTS: 8:45-12:30 and 12:30-4:00 Tuesday and Wednesday.


Greeter – Offer event program to patrons as they enter the site after passing the Scanner station.  This position requires much standing.  SHIFTS: 8:30-1:00 and 12:30-5:00 Thursday through Sunday.


Helpline Coordinator –   Answer Helpline Cell Phone calls from artists and patrons.  Information Notebook provided to help when answering questions.  Calls from Artists requesting help require Coordinator to call the designated Ambassador onsite with the assignment.  Position resides inside Wellness Center to eliminate noise on site. SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:00 Thursday through Sunday.


Hospitality – Manage food service offering snacks to artists and volunteers, and box lunches for artists.  SHIFTS: 8:00-12:00 and 12:00-4:00 Tuesday and Wednesday during Artist Registration or 8:00-12:00 and 11:30-3:00 Thursday through Sunday. 


Registration – Assist with artist registration, passing out booth signs, artist packets, maps, and answering artist questions.  SHIFTS: 8:30-1:00 and 12:30-5:00 Tuesday and Wednesday only.  Full Day volunteers welcome in this position. 


Retail – Sell event memorabilia. SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:30 Thursday through Sunday.


Retail Cashier – Handle all cash and credit card transactions through a tablet application in the Retail booth selling event memorabilia.  SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:30 Thursday through Sunday.


Ticket Sales – Sell tickets for cash or credit cards using a tablet application. Online video is required training.  SHIFTS:  8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:00.


Ticket Scanner – Scan ticket barcode from tickets, printed emails, on phones or tablets, as patrons enter the site. Manage entrance of artists, artist assistants, volunteers, and staff, ensuring proper entrance criteria. This position requires much standing.  SHIFTS: 8:30-12:30 and 12:00-4:00 Thursday through Sunday.


Volunteer Liaison – Work closely with Volunteer Manager to ensure event is running smoothy.  This position is assigned.  SHIFTS: Hours as needed Thursday through Sunday.