Volunteer at the Center for the Arts

Add Your Talents To A Valuable On & Off-Stage Experience

When you volunteer at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta, you make friends, become a “Part Of The Art” and help bring our events, with your mark, to life. Volunteers are the HEART of our art center! Join us according to your time, talents and interest. There are no “small parts” whether you want to usher or Ambassador a committee, in every way, we need you– today!

Ambassadors and volunteer Leadership TeamS:

 Imagine volunteering like riding in a big yellow school bus. The Ambassador drives the bus, the Volunteers in each leadership team support and provide service in all shapes, colors and sizes for Kayenta Arts Foundation (KAF) and Center for the Arts at Kayenta (CFAK). Regular team meetings and get togethers as needed and desired will be a part of the overall vision for this “Heart of the Art” Volunteer Organization! Contribution is satisfying, hard work at times, but mostly fun! Make friends and make a difference!

Big Picture Ambassadors–– Kristin DeNure and John Hunt–– are lending their positive energy and vision to organize and keep “the buses” fueled up and running!

  • Board Liaison: Rob Goodman
Housing Team:

The Housing Team provides for the lodging of artists and select guests during events and performances. Developing new relationships, being a housing host and helping visiting artists feel welcome and appreciated are all possibilities when you join this team.

  • Ambassador: Paul Andrews
  • Staff Liaison: Jan Broberg
  • Board Liaison:  Jane Blackwell

The Event Reception and Social Team assists in purchasing, preparing, setting-up, serving and striking various pre and post-show receptions, socials and parties.  They provide a friendly, welcoming, and hospitable atmosphere for theater patrons and members attending these activities.

  • Ambassador: John & Kristen Hunt
  • Staff Liaison: Anna Charnock
  • Board Liaison: Roger Head
Beautification Team:

The Beautification Team provides for seasonal and special event decorating to create a festive atmosphere.  Set-up may include decorations for Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer. For Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentines Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Passover, May Day or beautification for a specific event or show.

  • Ambassador: 
  • Staff Liaison: Chris Whiteside
  • Board Liaison: Kathy Johnson
Festival Support Team:

The Festival Support Team assists Staff and Festival Organizers with acquisition, training and coordination of volunteers.  Meeting with Festival Coordinator to assist with tasks before during and after major events such as:  Art In Kayenta, Street Painting Festival, Festival of the Americas and  KARMA Fest.

  • Ambassador: 
  • Staff Liaison: Anna Charnock
  • Board Liaison: Rob Goodman
Outreach Team:

The Outreach Team is responsible for community engagement. This committee ensures that The Center For the Arts at Kayenta has a presence in events such as Swiss Days, Rodeo Days, Heritage Days, Jubilee of Trees, Dickens Festival, Expo’s, Fairs and major events in the region. 

  • Ambassador: 
  • Staff Liaison: Dawn McLain
  • Board Liaison: Jane Blackwell
Gala and Fundraising Team:

The Gala and Fundraising Team assists with several major events and gatherings that raise funds for the Center For the Arts at Kayenta, including the annual fall Commemorative Celebration, Spring Gala and Wine Party.

  • Ambassador: 
  • Staff Liaison: Jan Broberg
  • Board Liaison: Liz Fortney
Concessions and Ushers Team:

The Concessions and Ushers Team manage the sale and set-up of concessions at all shows and events at and create a wonderful atmosphere so guests feel they are a part of the art. 

  • Ambassador: Anna Charnock
  • Staff Liaison: Makayla Klumpp
  • Board Liaison: Mary Hatch

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Knowing that the presence of art in our lives is essential, we are re-opening our doors in a healthy, safe way. The state may be at the Yellow Phase but we are maintaining the more strict Orange Phase Guidelines for Theaters.

Re-opening guidelines for all performances at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta:

  1. Social distance seating between all ticket groups (SEE SEAT MAP TO LEFT) Please purchase tickets in groups of two or more with family and friends if possible
  2. Temperature checks of all performers before each performance
  3. Mandatory mask wearing for all audience members and front of house staff
  4. Multiple hand sanitizing stations in the Center
  5. Disinfectant cleaning of theater seats, lobby and rest room surfaces after each performance
  6. Cash free transactions, we encourage online ticket purchases directly on our site.

    “Only when we all feel safe will we be able to free our spirits to participate with the art being performed.”