Apply to be an Art Center Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Des Moines Art Center!

Please fill out the general volunteer application below.

All fields marked with * are required.

Personal Information

Volunteer Interests

When are you available for volunteer work?

How many hours would you be willing to volunteer…

Work or School References

Background Verification

A criminal-history background check will be required for certain volunteer positions. The Des Moines Art Center does not accept court-appointed volunteers.

Please note: A conviction is not an automatic bar to volunteer service. Each case will be considered on its own merits.

Volunteer Agreement

I confirm that all of the information in this application is true and complete. I authorize investigation of all matters contained in this application. I understand that I will not be compensated for my services as a volunteer at the Des Moines Art Center.

I realize that acceptance as a volunteer is based on the combination of my interests and talents and the needs of the Des Moines Art Center. I accept that specific opportunities may not be available at a given time, but that I will be contacted within 6 months of applying if an opportunity matches my availability, interests, and skills. I agree to attend any required training sessions for my volunteer roles.

If under the age of 18, a parent/legal guardian must sign your application.

As a parent or legal guardian of this applicant, I am aware that this child has requested to volunteer and am giving permission for him/her to do so. I have read and understand the requirements listed above for becoming a volunteer.


    Contact Visitor Services Supervisor Staci Harper Bennett via email or by phone at 515.271.0309.

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