Volunteering Opportunities

People using computersVolunteers are the heart and soul that make the Sanctuary a thriving and vibrant community media and arts center. They help to staff events, shoot video, plan events, build the community, build our space, and keep the place nice.


Whether you come with a specific expertise, a new skill you'd like to learn, or just an interest in being a part of the Sanctuary, we welcome your help.

If you're interested in volunteering, please call 518.272.2390 or email volunteer -at- mediasanctuary.org.

We also offer internships.

Some of the volunteer projects we need help with:

  • Event volunteering - Our many public events are an important part of what we do. We have about 15 events each Fall and Spring and volunteers are needed before, during, and after events. Volunteers run the door, the cafe, set up the space, provide tech support, etc. 
  • Video Production - We produce videos of several events per season and for special projects. Volunteers are needed to run cameras, set up lights, control the audio, etc. Experience is helpful, but we will train dedicated volunteers.
  • Post production - Distributing our videos through the web and DVD is a great way to spread our work past North Troy. We need help editing videos, organizing our media, etc. Experience is helpful, but we will train dedicated volunteers.
  • General help - Help with general needs around the Sanctuary (cleaning up, construction, organizing, gardening, all kind of things)
  • Organize events - All of our events are planned and organized by volunteers from the community (propose events, contact performers, find cosponsors, advertise events)
  • Distribute brochures/flyers - Help us spread the word about what we do (put brochures/fliers in public places around the area