Photo Credit: Every Angle Photography (OAPN 2021 - Registration: Megan, Janet, Alexandra, Allison)


Volunteers are integral to our organization.

We have included a list of volunteer opportunities that we typically offer. If you would like to help please fill out the form below and we are certain we will find a way for you to make a difference.


  • Stagehands

    Help support the production of the biennial conference showcase performances and learn from a professional sound engineer.
    Students and community members with theater/sound/lighting expertise are highly needed! Food and lodging supplied.

  • Special Events Community Outreach

    Help us recruit new members through outreach and small regional events to grow the network and create more value for all members!

  • Volunteer Guest Speakers

    Are you a performing artist with an interesting career story or insight? A presenter, educator, or arts supporter that is a thought leader in the field? Do you have new and relevant research to the field you'd like to share with our members? Then we have opportunities to speak at the annual conference and/or regional meet-ups we'd like to discuss with you.

  • Conference Support Volunteers

    Are you an arts supporter in the local community that our conference is visiting? Help us manage the conference set up and on-site registration and enjoy the showcase performances with us!

  • Mentors

    Mentor new first-time conference attendees at the biennial conference and help our network grow.

  • Fundraisers

    Help with grant writing and direct fundraising is always welcome.

  • Administrative Interns

    Students interested in working with OAPN as part of their studies in arts administration are welcome to contact us for more information

    If interested, please email [email protected] with the subject line VOLUNTEER.