As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, YAA is entirely volunteer run with a strong “can-do” ethic.  We warmly welcome members and friends of all talents and abilities to join our ranks of artists and art lovers who breathe life into our association and help keep the arts alive in York.


We encourage you to consider one of the many opportunities to contribute to the continued success of YAA in an area that suits your interests and abilities. Please check the Program Calendar for Volunteer Opportunities.


Volunteers are the backbone of the organization and make it possible to be a part of the community at large. It is possible to volunteer by registering for any of the events or programs below.  Please call us at 207-363-4049 with any questions. 


  • Hosts are needed from Thursday – Sunday and time slots of
    12 – 2:30 or 2:30 – 5:00
  • During the summer ‘holidaze’ fair and the winter Holiday art fair.

We are looking for specific volunteers to fill roles in…

  • leadership
  • building maintenance
  • administration
  • membership
  • teaching
  • marketing
  • events
  • fund raising and more
General Volunteer Help Needed

Leadership Opportunities

  • Committee Chairs

Fund Raising Opportunities

  • Grant Writing
  • Building Campaign expertise
  • Holiday Fine Crafts Show
  • Fund Raising Events

Marketing & Communications Opportunities

  • Newsletter Editor
  • Website Updating
  • Graphics & Flyers Creator

Programs & Events Opportunities

  • Workshop or Class Coordinator
  • Musical Events Coordinator
  • Literary Events Coordinator
  • Receptions- Set Up and Take Down

Administrative Opportunities

  • Legal Advice
  • Historian
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Building & Grounds Opportunities

  • Garden Crew
  • Seasonal Building Clean Up Crew (Spring/Fall)
  • Snow Removal
  • Painting Crew


How do I sign up?


  • Contact our office manager, Creda
  • Call the gallery at 207-363-4049

Volunteering will enable YAA to continue its misssion of encouraging and promoting the arts and it will enrich your association with this wonderful communitiy of artists.  Thank You!