Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer for single events or intern regular hours each week. Volunteers and interns receive free admission to events, depending on ticket availability. Internships are unpaid.

If you are interested in volunteering at ISSUE, please send a statement of interest along with your curriculum vitae to Amirtha Kidambi, amirtha@issueprojectroom.org

General Operations

General Operations Interns will learn about the ins and outs of live productions by working with ISSUE staff and wide variety of performers and artists. Interns will aid in the daily operations aiding the staff to organize and staff evening events. 5-10 hours with one performance per week.

Marketing & Outreach

Assist Marketing & Outreach director with through the ISSUE Project Room website and social media networks. Posting events on facebook, and other online event listing sites as well as managing the content on the site, including adding new photos, announcements, and media. Produce online content including interviews with artists and members, post ISSUE’s video and audio media archive online, create webcasts of live events. Must be comfortable with HTML. 20-25 hours per week.

Audio/Video Archiving

Recording, editing, and posting the audio and video of ISSUE Project Room’s evening performances online and in digital format. Compile ISSUE’s media from the past, and organize it for searchability, placing links to artist’s sites, and related organizations. Must be organized and meticulous. Interns will be expected to master recordings and set up id tags, edit video and aid in the development of digital distribution. Archiving interns are expected to help out with the general evening operations of ISSUE. 10-15 hours, with one evening performance per week.

Development

Assist Development Director to research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Contact foundation programming officers. Draft proposals. Work with staff to insure grants timelines are met. Assist ISSUE to building its membership program. Draft renewal and donation acknowledgement letters. Ensure that donors receive their benefits. Communicate with members regularly. 10-15 hours per week.

Event

CANCELLED! Peter Jefferies

Wed, October 1, 2014 - 8:00pm

CANCELLED! Peter Jefferies helmed legendary New Zealand post-punk acts Nocturnal Projections and This Kind of Punishment through the 80s. His earthy baritone weaves between stripped-down piano and guitar, pulling in listeners to the deep pastoral life of his music.

Event

The Legend of Mothman & Spookhaus Apokalypse!

Sat, October 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sat, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

A shadow puppet play by Cary Loren (Destroy All Monsters) and Tom Carey, "The Legend of Mothman" brings the details of alien existence to light, a humorous fantasy mixed with pop-culture lore, set during Halloween in post-industrial Detroit. Sound by concept band Monster Island. Free show for children at 3pm.

Event

Space Noise: films of Takashi Makino

Wed, October 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

Among Japan’s most adventurous filmmakers, Takashi Makino is known for hallucinatory, non-linear films that treat and sound with equal importance. Tonight he presents "Space Noise 3D", an immersive live cinema work for 16mm and video, preceded by three short films, all featuring the music of Jim O’Rourke.