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 Corinne Daniel, corinne@issueprojectroom.org

General Operations

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

Marketing & Outreach

Assist ISSUE's Marketing & Communications Director to generate interest and spread the word about ISSUE's productions via online media and social networks. Gain experience in event production and promotion strategies, embark on research projects on ISSUE artists, and create online content with materials from ISSUE's audio and video archives.
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.

Audio/Video Archiving

Help ISSUE's Technical & Marketing & Communications Directors record, edit, catalog and share audio and video from ongoing and previous performances in digital format. Must be organized and meticulous! Archiving volunteers are expected to help out with the general event operations at ISSUE as well. Experience with Reaper and Adobe Premiere is a plus!
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.


Assist ISSUE's Development Director research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Work with staff to insure grants timelines are met including assisting in the drafting of proposals. Development volunteers also assist in regular operations for our Membership and Donor programs.

Current Funders

ISSUE Project Room benefits from generous public funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, the New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council with Council Member Stephen T. Levin and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.

Additional private support is provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music Inc., Amphion Foundation, Andrew Mellon Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, Arnow Family Fund, Arts Council of the Southern Fingerlakes, Asian Cultural Council, Atlantic Philanthropies, Barbara Lee Family Foundation, Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Casement Fund, David Bermant Foundation, O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation Arts Fund, French American Cultural Exchange, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Howard Gilman Foundation, James E. Robison Foundation, Japan Foundation NY, Jerome Foundation, Lehman Foundation, mediaThe foundation, Mike Kelley Foundation, New Music USA, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Netherland-America Foundation, Peter Norton Family Foundation, and The Golden Rule Foundation as well as numerous individual supporters.

Corporate Sponsors