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.


Development

Assist ISSUE's Development Director research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Work with staff to ensure 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


Government



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.



Foundations




Additional private support is provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music Inc, Arnow Family Fund, Asian Cultural Council, Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Casement Fund, O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation Arts Fund, Howard Gilman Foundation, James E. Robison Foundation, Lehman Foundation, mediaThe foundation, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Shelley & David Rubin Foundation, and The Golden Rule Foundation as well as numerous individual supporters.


Corporate Sponsors





ISSUE Project Room acknowledges corporate support from Duane Morris, Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole LLP, Fidelity National Title Insurance, First American Title Insurance Co., HBO, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP, Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Brietstone, LLP, NOKIA-Bell Labs, Fidelity National Title Insurance, NV/design.architecture, Starr Associates and TD Bank.

Additional corporate support through matching gifts has generously been provided by BlackRock, TBS and Verizon.

In-Kind Sponsors







ISSUE gratefully acknowledges in-kind support from Big Reuse, Cooke + Wax, Chateau Heights, Heirloom, NU Hotel, McWilliams Family Winemakers, Remsen Graphics, Slope Cellars, Sixpoint Brewery and Yamaha Artist Services.

Pro bono legal counsel is generously provided to ISSUE Project Room by Farrell Fritz, P.C. Long Island, New York Law Firm.