McColl Center for Visual Art is always seeking volunteers to help out with special events, artist outreaches, educational programs, and day-to-day office tasks.  There are many different types of opportunities available, and people of all ages (16+) and backgrounds are encouraged to get involved!


The Center is now accepting applications for internships. Depending on departmental needs, internships may be available in the following areas:

•   Residencies & Exhibitions
•   External Affairs (encompasses Development, Communications & Marketing, and Visitor Relations)
•   Graphic Design (portfolio required)
•   Education
•   Finance/Accounting
•   Archives

To apply, send a cover letter (indicating one or more areas of interest) and  résumé to Edward McCray at emccray@mccollcenter.org . (Graphic design applications should include a digital portfolio.)


Docents at McColl Center for Visual Art are more than just tour guides – they have the opportunity to create a transformative experience by actively engaging visitors of all ages with our artists and exhibits.  Candidates for the Docent Program should possess the following qualifications: 

• A background in art, art history, or a similar field
• An ability to speak articulately to groups of various ages and backgrounds and to successfully engage visitors in dialogue
• A friendly, welcoming demeanor
• An enthusiasm for the mission and guiding principles of the Center

Docents must commit to an initial series of training sessions as well as ongoing training updates for each new season of artists/exhibits. 

Please click here to apply!


Interested in an internship or in volunteering at the Center?  Email Edward McCray at emccray@mccollcenter.org or call 704-332-5535.