Opening Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 5pm | Closed Monday & Tuesday

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our team! Volunteers are one of LA Plaza’s richest resources, sharing their diverse backgrounds and talents with children, families, and guests.

Volunteer opportunities are also available for groups based on availability. Volunteer together with your family, school, business, or corporate group!


Volunteer Areas

  • Gallery Volunteers

Flexible Hours (Weds-Monday), Preferred availability (12-3pm weekdays, 1-4pm weekends)

Gallery Volunteers serve as stewards of LA Plaza’s mission within exhibitions and create a welcoming atmosphere for visitors of all backgrounds. Gallery Volunteers provide in-gallery support by conversing with visitors about museum content and related history; answering visitor questions about permanent and temporary exhibitions; helping visitors navigate the museum; monitoring galleries for safety; administering surveys; and providing additional information about LA Plaza’s programming, mission, and history as needed.

For full description, including qualifications, click here: Gallery Volunteer Position Description.

Family Day Volunteers

Select Sundays, 11am-4pm

Family Days at LA Plaza include multi-generational hands-on workshops that offer an engaging pathway to cultural self-discovery and the appreciation of personal, familial, and community heritage. Volunteers in this area work closely with staff to facilitate art, garden, and culinary art workshops for children and families.

Family Day Volunteer Qualifications

Prospective volunteers must be:

  • o  At least fifteen years of age
  • o  Passionate about working with people of all ages
  • o  Interest in Mexican, Mexican American, and Los Angeles History

How to Apply

Complete this form to learn more about how to join our team!

LA Plaza Volunteer Form

Send completed form via email, fax, or mail to:

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

ATTN: Volunteer Manager

501 North Main Street

Los Angeles, CA. 90012

  1. 213-542-6272

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Volunteer applicants are contacted for an interview.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Manager at 213 542-6241 or

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