56605 Sitka Drive
Otis, OR 97368
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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at the Sitka Center.

Sitka currently does not have any positions available to apply for.

COMMITMENT TO EQUITY: The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to equity and inclusion, and believe different voices and perspectives strengthen our organization and amplify our impact.


As the Center continues to look for new ways of bringing creativity into the world through art and ecology, volunteers are crucial to our success. Volunteers are needed to share their experience, time, expertise and creativity. The Sitka Center has many opportunities to offer.

Here's what our extraordinary volunteers have to say:

"If you're looking for peace & quiet, Sitka is the place. If you're looking for joy and fun, Sitka is the place. If you're looking for artistic stimulation, Sitka is also the place." Jän Polisensky, Historian Volunteer

"The Sitka Center is a special place, and it's a pleasure to be associated with it.  Personally, we believe strongly in the close relationship between art and ecology and feel good about doing our part to help promote Sitka's mission of melding the two." Pete and Connie Owston, Library Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities:

Spruce up volunteers in action

Sitka Spruce-Up Day:

Rain or shine, come out and join our staff members as we do light exterior and interior maintenance to keep our beautiful campus beautiful!

The list of short tasks include weeding, raking, cleaning windows, sweeping, re-painting bathrooms, etc. This is a come and go volunteer opportunity, any amount of time is greatly appreciated. Rain or shine, help us make Sitka sparkle. Get to know other volunteers and have a bit of fun, while sprucing up Sitka's campus.

Artist-In-Residence Helper:

Artists, writers, poets, musicians, scientists, and researchers-in-residence join us from around the world, as well as nearby, from October through May. Since they are new to the area and often don't bring a car, they appreciate a lift to the grocery store, library or other places nearby.


For those who enjoy getting their hands dirty, we have projects for you! We need folks to help with gardening, raking, and light cleaning in resident spaces in between stays.


We have several events throughout the year where we need help before, during, and after the event doing a variety of tasks such as greeting visitors, decorating, preparing event space and cleaning up afterwards.

Want to be a Sitka Center volunteer? Fill out this form and submit it.

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