Volunteer Opportunities

The reaction to our Grand arts adventure has been overwhelmingly positive.  If you enjoy sharing your time and talent in a fun and creative atmosphere, join our team!

Are you or someone you know interested in working with us?

Barn Quilt Volunteers

Fun for all ages. Adding the “stitching” on Crazy Quilt.

We are currently seeking:

  • Artist in Residence
  • Graphic Artist
  • Marketing Communications Intern
  • Printer
  • Transportation Vehicle & Driver
  • Grant Writer
  • Sponsors & Business Partners

For more information about any of these rewarding opportunities, please contact Naomi Russell at barnquiltsofcarvercounty@gmail.com.

For more information about how you can make a tax deductible donation to the Barn Quilt Project, contact Naomi Russell at 612-221-8052.

Marketing Communications Internship Opportunity

About the Position

The role of the marketing communications intern is to improve the marketing and web experience of the community arts project.

  • Work with the Project Manager to build and execute a strategic marketing plan
  • Create original content for the webpage
  • Expand our outreach with a social media campaign through Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest
  • Historical Reference – Meet with local barn owners to conduct interviews in order to highlight their family history and personalized experience with the Barn Quilt project
  • Attend monthly board meetings and offer constructive input on how to improve the viewers’ experience
  • Meet with the Waconia Chamber of Commerce representatives to determine the best way to promote Agritourism throughout Carver County


  • College student of junior or senior standing majoring in marketing, communications, journalism, or public relations
  • Passionate about the arts and working in a creative team setting
  • Previous experience in web development and marketing communications/ public relations

Applicants are requested to send a resume and cover letter to barnquiltsofcarvercounty@gmail.com describing how they meet the specific requirements of the position.



4 Responses to Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Hello Naomi and Suzanne, I’d like to volunteer to help paint the quilts when you are ready. Sounds like fun! Hopefully I can bring my 10 and 8 year old daughters to see what you are doing too! So fun! Michelle

  2. Barb Hone says:

    I’d like to help paint! My daughter, Kallie, and neighbor, Kris also want to help. Please let me know when we can sign up for our 2 hour shifts!


  3. Judy Amrhein says:

    Would love to help paint. . . . .

  4. Carol Esterby says:

    I’m interested in helping paint a quilt square. Please let me know how I can go about signing up. Thanks! Carol E.

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