Springfield Area Arts Council


The Arts Council offers many opportunities to get involved and make a meaningful impact in your community. We welcome those who wish to contribute their time, talents, and enthusiasm to our dynamic arts organization.


Now Hiring: Summer Interns

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers are integral to the work we do here at the Arts Council. We offer many opportunities to get involved and apply your unique skills to our organization and events.  If you would like to volunteer your time, please fill in the form below.


Apply to Become a Board Director

The Springfield Area Arts Council Board of Directors is a group of passionate members who are actively engaged in carrying out SAAC’s mission to enrich the community through the arts.

Directors serve two year terms and are expected to attend monthly Board meetings, participate in fundraising activities, and are encouraged to attend as many SAAC events as possible. Membership is not required to apply; but one must be a member to serve on the Board or a committee.

You may apply by filling out the form below and submitting a resume and cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience.


Apply to Be a Grant Panelist

Grant panelists play a critical role in the grantmaking process. We seek a diverse community of panelists from Sangamon and Menard counties with a wide-range of experience in the artistic, cultural, and social fields. If selected as a panelists, you will work independently and with other panelists to evaluate grant applications to ensure an equitable, honest, and thorough review and ranking process.