Ready to make a difference? Put your talents to good use! The American Art Therapy Association needs passionate members like you to join our dynamic group of volunteers to help us grow and advance the field for the next generation of art therapists.

Everyone has different interests and skills, not to mention schedules. We hope you find a spot that works best for you!

Specific positions open on key committees:
  • The Doctoral Education Subcommittee is looking for educator members- To qualify, those interested should be art therapy educators who hold a doctoral degree and who would like to learn more about and participate in the development and promotion of doctoral education for art therapy. If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to Nancy Gerber, Ph.D, ATR-BC at
Learn about other AATA committee opportunities: (email us at with your interest!):

Education Committee (incl. Undergraduate Education Sub-Committee and Doctoral Education Sub-Committee)

Ethics Committee

Honors Working Group

Membership Committee

Multicultural Committee

Research Committee

Scholarship Committee

  • Become a mentor to an art therapy student or new professional. Sign up for Mentor Match via MyAATA.
  • Get involved in our 2022 conference! Submit a conference proposal by April 3rd. Please see here for more information.
  • Consider getting involved with your local chapter or keep an eye out for national board position nominations, opening soon. 

Email us at with the subject line “Volunteer” if you would like to learn more about any of these opportunities. The right person will get back to you with details!

Thank you for your interest in growing our profession, striving for excellence in art therapy education—and making AATA a vibrant, exciting community! Whether you’re a student, new to the profession, or an established art therapist, we appreciate all that you do both within AATA and every day for your clients and communities.


Girija Kaimal, EdD, MA, ATR-BC

AATA President