Visual Art & Engagement Volunteer
Hosted by: The Civic Barnsley

Volunteering roles in the gallery can be varied and involve using or developing skills such as DIY, online research or social media.
Some exhibitions or events need extra hands-on support. Help may be needed to install a new exhibitions (unpacking/cleaning artworks, hanging picture frames, painting walls). There may be an opportunity to help research a particular subject area for a future exhibition, create exciting social media content or write about an event.
We are happy to create opportunities based around your interests, skills, any aspirations you may have or skills you wish to develop.

Days required: Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM, Sat AM, Sat PM

How many volunteers are needed:

2

Recruitment process:

If you register interested in a volunteering role at The Civic, we will send you a short application form, in which you can tell us a little about yourself, your interests and any skills you may have or wish to develop.
We will then contact and/or arrange an informal interview with you and discuss which volunteering opportunities would be best suited to you.
We aim to respond to all applicant within 7 working days.

Skills and quaifications:

Any or all of the following may be considered;
• A passion for or willingness to learn about the arts
• Excellent communication skills
• A willingness to learn or develop basic practical skills, such as using power tools
• Experience or an interest in marketing or social media
• Experience in creative writing
• A team player with a pro-active approach

Suitable for specific groups: BME, Disabled (physical), Employee volunteering, Event volunteers, LGBTQ+, Refugees and asylum seekers
Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Art, Community Work, Local events, Marketing PR and Media, Practical work and DIY