Gallery Steward Volunteer

Hours 4 hours per week (with flexibility)
Closing Date 31 December 2022
Benefits Training, work experience, discount in shop, annual volunteers party, visits to other cultural venues in London
Volunteering Location Two Temple Place
Volunteering Length January - April 2023
Supervisor Job Title Programme Coordinator
References and Recommendations
  • Written employer references provided

Main Duties

Volunteers provide support in a front of house role by:

• Welcoming visitors

• Providing information about the building, the exhibitions, and events

• Helping us run the exhibition shop

• Looking after the gallery spaces

• Ensuring the safety of visitors and exhibition objects

Skills and Experience Required

Benefits to volunteering with us:

• Training, work experience (visitor services, retail, and gallery experience) and references for other roles • An opportunity to meet new people from different backgrounds • Discount on purchases in our exhibition shop • An annual Volunteers’ party at Two Temple Place • Exclusive visits to other museums/galleries and cultural venues in London • The opportunity to make new friends and share your enthusiasm • The opportunity to become part of a supportive team and community • Access to curator tours

We provide training in:

  • The history of the building
  • The exhibitions
  • Visitor services, including visitor management and providing an inclusive welcome
  • The exhibition shop (optional)
  • Using two-way radios (for building communications)
  • Fire, and health & safety procedures

Experience:

  • Working with diverse groups
  • Working with the public
  • Working in an art gallery setting
  • Customer service
  • Working as part of a diverse team