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Volunteer


Front of House Assistants

Camden Arts Centre is dedicated to developing artists, educators and people with an interest in contemporary art. Alongside our education and exhibition programme we also actively engage with volunteers, offering a unique opportunity to gain experience with individual departments across the organisation. Volunteers donate one day a week to help us invigilate our gallery spaces, welcome visitors and assist them towards a full appreciation of the exhibitions. Our volunteers can share their passion for art by leading Guided Tours of the exhibitions and gain a valuable insight into one of London’s most popular art spaces through a variety of seminars, workshops and job shadowing.

As the public face of Camden Arts Centre Volunteer Front of House Assistants welcome visitors and are the first point of contact between the organisation and the public. Joining Camden Arts Centre as a volunteer would ideally suit those that have an interest in the work of the Centre, enjoy interacting with the public and working as part of a team. 

We are particularly keen to work with volunteers from the local area and those interested in joining the team on a long-term basis.

 

‘Camden Arts Centre is one of the best places I have volunteered with so far!’ - current volunteer

'I’m having a great time, it’s been really enjoyable. I’m being as helpful as I can and getting a lot out of it. Everyone I’ve met is really lovely and it’s a pleasure working with and getting to know them.’ - current volunteer

 

To apply:

We recruit volunteers at regular intervals throughout the year and our next recruitment window will be 17 - 31 October 2015. During this period we will be taking applications from members of the public wishing to join the Volunteer Front of House Assistant team. 

Applicants must have availability to volunteer between 11 December 2015 until at least 21 February 2016.

If you have any questions about volunteering at Camden Arts Centre please contact.

Joanna Sawkins
volunteer.coordinator@camdenartscentre.org

 

General information about the role of Volunteer Front of House Assistant and details of the benefits we offer our volunteers can be downloaded from the bottom of this page, where you will also find our registration form.

You can watch this short film about You are Here, an exhibition produced by Camden Arts Centre's Front of House Volunteers in 2014.  

Please note that we will only be able to respond to applications sent during the volunteer recruitment period stated above. Registration forms sent outside of this period will not be kept on file and we will not be able to invite you to attend an induction. We cannot accept those under 18 or those with a Visitors Visa onto the volunteer programme and are unable to offer work experience placements or internships. Volunteers joining the programme will need to provide photographic identification in the form of a current passport. 

 

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