Ceramics Project Volunteer

Unearthed

Program: Collection

Position Title: Ceramics Project Volunteer

Role:

Volunteers play a vital role in the day-to-day activities of Rockhampton Art Gallery. Volunteers are committed to providing a highly professional and informative service. They require a strong commitment to customer service and a willingness to enhance their knowledge of arts and culture as well as Council procedures to assist them in their role. Gallery Volunteers should attempt to exceed customers’ expectations when responding to enquiries and processing sales.

As a Ceramics Project Volunteer you will:

  • Welcome visitors to the exhibition, Collection: Inside Out
  • Assist with the housing project which aims to box and protect the ceramic collection to support the collection relocation to the New Rockhampton Art Gallery
  • Gain an understanding and awareness of collection management in regional galleries
  • Receive practical, hands-on experience preserving the ceramic collection

 

Scheduling:

  • 4 -7 hours each Tuesday from October 2019- April 2020

 

Required Qualities/Skills/Experience:

  • Well organised, committed, reliable and able to use initiative
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to ask questions and follow instructions
  • Able to work unsupervised once trained in a task.  You will still be supported and there will be staff available to help if you have questions.
  • Have a special interest in art history and culture or have completed studies in art, history or culture.

 

Benefits:

  • Complimentary annual Friends of the Gallery membership
  • Enjoy many perks including being the first to see and learn about the exciting exhibition calendar we have programmed
  • Be privy to programs and events prior to public advertisement
  • Contribute to the exciting vibe which is Rockhampton Art Gallery
  • Be a part of the excitement as we bring the collection out into the light
  • Opportunity to meet other people interested in art
  • Be a valuable member of the Rockhampton Art Gallery team
  • Contribute to cultural development within the community

 

Reports to:

Rockhampton Art Gallery Collections Officer, Lexi Maller, Exhibitions and Collections Officer Eleanor Thomson and Gallery Technician, Brendan Tohill.

 

Contact:

Rockhampton Art Gallery

62 Victoria Parade

Rockhampton QLD 4700

Phone: 074936 8248

Email: gallery@rrc.qld.gov.au