(Quest Art School + Gallery)
Opportunity Details: Various Opportunities
|Contact||Sarah Scanlon, Volunteer Coordinator, Quest Art; Phone: 705-526-2787; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Exhibition / Event set up: There’s a lot to learn about hanging an exhibition and the curatorial practices in a professional gallery, which you could learn by assisting our director and the team as they carefully change exhibitions. These happen all year round so get in touch if you’d like to have valuable insight into what goes on behind-the-scenes! You can also help set-up displays for one of our varied fundraisers, which also involves teamwork and an attention to detail. You might also be asked to lift or carry items, depending on the event.
Reception and Greeting: An integral part of events at Quest is the welcoming face our visitors see when they first arrive. If you feel you are a friendly, welcoming person then you could assist us by greeting visitors, taking down their information or assisting with ticketing. This role requires someone well-presented and able to multi-task.
Office / Administrative Support: There’s a lot that goes on behind-the-scenes to organize exhibitions and fundraisers! We are always seeking volunteers to help in the offices at Quest. If you are adept at multi-tasking, are comfortable making phone calls and have an eye for detail then this may be the perfect role!
Workshop / Educational Support: There are many different workshops held at Quest Art School + Gallery, and off-site, to a wide variety of students. We offer classes to children, youth and adults of all skill levels. If you are curious, patient and eager to lend a hand, then you might be perfect assisting one of our instructors as they lead a workshop.
Off-Site Events: Quest Art, as a charitable organization, is often invited to a wide range of events in the Midland-Penetang’, and sometimes wider, region. These vary by season and year, so depending on where you can get to, you could assist at one of these events. Please let us know your preferences as this would be a real asset to us at Quest when seeking location specific volunteers!
|More Info Link||www.questart.ca|
|Benefits||Learn more about and be a part of the local arts community in the Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny and Tay areas
Support the cultural community and a long-standing charitable organization
Network and socialize with like-minded individuals and make friends for life!</ul>
|Clients||General Public, Members of the Art Gallery, Artists, Art Enthusiasts, Collectors, and Admirers|
|Ages||14 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||Yes|
|Areas of Interest||Arts & Crafts ; Committees ; Community Outreach ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Telephone Communication|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Working with Children ; Writing & Editing ; Volunteers should be able to work well with the public, including children and the elderly. They should be comfortable with computers, be outgoing, a self-starter, and enjoy interacting with people. Also, they should be comfortable working independently and/or in groups.|
|Commitment Length||One Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) - one year|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Off-site events may not be fully accessible.|
|Number of Positions||Midland: 40 individual(s)
50 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training on the job - Supervised Training; Skills update on the job|
|Transportation||Near public transit ; Please note that Quest Art is located in Midland and is on a bus route. The Midland Cultural Centre does not have its own parking but there are several parking lots nearby.|
|Additional Requirements||Quest Art requires that all volunteers interacting with those under the age of 18, seniors or vulnerable populations undergo a police records check and a search of the pardoned sex offender database.|