Volunteer at the Seymour Art Gallery

Organization:

Seymour Art Gallery

Deadline:

Ongoing

Organization Description:

Seymour Art Gallery, established 1985, is a non-profit public gallery in the heart of Deep Cove, North Vancouver. We are working to maintain an active art gallery that fosters excellence and promotes interest in the arts. We welcome more than 25,000 visitors annually to our gallery, Gallery Shop, and special events. Along with a busy exhibition schedule, we present performance events — including music, artist demonstrations, interactive art-making, and events for children. Seymour Art Gallery establishes a high standard in our balanced program of visual and performing arts. The gallery also plays an educational role, by organizing programs for schools and activities for the general public in conjunction with our exhibitions.

Organization Website:

www.seymourartgallery.com

Volunteer Opportunity Description:

You can help contribute to the community by volunteering in our vibrant gallery. We are looking for volunteers for a number of different positions including Gallery Shop sales, helping at fundraisers and special events, serving alcohol at events, and helping out with children/youth programs.

Responsibilities:

1. Gallery Shop sales:
Responsibilities include greeting visitors, recording attendance, and making sales using a simple iPad-based point-of-sale. Training is provided.

2. Helping out at fundraisers and special events:
Duties may include greeting guests, checking people in, answering questions, and proving general support to help keep things running smoothly.

3. Serving alcohol at events:
Requires ‘Serve it Right’ certification.

4. Helping out with children/youth programs:
Requires experience working with children and a criminal records check.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have an interest in contemporary art, enjoy interacting with the public, be friendly and welcoming, comfortable working independently, and willing to learn. Must be comfortable using an iPad, handling cash, as well as credit card and debit machine transactions.

Art education an asset. We are not currently seeking volunteers under age 18.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in volunteering at Seymour Art Gallery please send an email to submissions(at)seymourartgallery.com and include the following information:

Name
Address
City
Postal Code
Phone

1. In 1-2 paragraphs, tell us about you!
2. Why do you want to volunteer with us?
3. What do you hope to gain from your experience here?
4. Which volunteer position(s) are you interested in?

Thank you for your interest!

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