Gallery Attendant

Organization: 

Centre A- Vancouver International Centre For Contemporary Art.

Deadline:

Ongoing

Organization Description: 

Founded in 1999, Centre A is Canada’s only public gallery devoted to contemporary Asian and Asian diasporic art. Our mission is to build an inclusive community for contemporary Asian art and foster a greater understanding of evolving cultural experiences and identities. We are committed to creating mentorship opportunities for emerging artists and cultural workers, while facilitating collaborations across local, national, and international contexts. Our Reading Room is home to an extensive collection of books and research materials, including the Finlayson Collection of Rare Asian Art Books.

Organization Website:

 http://centrea.org

Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

The public’s first point of contact with Centre A, gallery attendants greet and introduce visitors to Centre A’s current exhibitions, respond to public inquiries, issue memberships, and ensure that all visitors have a welcoming and enriching experience.

Volunteer shifts are available during gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday 12-5pm, and during extended hours for special events.

Responsibilities: 

-Greeting visitors and answering inquiries 
-Promoting current and upcoming exhibitions and programs 
-Assisting with opening and closing procedures
-Issuing memberships
-Art minding and general maintenance
-Tracking visitor statistics and feedback
-Assist with light administrative duties from time to time

Qualifications: 

-Experience working and communicating with the general public
-Interest in Asian and Asian-diasporic experiences 
-Knowledge of contemporary art
-An art education is an asset 
-Familiarity with a second language is an asset
-Volunteers must be 16 years or older to apply

Successful candidates will serve without remuneration.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in volunteering at Centre A, please fill out the form below or contact Emma at development@centrea.org
https://forms.gle/BaUCtyHPkq5R3b29A

Contact Name: Emma Richards
Contact Email Address: development@centrea.org
Contact Phone: (604) 683-8326

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