Regular Help

Family Activities Volunteer

This Volunteer role will begin in October 2017. We have a programme of family friendly art workshops planned and informal learning in the galleries. We would love you to bring;

  •    An interest and passion in the gallery and a desire to share this with others
  •    Active engagement with our exhibition programme and all our visitors
  •    The enjoyment of meeting and chatting to people from all cultural backgrounds
  •    The willingness to build a dedicated team by being able to commit to
       at least one 4 hour session per week
  •    Ideally we would ask for 6 months minimum involvement

What's involved?

In this volunteer role we would ask you to;

  • Assist in delivering an informal learning programme,
  • Assist with family-friendly art workshops,
  • Help out with family fun in holidays etc.
  • Help create learning resources based on the exhibitions and collections
    e.g. children’s activity leaflet, develop handling collection.
  • Assist with record keeping, e.g. number of participants, and audience data.
  • Assist with research into the collection in order to produce learning resources to interpret art works.
  • Encourage participation and enhance the experience of all visitors
  • There will also be opportunities to blog, photograph and update our social media networks
     

Why get involved?

So many reasons to consider this voluneer role. You will receive;

  • On-the-job training from the Learning Officer, Arts Participation Officer, Front of House staff and Art Team
  • Knowledge about key works at the gallery and content of exhibitions
  • Becoming part of the Hatton Gallery’s valued network of volunteers
  • Receiving invitations to private views and special events
  • Develop blogging skills and social media techniques

*Please note: we are happy to cover any volunteer transport costs involved with this role.

How to get involved?

We expect this to be a highly sought after role so,

1. Log in or sign up to Volunteer for TWAM.

2. Accept this challenge.

3. Await a response from our team.

Ideal Skills

  • Working as part of a team
  • Arts and crafts
  • Working with Young People (16 - 25)
  • Working with Children (6 - 15)
  • Working with Children (under 5's)
  • Social Media
  • Working with Museum Collections
  • Teaching and Training

Ideal Interests

  • Working with the public
  • Contemporary Art
  • Arts and crafts
  • Fine Art
  • Meeting new people
  • Learning and Education