Volunteers are vital to ONCA! We need people to join our core team as ongoing medium to long-term part-time volunteers. Roles range from project research, helping with exhibition installs and invigilation to workshop and event support in the Gallery and on the Barge. There are many opportunities for volunteers to get involved in programming and events and develop in their specific areas of interest. It’s a rewarding way to gain experience in the arts & environment sector.
If you are interested, please email a CV & covering letter to ku.gr1537281007o.acn1537281007o@ofn1537281007i1537281007 by 30 September. We are happy to receive video submissions in place of a written application.
Gallery assistant and Barge assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist with front of house duties during exhibitions, welcoming public, dealing with enquiries etc
- Assist with the installation and deconstruction of exhibitions, including any painting/repair work
- Assist with data capture for events, workshop and exhibitions
- Assist with cleaning tasks
- Respond to face to face rental enquiries, forwarding details to Gallery Manager/Supervisor
- Process artwork and shop sales
- Assist with keeping accurate sales & donation records
- Encourage gallery donations, Giftaid and membership sign ups
- Continue to grow ONCA’s network of partners, collaborators and artists.
Lost Species Day researcher responsibilities are mainly seasonal (autumn). They include but are not limited to:
- Working with the ONCA Director and other Lost Species Day researchers and organisers to promote the initiative
- Promoting Lost Species Day events locally, nationally and internationally, and making links between ONCA’s programme and the larger initiative
- Writing social media and generating content for the Lost Species Day website and ONCA blog
- Researching and writing about artists’ work that relates thematically to extinction.
These positions require a commitment of one day per week. Travel expenses can be covered.