Gallery Installation and Take Down Volunteer

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Position description: 

The Port Moody Arts Centre is looking for active and energetic volunteers for our gallery installations and take-downs! Gallery Volunteers assist the Gallery Manager to hang, install, and remove art work as we transition exhibitions. Installation and strike occur from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on selected weekdays. Training will be provided if no prior experience in gallery practices.

The Port Moody Arts Centre Society is a charitable organization mandated to develop, promote and celebrate the visual, performing and literary arts in Port Moody. The Arts Centre offers over 350 classes annually to all ages. We have a contemporary art gallery with new exhibitions throughout the year.  The Arts Centre also hosts several community and fundraising events throughout the year.

Deliverables/Duties: 
  • Assist the Gallery Manager to remove art work at the complete of a gallery showing
  • Under the direction of the Gallery Manager, remove artwork
  • Pack artwork in boxes for shipping
  • Move plinths and take down displays
  • Wash small areas of the walls
  • Coordinate arriving artwork for new exhibition
  • Hang artwork
  • Install labelling and signage
Qualifications: 
  • Ability to carry heavy objects (approx. 40 lbs)
  • Comfortable working on ladders
  • Physically able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to take direction and work as a team
  • An interest in culture and the arts is an asset
Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Additional Information: 

The Port Moody Arts Centre is a cultural hub dedicated to developing, promoting and celebrating the Arts.  We strive to make art accessible and enjoyable for all.

Successful applicants will be contacted for a brief interview. 

How to apply: 
https://www.pomoarts.ca/get-involved/volunteer
Contact person: 
Volunteer Coordinator
Contact phone: 
604-931-2008 x111
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Community Development & Housing
Education & Research
Mission:
The Port Moody Arts Centre Society is a charitable organization mandated to develop, promote and celebrate the visual, performing and literary arts in Port Moody. The Arts Centre offers over 350 classes annually to all ages. We have a contemporary art gallery with new exhibitions throughout the year. The Arts Centre also hosts several community and fundraising events throughout the year.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
6
Position start/end date:
6 May 2019
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Port Moody Arts Centre
2425 St. Johns Street
Port Moody, BC V3H 2B2