Hanging Team Volunteer

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Hanging Team Member Gallery Volunteer Group (GVG) - Position Description


The hanging group will consist of 10 to 15 volunteers, which will carry out the installation of all types of art exhibitions in the Holcim Gallery at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton (FOACM). The season is September – June.

Time Commitment:

  • Team members will work on a rotating basis to dismantle and install exhibits every 3 weeks
  • Sundays (take down) or Mondays (install), approximately 4 hours are required for installation. Take down time should be shorter.
  • The volunteer must commit to 4 or 5 installments per season


  • Work with facility maintenance staff for the installation and dismantling of all exhibits
  • Assist with installation and dismantling to be done within arm’s reach, must have physical dexterity – step ladder is available if required
  • Receiving and handling a variety of works for exhibits
  • Assisting with the handling of props and mounting pieces for exhibits
  • In an ideal situation, a liaise will be appointed to work with artist for the installation in order
    for everyone’s time to be used wisely

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum 18 years of age
  • Experience with handling delicate materials for exhibition
  • Comfortable working with a variety of artistic techniques
  • Must meet requirements of general volunteer program


  • Experience a “behind-the-scenes” look at preparing works of art for display
  • Be involved with an artistic and creative organization
  • Satisfaction gained from being part of a team
  • Get involved in your community

Volunteer Supervisor:

  • Supervisor, Cultural Services

Risk Level:


Training Requirements:

  • Accessible Customer Service Training
  • FOACM General Orientation
  • FOACM Position Specific Training
  • Facility Orientation
  • Corporate Volunteer Training

Screening Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Reference Checks
  • Orientation and Training



  • Performance evaluation completed by Supervisor and Volunteer annually.milton_final logo_colour_small