Volunteer Gallery Assistant


Gallery Assistant Volunteers are a vital part of the team. As a Gallery Assistant Volunteer, you will be warm and friendly, highly engaged in the arts and the work of MK Gallery and keen to share your knowledge and interest with our visitors. You will play an important part in shaping the visitor experience we provide whilst keeping the safety of the artworks and our visitors a top priority.


  • Provide a warm welcome to all visitors
  • Invigilate the galleries to ensure the safety and security of visitors and the works on display
  • In the event of an emergency support the Fire Wardens with evacuation of the building
  • If of interest it is also possible to work with the Exhibitions team to deliver exhibition tours, spotlight stories and introductory talks
  • You will required to attend a training session (for approximately 1 hour), complete a credit check (due to high value of art work) and complete our internal application form to comply with our volunteer policies, terms and conditions.



  • Become a valued member of a team of volunteers and professionals who are passionate about delivering a world-class arts programme in the heart of Milton Keynes
  • Develop new skills or build upon existing customer service and communication skills.
  • Gain experience volunteering in a gallery environment and learn about how we run our exhibitions and events.
  • Be invited to private exhibition tours with artists and curators prior to opening new exhibitions.
  • Enjoy a 50% discount off of food and beverages at the MK Gallery CafĂ© Bar.