Shipley Art Gallery - Family Art Facilitator

This volunteer role will take place at Shipley art gallery, Gateshead.

The activities are scheduled for every Tuesday and Thursday during school holidays at Shipley, you will not be obliged to attend both days.

You'll be needed between 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM (activities will run between 10 AM and 2 PM)

This role is part of our family events programme, and supports the Learning Team to deliver a number of activities on event days (Get Gardening and Get Crafty at Shipley) which take place during school holidays.

The duties include facilitation of simple art/craft activities for families to drop into during school holidays. These activities are prepared and materials are sourced in advance. The activities will be shown to the volunteer and explained thoroughly at the start of each event. The role also involves supporting set up/tidy up before/after the event, engaging visitors and explaining the activities to children and their parents/carers and offering support in them creating an artwork to take away.

Successful volunteers would be invited to a briefing before the volunteer role takes place delivered by a member of the Laing/Shipley Learning Team, who will also give an orientation of the areas that they would be based in the building/s. This training will be approximately 1 hour in length and will be scheduled in w/c 14 October. (We will schedule a specific date/time for this closer to the time, once we know how many people are interested)


Qualifications Required

  • General induction Must be attended

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon