BHRAG Volunteers

image of volunteer at Gallery opening

BHRAG welcomes and values the assistance of volunteers in the Gallery. By generously giving their passion, energy and expertise, volunteers help us bring art and people together.

Being a volunteer at the Gallery offers a rewarding opportunity to discover more about the Gallery's collection and meet new friends.

Areas where volunteers are involved include:

Front of House

The Gallery is currently seeking expressions of interest from Volunteers who are willing to become a part of the BHRAG volunteer team.

Our front of house volunteers play a vital role in day-to-day activities by interacting with the public and promoting the role of the Gallery its collection and the current exhibitions and events. They welcome and direct Gallery visitors to exhibitions, special displays and works of art. They provide information lectures, talks, events and activities and sell tickets where required. Front of house volunteers are given a comprehensive induction, training program and on-going support.

Gallery Guides

The Gallery is currently seeking expressions of interest from Volunteers who may be willing to participate in guided tours.

BHRAG requires dedicated, outgoing, well-informed volunteers who enjoy interacting with the public. In return, we offer an interesting induction course, which balances training in communication with information about art history and appreciation, the techniques used by artists and many insights into the workings of the Gallery.

 **Please note - the Gallery offers tours by booking only at this stage**

Digitisation Project

The Gallery’s digitisation project is a special two year project currently being undertaken by BHRAG. There is a variety of tasks for volunteers, including sorting, filing, shelving, indexing, cataloguing, transcribing, photocopying, scanning and research. As places are limited, preference is given to those with library, archives, record management or I.T. skills and experience. Art history knowledge is also an advantage.

Curatorial

It is desirable that volunteers interested in working in Curatorial areas have suitable qualifications, experience and art history knowledge.

Administration

It is desirable that volunteers wishing to work in Administration areas have some previous experience.

Catering

The Gallery is currently seeking expressions of interest from volunteers who would like to join the BHRAG catering team.

BHRAG requires dedicated and passionate volunteers who enjoy working with food and interacting as part of a team. BHRAG catering volunteers are responsible for providing basic catering needs for regular Gallery functions such as exhibition openings and events.

Events

The Gallery is currently seeking expressions of interest from volunteers who would like to join the BHRAG events team.

Our events volunteers play a vital role in day-to-day activities by interacting with the public and promoting the role of the Gallery, its collection and the current exhibitions and events. They welcome and direct Gallery visitors to exhibitions, special displays and works of art. They are also responsible for Gallery invigilating, the serving of food and drink as well as general duties.

It is desirable that volunteers wishing to work in the service of beverages have some previous experience and must hold a current NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Licence.

Installation

The Gallery is currently seeking expressions of interest from volunteers who would like to join the BHRAG installation team.

The BHRAG Installation team is responsible for the removal and set-up of shows throughout the exhibition cycle. This role requires a certain level of physical fitness to complete tasks such as; heavy lifting, assembling and disassembling items, use of ladders, art handling, painting and more.

 

For more information contact the Gallery here 

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Apply for a volunteering role at the Gallery by completing the form below: