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Volunteers wanted for WLT gallery in Halesworth

Title: Gallery Volunteer

Objective: To assist in the day-to-day running of World Land Trust Art Gallery

Commitment: Currently we have availability for two half day slots (2 or 3 hours each)

Location: World Land Trust Art Gallery at Blyth House, Halesworth

Responsible to: Education, Outreach & Training Manager 

Tasks:

  • Maintain the public face of the gallery: tidying/light cleaning/making a note of anywhere heavier cleaning is needed
  • Interacting with visitors: welcoming visitors in to the gallery – whether they enter from the street or are WLT visitors. Being well informed of gallery exhibits and imparting that information if required. Dealing with enquiries
  • Sales: making cash/card sales transactions for any item on sale in the gallery and recording the sale
  • Marketing: distributing gallery information locally if and when required
  • Other tasks as required, by agreement with line manager

A friendly manner is essential

Training will be given for the above role

Dress code: smart/casual

Benefits: 20 per cent discount on cards and books (not artwork), priority booking for events and staff discount for tickets to WLT local events, reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses

Skills:

Essential: Good communication, literacy, numeracy. Ability to follow instruction and work under supervision

Useful: Retail experience/Customer service experience/Confident and enthusiastic/Able to work alone but also a good team player

An interest in wildlife and art would be advantageous

A knowledge of, and interest in, World Land Trust is essential to this role

There are opportunities for a volunteer to expand this role beyond the task list given above

About World Land Trust: World Land Trust (WLT) is an international conservation organisation that takes direct action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats. WLT and its overseas project partners have been instrumental in the purchase and protection of over 500,000 acres, now protected as permanent wildlife reserves

To apply: Please send email/post/drop in, a brief CV/letter outlining your experience and details of two referees to Kelly Jacobs, Education, Outreach & Training Manager, kjacobs@worldlandtrust.org

World Land Trust, Blyth House, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB

 

(advert amended 7 August 2014)

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