Category: Internships, Placements and Volunteering


Volunteer at the RHA, Dublin 2

601428_10151175054312278_448152741_n1-700x390The RHA is developing a volunteer programme for the gallery and a Seeks Front of House Assistant. This is an opportunity for interested individuals to gain exposure to the workings of a major art gallery and contribute valuable visitor services to a non-profit institution.

Front of House Assistants are the first point of contact the public has at the RHA. Volunteers would be required to familiarise themselves with our exhibitions, be able to offer assistance or answer any questions from visitors, answer the phones, deal with any sales from the bookshop and sales of artworks, invigilation on larger exhibitions when required, ensuring the exhibitions are all in good order; the spaces kept tidy and other administrative duties. Candidates should possess good interpersonal skills and have a pleasant phone manner. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. Some basic computer knowledge would be desirable and an ability to take initiative and contribute actively and positively to the gallery. Candidates should ideally have an interest in contemporary Irish & International Art. Volunteers are asked to give at least one day per week for a minimum of three months and a maximum of six months. The front of house daily shift is from 11am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Wednesdays 11am – 8pm and  Sundays 12 – 5pm.

Deadline: 27 July 2015
Further information and interested candidates should submit their CVs with a covering email:
E: fohmanager@rhagallery.ie
rhagallery


Community Employment, CE Scheme at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

Triskel The position is for a Front of House Operative with Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Duties will include:
• Operation of Computerised Ticketing system and daily cash reconciliation
• Manning switchboard & reception
• Dealing with customers & public queries
ECDL proficient would be an advantage

Please contact your local DSP Employment Services or Intreo Office for further details. Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 25 years or over and in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for one year or more.

Further information and applications:
E: maryrosemurphy@triskelartscentre.ie
triskelartscentre


Triskel Arts Centre seeks Projectionist Assistant (CE Scheme)

christchurch-outside-dayTriskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Duties will include:

• Assist with Projection, Logging films in/out
• Assist with Maintenance of Equipment
• Assist with Operation of Equipment

Background in Audio/Visual equipment would be an advantage

Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office for further details.

(Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 25 years or over and in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.)

www.triskelartscentre.ie


Dublin Live Art Festival 2015, Call for Volunteers

dlaf-logoDublin Live Art Festival 2015 is currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers which would be available over the three day festival, 24 to 26 July.
The festival takes place in 3 locations
1. Art Lot – Friday 24th July for a public performance event
2. Mart – Saturday 25th July afternoon for seminar and presentations. Evening for Livestock performance event.
3. Casino in Marino – Sunday 26th July for a public performance event.

Volunteers will help with the set up and clean up of events, invigilate individual artists and will be prepped about artists work to be capable to start discussions with audience members.
Further information and to apply:
dublinliveartfestival@gmail.com
www.dublinliveartfestival


Internship Opportunities at Cill Rialaig Arts Centre

cill-rialaigCill Rialaig Arts Centre, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry

Intern positions available at well-known Art Centre in Kerry.

3 months from early July to mid September 2015.

Good PC skills necessary. Great opportunity for Kerry and Cork based arts graduates or artists. Accommodation available – own transport an advantage. Put your social and sales skills to the test in our beautiful Art Centre and gallery or help organise creative workshops.

Email Dervla at crsiopa@gmail.com with CV or ring 087 624 4342.