Category: Internships, Placements and Volunteering


Job Bridge Placement | Community Outreach Assistant at The Hunt Museum   Recently updated !

hunt-museum-logo1Deadline for applications: 14 May

This is a nine month Job Bridge Placement; an allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to the candidate’s current social welfare.

The Community Outreach Assistant will assist the Education and Outreach Curator in the effective delivery of off-site programming. the candidate will gain practical experience in administration of community projects, coordinating volunteers and marketing. The candidate will receive formal/informal training in the following: volunteer management, marketing, program evaluation and data entry. On completion the candidate will have attained skills in community engagement, marketing and program delivery.

To apply please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to fiona@huntmuseum.com

More information: huntmuseum.com/join—give/

The Hunt Museum, The Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick
T:+353 (0)61 312 833


Pallas Projects/Studios Seeking Volunteers   Recently updated !

pallasPallas Projects/Studios are offering volunteer positions at their studio and gallery space in the Coombe, Dublin 8.

Pallas Projects are looking for enthusiastic and committed applicants to join the team. Duties will include: gallery management, invigilation during exhibitions, liaising with the public during openings, events and exhibitions, working with gallery artists before and during shows, hands on technical experience and administration. Volunteering at Pallas will provide the applicant with invaluable experience in event production and management and is a stepping stone towards other opportunities in the visual arts.

Please send your CV and a very brief cover letter and use the subject line ‘Pallas Volunteers’ when submitting applications at info@pallasprojects.org. More information about Pallas can be found at www.pallasprojects.org.


Open Call | 126 Internship Placements 2016   Recently updated !

126-internshipsDeadline for applications: 1 June

126 extends an open call to graduates who wish to participate in their 2016 Internship programme. Four interns will be selected for a six month internship running from July to December 2016. The interns will be mentored by the board members and will gain experience in all aspects of running the gallery including (but not limited to): fundraising, applications, curation, marketing, archiving, web design and arts administration. The internship culminates in a project, exhibition or event to be developed and curated by the interns under the mentorship of the 126 board and to take place at 126 in December.

* PLEASE NOTE: 126 is an artist led, non profit organisation run voluntarily by a board of professional artists who undertake all aspects of running the gallery. As such, this is an unpaid opportunity.

HOW TO APPLY
Please include a CV and images of recent work (max. 10) and a letter of interest (max 350 words), which should include your expectations for the project in one Pdf document.

Applications should be emailed to: contact@126.ie.
Please the subject line: “Internship Programme 2016” in your application email.

The deadline for applications is June 1st 2016. Successful candidates will be notified by Monday 6 June and the internship will begin on Monday 4 July.

The first month of the programme is an induction period to allow the interns to settle into the gallery and into Galway. However the Galway International Arts Festival runs from the 11 to 24 July and is a great opportunity to immediately become involved in the work of the gallery.

Please note that internship at 126 is not a prerequisite for becoming a board member. Applications to become board members from all artists, including recent graduates, are welcomed throughout the year.

Please contact internship coordinators, Cliodhna Timoney or Blaithin Hughes with any inquiries, by emailing: contact@126.ie


JobBridge Placement | Education Programme Coordinator at CIT

CIT_CCAD_gallery_logo-300x211Deadline: 28 April, 5pm
CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Clarke’s Bridge, Cork

Applications are invited for an Exhibition Programme Coordinator through JobBridge Placement. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to the candidate’s current Social Welfare payment.

With the JobBridge Placement the candidate will gain practical experience in the day-to-day running of a contemporary art gallery, including dealing with artists, students and the general public, assisting with the development of an education programme, offering curatorial assistance to exhibiting artists, arts marketing, events management and fundraising.
The person will receive formal/informal training in the following areas: PR and Marketing, Health and Safety, Project Management and IT. CIT will aim to offer access to specific aspects of relevant academic modules, as appropriate to the identified training needs of the successful candidate, for example, in PR and marketing, Arts Education, Art History etc.

Experience: No prior experience is required, however, a commitment to the field demonstrated by work experience would be an advantage.
Education: Third Level – BA or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

This is a 9 month JobBridge Placement. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to the candidate’s current Social Welfare payment.

For more information about this JobBridge placement and to download the application form please visit: ccad-research.org/
Completed forms should be sent to shanna.oconnell@cit.ie

Please see www.jobbridge.ie for further information and FAQ for details about eligibility.


Call for Volunteers | Invigilators for Future Histories

future-historiesFuture Histories as part of ART:2016 (21 May 2016) seeks enthusiastic and committed invigilators to join our team and assist us in facilitating 16 artists in presenting their work over 12 hours in the unique historic setting of Kilmainham Gaol. This will be an amazing opportunity to witness and assist in the creation of Future Histories a 12-hour live performance art and digital media event at Kilmainham Gaol. Sixteen Irish artists and an historical archeologist will respond to the site and its iconic, historical associations with the 1916 Easter Rising. Exploring themes of nationality, freedom and gender through time-based performances, the invited artists will engage with the centenary commemoration by creating contemporary perspectives on our shared past, conflicts, crises and passions in relation to the Rising and its greatest monument, Kilmainham Gaol.

As an invigilator you will be expected to attend a training session and site visit before the Future Histories event.

Please mail Niamh at performance.art.foundation@gmail.com for more information
Future Histories, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin 8
00353 86 8499 649
https://www.facebook.com/FutureHistories2016
performance.art.foundation@gmail.com
Saturday 21 May 2016 10.00- 22.00


EVA International Volunteer Call Out

eva_logo EVA International are looking for volunteers who are passionate about culture and Limerick City to volunteer between the 14th of April and 17th of July.

This is a unique volunteering opportunity to:
–  work alongside a huge range of talented people, future friends and collaborators
–  help promote and contribute to Limerick as a friendly, passionate and cultural city
–  get hands on experience working with an large scale art exhibition, interacting with a diverse local and international audience
–  make a significant contribution to the life, vibrancy and culture of your city

For more information download our full volunteer description and fill out our application form on our website. http://www.eva.ie/volunteer

 


Curatorial Internship at The MAC, Belfast

MAC-belfastDeadline for Applications: Tuesday 5 April, 4pm
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, Part Time
Place of work: MAC, 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ
Reports to: Senior Curator
Period of work: May 2016 – March 2017. 2 days per week over 11 months (44 weeks/616hours)
Salary: £18,200 pro rata (£6,160)

The MAC is seeking to appoint a Curatorial Intern who will work alongside our Curator and report to our Senior Curator. This role will assist with the broad range of activities involved in the realisation of the visual art programme at the MAC.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
• In consultation with the curatorial team undertake research towards upcoming exhibitions.
• Support the curatorial team regarding logistics and registrar duties, including transport arrangements for work coming in and out of the MAC.
• Liaise with artists and technicians during the realisation of work.
• Organise travel and accommodation for artists, visiting speakers and guests.
• Support the curatorial and technical teams in the installation and condition checking of work.
• Support the curatorial and marketing teams to develop online and printed text materials for public, press, and social media activity around the exhibition programme.
• Support the curatorial team in the development and delivery of a programme of talks, screenings, performance events, seminars and short academic symposia.
• Complete general administration tasks on behalf of the curatorial team, including updates to internal databases and other registers, as well as administering filing systems.

For full job description and application pack see: themaclive.com/

Applications
The applicants who fit the specifications outlined above most closely will be shortlisted for interview, so please make sure you tell us everything relevant to your application.

Application is by CV noting relevant work experience, and a cover letter of no more than 2 A4 pages outlining why you are interested in the position.

Please email your application to recruitment@themaclive.com by 4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2016.

Interviews will be held on Monday 18 April 2016.


Open Call for Volunteers | Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

TBGS-Logo-250Deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday 12 April at 5pm. Commencing in late April 2016.

This is a part-time six month unpaid position, with volunteers working three days per week with the administrative team at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. This programme is designed to extend the volunteer’s knowledge and understanding of how a visual art organisation functions. It is aimed towards graduates of fine art, art history or related degree programmes or arts management post-graduate programmes who are interested in starting or developing a career in arts administration or exhibitions’ curation.

Duties will include assisting with general administrative tasks across a range of areas including development, arts programming, education, outreach, studios, marketing and fundraising. The small team at TBG+S is looking for a highly motivated person with excellent administrative and communication skills who can work well within a team as well as on their own initiative. The successful candidate(s) will need to be fully committed to the position for the full duration of the six months.

Please send your CV and a letter of interest to: info@templebargallery.com

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 – 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
T: +353 (0)1 671 0073
W: www.templebargallery.com


Open Call for Volunteer Gallery Assistant at Sarah Walker Gallery, Co. Cork

Sarah-walkerFrom April through September 2016, start time and duration open to discussion.

This position is currently unpaid but free accommodation is provided with an apartment in the gallery building.

Sarah Walker Gallery is seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic individuals to assist with art administration, marketing & promotion, social media and practical aspects of gallery management. The successful applicant will be an energetic, efficient and very ‘hands-on’ individual. Gallery assistants gain experience working on all areas of the gallery programme on a part-time basis.

The gallery assistant will work closely with artists and the gallery director.  The role is suitable for Arts Administration students, graduates or post-graduates, and for those with a Fine Art or related background looking to pursue a career working within arts organisations. Applicants with other qualifications will be considered if the knowledge and skills required are met.

To apply, please send your C.V. and a brief introduction about your experience by email to info@sarahwalkergallery.com with your contact details.

Sarah Walker Gallery, The Pier, Castletownbere, Co. Cork
T: 027 70387 or 086 890 2338
W: www.sarahwalkergallery.com


Volunteers Needed, Helium Arts in Cork, Dublin and Waterford

heliumlogoHelium Arts needs volunteer exhibition invigilators, Cork, Dublin and Waterford. Helium Arts is a children’s arts and health organisation, giving sick children respite through the arts.

Our Cloudlands project brings creativity to teenagers living with chronic illness in hospital settings. Helium’s artists work one on one with teenagers to develop work based on the ideas, interests and experiences of the individual teenager. We are getting set to launch a national Cloudlands tour, bringing for the first time, the stories of teenagers in hospital into the public sphere.

When: April 25nd – 28th | Where: The Atrium, Cork City Hall | Times: 10am to 5pm, to be split into two shifts among a number of volunteers | Induction: April 22nd , 2pm – 3pm. (All volunteers are asked to attend induction)

When: May 23rd – 25th and May 30th – June 1st | Where: Artbox, 3 James Joyce Street, Dublin 1 | Times: 11am – 5pm?| Induction: 19th May 2pm – 3pm. (All volunteers are asked to attend induction)

When: April 1st and 2nd, and 5th – 9th | Where: Garter Lane Arts Centre | Times: 10am – 5pm | Induction: March 31st, 2pm – 3pm. (All volunteers are asked to attend induction).

For more information about this volunteer role, please contact by Anna by email – anna@helium.ie or telephone – 086 351 1860
For more information about Helium Arts and the Cloudlands project, please visit: www.helium.ie

 

 


Volunteers Needed for Belfast Photo Festival Youth Edition

EdgeoftheReal-RogerBallen-June620136The 2016 Belfast Photo Festival Youth Edition are looking for a team of volunteers to help setup and deliver the Festival. Festival dates are 3rd April – 30th May 2016

Volunteers will gain experience with: Exhibition installation / de-installation, administration and marketing, documentation (photographing, filming and editing), stewarding / invigilating events and assisting artists.

We will make every effort to offer a range of experience and match individuals where possible to particular areas of interest. We are interested in volunteers from all backgrounds and sections of the community.

www.belfastphotofestival.com/volunteering/


Triskel Arts Centre seeks Social Media Assistant (CE Scheme)

christchurch-outsideTriskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork

The position will be in the above area. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Duties:
– Operating Triskel Arts Centre Facebook and twitter accounts
– Keeping up to date with venues events and promote responsibly through social media platforms
– Assist with marketing department duties including distribution, displays, and support to other dept members
– A love of the arts and popular culture as well as an aptitude for social media and marketing would be an advantage.

Requirements:
– CE Eligibility
– Great personality to act as organisation ambassador
– Team player easy to get along with
– Familiar with operating a computer
– Used to dealing with the public
– Ability to keep calm in busy or stressful situations

Email your CV (including PPS no) to Mary Rose Murphy: maryrosemurphy@triskelartscentre.ie before March 29th 2016.

Triskel Arts Centre is one of Irelands leading cultural institutions based in the heart of Cork City. It was founded in 1979 and five years ago the organisation restructured moving the main venue into the stunningly restored adjacent Christchurch and welcoming independent organisations Plugd, Gulpd, The Black Mariah and Theatre Development Centre into the new shared HUB space.

Triskel Christchurch is a multi-disciplinary space offering the public a heritage venue, cultural cinema, live music, visual art, literary events, educational workshops, an alternative wedding venue and more. The space is usually open seven nights a week and Tuesday to Saturday open from 10am as a gallery and heritage space.

www.triskelartscentre.ie


Volunteer Desk Attendants For 1916 Exhibition, Connacht Tribune Printworks, Galway

Galway-1916-Exhibition-Poster-1Connacht Tribune Printworks, 15 Market Street , Galway

The Galway 1916 Committee require volunteers to main the desk and to assist in the set up and take down of the Galway 1916 Art Exhibition. This one time event runs from the 21st of March to the 14th of April with over 30 artists participating. An interest in art and this period of history would be desirable. This is a part time voluntary commitment where we would request participants to give several hours of their free time during opening hours. The opening hours are from 10am to 6pm Monday to Sunday.

 

 

For more information please email: galway1916artexpo@gmail.com


Maintenance Assistant at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

triskelThis is a CE Scheme Opportunity
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork City
Deadline: 15 March

The position of maintenance assistant is now available. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Duties will include: Assist with upkeep of building, assist with stocktaking, maintain order and cleanliness within the building.

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

 


Staff Artist CE Scheme Opportunity for Signal Arts Centre, Co.Wicklow

Signal-Arts-Centre-LogoDeadline: 25 February
Signal Arts Centre, 1 Albert Ave, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Please note this is a CE Scheme opportunity

Signal Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for one position on a Department of Social Protection funded CE Scheme.
Candidates should: Be skilled in the area of visual art, have good communications skills and be prepared to work as part of a team. Experience in workshop facilitation and/or experience working with children would be an advantage.

Duties to include: Facilitating art classes with various special needs groups, invigilating exhibitions and assisting with opening receptions, hanging artwork for shows and events.
Candidates may be required to work some evenings and weekends. This position does entail weekend work sometimes and some evening work occasionally. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career. Applicants must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

If you are interested and would like to apply for this post please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility to apply for this vacancy. Job Reference Number will be required – 903714
Also, send a current CV and cover letter to: Claire Flood, Signal Arts Centre, 1 Albert Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow or by email to: signalartscentre@eircom.net

www.signalartscentre.ie


Artist in Studio CE Scheme Opportunity, Cork

internships and volunteersThis is a CE Scheme Opportunity

Artist in Studio/researcher position available. Cork Arts Support Team regard the support of young and emerging artists as an important part of our role. This position is designed to allow an artist the freedom to concentrate on his/her work over a one year period . The artist would work in their own studio space, however he/she would be able to avail of the National Sculpture Factory (NSF) in-house technical assistance and expertise and a full range of equipment and services, such as attendance at workshops (both professional development and skill based), and seminars.

Tasks:
• Research and Development
• Design, implementation and completion of Artwork Projects
• Curation of Artists work and documentation of same.
• Secure and Organise Exhibition of completed Artwork.
• Application for Funding, Commission, and Exhibition Space
• Marketing
• Sales
• Tax Returns – complete same
• The artists would be encouraged to apply for public art commissions and where possible to work towards an exhibition.

For more information please contact Grainne Creed, E: castcescheme@gmail.com, T: 021-4215165


Maintenance Assistant at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

triskelThis is a CE Scheme Opportunity
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork City
Deadline: 12 February

The position of maintenance assistant is now available. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.
Duties will include: Assist with upkeep of building, assist with stocktaking, maintain order and cleanliness within the building

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


Front of House Volunteer Positions at RHA Gallery, Dublin

rha galleryDeadline: 20 January

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 sales, invigilate on larger exhibitions, ensure that exhibitions are in good order; spaces kept tidy and required equipment and lighting turned on, and other administrative duties.

Volunteers needed for front of house must work well as a team, be flexible and have a pleasant manner.
Please email CV to Suzanne Clarke, fohmanager@rhagallery.ie
www.rhagallery.ie


CE Schemes at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

triskelThis is a CE Scheme Opportunity
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork City
Closing date: 15 January

The Triskel Arts Centre currently has three CE Scheme vacancies. All positions are developmental opportunities, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The position of projectionist assistant is now available.
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

The position of lighting, sound and projection assistant is now available. Duties will include: Assist with technical support for lighting, assist with technical support for sound, assist with technical support for projection.

The position of front of house operative is now available. Duties will include: Computer literate (ECDL proficient would be an advantage), good telephone manner, operation of working with a ticketing software programme 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.

triskelartscentre.ie

 


EVA International | Communications Assistant, JobBridge Internship

EVADeadline: 29 January, 12pm
EVA International, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square, Limerick

Applications are invited for a Communications Assistant Intern through the JobBridge National Internship Scheme. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to the candidate’s current Social Welfare payment.

To apply, please email a cover letter which references the specifics of the position advertised, with an up to date curriculum vitae, combined as one pdf document, to info@eva.ie with the email title: Communications Assistant Candidate followed by your name.

Please see www.jobbridge.ie for further information and FAQ for details about eligibility.

For more information about the internship please visit: http://eva.ie/jobs