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CALL OUT FOR VOLUNTEERS: QUAD’s Season of Virtual Reality

05 October 2018
Are you looking for work experience within a contemporary art gallery? Do you want to develop your CV and gain valuable skills in a gallery environment?
 
Are you available to offer your time between the 10 November 2018 and 3 February 2019?
 
QUAD is looking to recruit a team of volunteers to support the delivery of our next exhibitions as part of our VR Season – including work by US artist Rebecca Allen, and Latvian artist Zane Zelmene. You can find more information in the ‘upcoming section on the QUAD website: https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/gallery-upcoming.aspx
 
We are asking people who can support us 6 – 12 hours a week (2 x 3 hr shifts or 1 x 6 hr shift minimum) over the exhibition period.

Volunteers will gain experience in:
•             Working with art by internationally acclaimed artists.
•             Supporting artists and QUAD in the delivery of talks/events.
•             Interacting with the public and discussing contemporary art with different audiences.
•             Invigilation, marketing and the running of a contemporary art gallery.
 
Other benefits:
•             Learning first-hand how to use new forms of digital equipment.
•             One-to-one mentoring/ advice sessions with QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell.

This voluntary position will also create the opportunity to build a relationship with QUAD, to meet like-minded people and make new friends
 
How to Apply:

Send your CV and fill in this covering letter with a short statement (approx. 300 words) telling us why you would like to volunteer to work@derbyquad.co.uk