Volunteering opportunities at The Penwith Gallery

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If you'r interested in volunteering please fill out your details below and a member of staff will be in contact shortly- Thank you!

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Gallery Assistant Volunteer

Role description

Purpose of Role:

To act as a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for visitors, providing information about the history of the gallery and artists, dealing with shop and gallery sales.


·         Opportunity to meet people, gain valuable work experience and develop customer service skills.

·         Free tea and coffee

·         Invitations to PV and other events

·         The opportunity to meet like-minded people

·         The knowledge that you are making an invaluable contribution .

 Main Activities/Tasks:

·         Welcoming visitors

·         Providing information about Penwith Gallery, its history, artists and exhibitions

·         Taking payments by cash and card

·         Dealing with enquiries in person and on the telephone

·         Message taking and referral

some of our Volunteering opportunities include:

  • assisting in the hanging of our exhibitions

  • marketing & promotion

  • day-to-day running of the gallery

  • helping on Private Views

  • Maintenance