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Art Gallery & Gift Shop Assistant
ARTea’s Gallery & Garden in Swansea encourages our community to celebrate its talents and give them opportunities to connect, learn and grow.

The Gallery/Gift shop assistant is the first point of contact for the gallery and gift shop area at ARTea’s Gallery & Garden and is the first face people will see as they enter the centre

Location: Swansea
Opening Hours- Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm
Commitment: Days and hours available to suit volunteer. Shifts available 9.30am to 12 noon OR 12 noon to 2.30pm. Hours banked in this centre can be used towards volunteering commitments for Centrelink.

1) Responsibilities:
a) Follow sales procedures including the POS and prepare sales receipts
b) Ensure gallery, gift shop and workshops space are clean and tidy
c) Responsible for monitoring and keeping artwork safe while the gallery is open
d) Assist with the installation and breakdown of exhibits
e) Staff the front desk in the gift shop
f) Greet visitors, answer questions and field sales inquiries

2) Requirements:
Knowledge and Experience

​​a) Volunteers checks – National Police Check and Working with Children’s Check (preferred)
​b) Interest in the creative arts sector

3) Skills & Personal Attributes:
a) Ability to work autonomously and use your own initiative
​b) Strong communication skills and capacity to engage with diverse group of people and ideas
​c) Reliable and resourceful
​d) Demonstrated ability to manage risk and ensure a safe working environment while maintain a good sense of humour
e) Self-motivated, enthusiastic and patient
​f) Able to lead a dynamic team of volunteers
​g) Strong customer service focus
​h) Have a passion for giving back to the community and building a sense of belonging


Expiring: 8 May 2019 - 12:00am