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Would you be kind enough to take 10 minutes to complete our questionnaire?

Mission Gallery is currently going through a process to upgrade and redevelop our building and review the programme of events and activities we offer our visitors.

Mission Gallery is committed to equal access for all and we encourage and welcome everyone to participate regardless of their circumstances. However, like many cultural venues, we also need to increase our income making capacity; the gallery is expected to reduce its reliance on public funding in the future. In answer to this challenge, we'd be interested to hear your views on what things you would be willing to pay for to help us continue to offer the highest quality activities.

As an incentive, if you would like to leave your name and contact details on the last page, you will be put in a draw and the winner  will receive a Craft related prize from Mission Gallery's shop!


Please send completed surveys to development@missiongallery.co.uk. The deadline is Tuesday 3rd May 2016. Surveys can be downloaded from the below links:

Mission_Gallery_Survey.pdf

Arolwg_Oriel_Mission.pdf

 

Your answers are confidential and will only be used for the stated purpose. The information you give us will not be shared with any third party.

 

Thank you for your time and support.​





Volunteer at Mission Gallery



Mission Gallery are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for learning and an interest in Contemporary Visual art and craft.

 

Volunteer Role: Gallery Assistant

Volunteers are based at Front of House, and will be first point of call for visitors. You will interact with a wide range of visitors and answer any exhibition/Craft Space queries they may have, as well as deal with retail sales and workshop bookings. Volunteers are also asked to help with general admin, housekeeping, invigilation and events (which will include bar work) as and when required.

Volunteers receive training in all aspects of Front of House, and any further training as required.

Main Tasks: Front of House person (alongside a member of staff), dealing with visitor queries, sales, general admin (as required). We may also ask you to help on specific areas of interest; as noted on your application form.

 

Requirements:    

  • An interest in Visual and Applied Art      
  • An understanding of Mission Gallery’s history and aims           
  • The ability to take instruction
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of visitors, staff and volunteers
  • The ability to remain pleasant and professional at all times
  • Knowledge of Mission Gallery’s current exhibition/Maker in Focus/the […] space/education programme
  • Basic IT skills      

 

Time and Commitment: 

To be agreed with each individual volunteer. Due to the nature of the venue, we do ask that volunteers commit to either a half day (10.45 am – 2pm or 2pm – 5.15pm) or full day (10.45am – 5.15pm) every week. This will depend on both your availability and available opportunities at Mission.*

*If there are no volunteering opportunities available upon time of application, we will let you know and notify you if an opportunity becomes available.


Benefits

  • A behind-the-scenes look at how a contemporary Visual Arts & Applied Art Gallery functions
  • Experience of volunteering in an established and respected art and craft gallery which has exhibition space, craft space, learning space, events, residency opportunities and more
  • Develop your understanding and knowledge of contemporary art and craft 
  • Training opportunities may be available

 

Due to limited volunteering opportunities, volunteering at Mission Gallery is much sought after. All applicants are invited to the gallery for a brief interview, and depending on availability and suitability to post successful candidates will be taken on.

If you would like to become part of Mission Gallery’s dedicated volunteer team please download the Volunteer Application Form and Role Description below, complete the application form and return it to: Rhian Wyn Stone | retail@missiongallery.co.uk

 

Download Volunteer Application Form

Download Volunteer Role Description