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Volunteer Front of House Assistant

The Model, home of The Niland Collection

About The Model, home of The Niland Collection

As the leading Arts Centre in the Northwest, The Model supports artists across art forms, providing a platform for engagement with the arts. The Model brings the best national and international work to Sligo for the local community and our visitors to County Sligo, placing Sligo on the international cultural map.

What's Involved

The Volunteer will assist in the running of a busy reception desk in a bustling and vibrant arts centre. Role will include - answering telephone calls, taking messages for staff members, answering visitor queries, administrative duties, ticket and product sales etc… Induction, training and support will be provided.

What's required for this position

Good communication and personal skills. An interest in the arts and culture is an advantage. • Personable Skills • Good communication skills • Some experience or knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite • Availability and willingness to be present on late nights on occasions • Volunteers may be required to give permission for Garda Vetting.

  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The Model, The Mall, Sligo

Other location details:

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will gain invaluable personal and professional experience and a better understanding of Irish arts culture. The skills learned on Front of House are varied and many and can be applied in many professional positions. (E-mail us for more info)

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Imelda Ryan-Jones
  • Organisation: The Model, home of The Niland Collection
  • Email:
  • Phone: 071 - 9141405
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