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Volunteer Event 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 events in a progressive and busy arts centre. Role includes events set-up, art exhibition installation and general building maintenance. The volunteer will also be required to act as an usher for events. This role can involve some heavy lifting and physical labour. Orientation, training and support will be given.

What's required for this position

An interest and experience in some form of technical/manual labour. An interest in arts and culture is an advantage. Safe pass and manual handling certificate an asset. • Availability and willingness to be present for occasional late shifts • High level of energy • Personable skills • Volunteers may be required to give permission for Garda Vetting

  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Other
  • Personable Skills

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs

Other Details

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

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

Experience in the many varied technical aspects of the day to day running of a modern arts centre while also having access to many of our exciting events. The opportunity to volunteer in The Model can widely broaden ones skills set. (E-mail 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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