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.
The Volunteer will be primarily involved in assisting with arts and crafts events and workshops catering to children and families. The role includes assisting facilitators in workshops, engaging with children artistically, workshop set-up, along with some maintenance and minor administrative duties.
What's required for this position
Energetic, imaginative person with an appreciation for arts culture and an interest in working with children. The Volunteer will be expected to be available for The Model’s Family Days which are usually held on the second Sunday of each month.
• Personable Skills
• Ability to engage with people creatively
• Good Communication Skills and Availability to help on Family Days
• All Volunteers in this role will be required to give permission for Garda Vetting
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Education/ Training
- Youth/ Childcare
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 1hrs Monthly
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
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will gain experience in expanding the imaginative and creative scope of children through arts and crafts in an artistically vibrant and diverse environment. This role presents the opportunity to express your own ideas on constructing workshops.