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Volunteer Education 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 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:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Monthly

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 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.

  • 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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