Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Cover Letter
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
COVID-19 Support

Assistant Curator - Volunteer

4715 50 Ave, Calmar, AB, T0C 0V0 [map]
2 hours / weekly
Ongoing
Role: Help support us as we develop our exhibitions.

Skills Required: Ability to do research effectively, interest in visual storytelling, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and organize your time. 

Desired Skills, but not Mandatory: Experience volunteering with galleries or museums. Working towards or completed a degree in Museum Studies, Curatorial Work, Classics, and other Arts-based backgrounds. 

Time Commitment: Flexible, however, if local, mandatory time commitment for Exhibition set-up and pull-down

WHAT YOU WILL DO (with Curatorial Support):

- Liaise with the artist(s) to plan their exhibition
- Work with artists in creating their labels and exhibition statement
- Plan the exhibition layout
- Install the exhibition
- Exhibition take-down
- Grant applications
- Event planning

WHY THIS POSITION IS FOR YOU:

- You enjoy going to museums and/or art galleries and seeing the latest exhibitions. 
- You love storytelling and want to learn how to create stories through visual exhibitions. 
- You want to work in the competitive industry of museums and art galleries and you need to build up your resume/CV.

If you are interested in applying for this position please apply at: https://zypgallery.ca/volunteer-application

If you have further questions about the role please feel free to email us at volunteer@zypgallery.ca
Additional Details & Skills Required
The volunteer role will have training embedded into the role. It will mostly be hands-on training. Training varies on how much experience the volunteer has.

You will be mentored by your supervisor in a safe environment where you can learn and make mistakes with no judgment.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
There aren't many volunteer roles within this industry that train youths in exhibition development. 

SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN:

- Meeting deadlines, attention management, focused research, verbal, and written communication. 

- Ideally, you will help develop an exhibition from start to finish. Some of the skills you will gain through the whole process include: communicating with different ages and community groups, artwork install, labelling, and exhibition layout.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Cover Letter
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth