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Gallery/Giftshop Assistant

  • Location: Swansea NSW
  • Category: Arts & Culture
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Arts, Craft, & Photography
    • Retail & Sales
  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Days and Hours available to suit volunteer. Shifts available 9.30am to 12 noon OR 12 noon to 2.30pm. Hours banked in this centre can be used towards volunteering commitments for Centrelink.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.


  • Manage communication between coordinator, other volunteers, visitors and SCC management
  • Follow sales procedures including the POS and prepare sales receipts
  • Ensure gallery, giftshop and workshops space are clean and tidy
  • Responsible for monitoring and keeping artwork safe while the gallery is open
  • Assist with the installation and breakdown of exhibits
  • Staff the front desk in the gift shop
  • Greet visitors, answer questions and field sales inquired
  • General cleanliness of the premises
  • Adhere to WHS practices


Knowledge and Experience

  • Volunteers Checks - National Police Check and Working with Children's Check (preferred)
  • Interest in creative arts sector

Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work autonomously and use your own initiative
  • Strong communication skills and capacity to engage with diverse group of people and ideas
  • Reliable and resourceful
  • Demonstrated ability to manage risk and ensure a safe working environment while maintaining a good sense of humour
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and patient
  • Able to lead a dynamic team of volunteers
  • Strong customer service focus
  • have a passion for giving back to the community and building a sense of belonging


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