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Volunteer opportunity description

Camden Arts Centre is a place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education. Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed building the Centre also has studios, a bookshop, a garden and a cafe. Join us as a volunteer and be part of our creative community in north London.

Our Volunteers are very important to the work we do at Camden Arts Centre.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and friendly people who are interested in contemporary art and sharing their passion with visitors.

Key tasks:

• Welcoming visitors to Camden Arts Centre and help them to gain a full appreciation of exhibitions, events and projects

• Gathering visitor feedback

• Invigilating in the gallery spaces and ensuring the protection and security of artworks

Volunteers are also invited to: 

• Enjoy special tours and Q&As with curators and artists as well as invitations to exhibition previews

• Lead Gallery Tours and assist with Studio Takeover family workshops

• Attend social events to network with the Volunteer team

• After 3 months, Volunteers are invited to take part in "TESTBED" and programme their own event at Camden Arts Centre

Apply before 10am on Sunday 30 July to start this August.



Volunteer Front of House Assistants donate a minimum of 4.5 hours a week between 9.45am and 6.15pm (with a 30 minute break), Tuesday – Sunday for a minimum of 3 months. 

Skills and Qualifications:

No formal qualifications or experience of working in the arts are needed and we welcome applications from any interested person aged over 18 years. Before you start volunteering you will receive a full induction, with briefings ahead of each shift and tour and a Q&A with the curator at the start of each new exhibition.


We reimburse volunteers for their travel up to the value of £5.50 per day. Volunteers receive 10% discount in our café, bookshop and courses.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


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About the organisation

Camden Arts Centre

Joanna Sawkins
Front of House Duty Manager
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