We’re looking for an experienced, qualified and enthusiastic professional with a strong background in supervision and management of staff and/or volunteers to join our team as Volunteer Coordinator. Your job is to provide essential support to the exhibition by assisting with the recruitment, management and scheduling of volunteer engagement. Download the Information Pack here. Due date: Thursday, 3rd September 2015.
The successful candidate will have strong organisational and administrative abilities, high-level communication skills, a flexible approach and hands-on expertise in managing staff.
Volunteers facilitated by this position work in a number of areas including as artist assistants (working with artists to help facilitate their projects), artwork invigilation, exhibition administration, assisting with education activities, and supporting marketing and public engagement. The Volunteer Coordinator reports directly to the Exhibition and Venue Manager. The position plays a crucial role in the successful delivery of the 20th Biennale of Sydney exhibition and programs.
Applications marked ‘Confidential’ and addressing the selection criteria must be received by midnight on Thursday, 3 September 2015. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. Please Note: Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 9 September.
Your application must include:
• a cover letter;
• responses to each selection criteria;
• a current CV; and
• the names and daytime contacts of at least two (2) professional referees.
Travis Rice, Exhibition and Venues Manager
or post, marked ‘Confidential’ to:
Exhibition and Venues Manager
Biennale of Sydney
Level 4, The Arts Exchange
10 Hickson Road
The Rocks NSW 2000
Image: Hubert Czerepok, Let’s Change It All, 2014, performance, duration variable. Performance for the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014) at Cockatoo Island. Courtesy the artist and ŻAK | BRANICKA, Berlin. Originally commissioned by the Polish National Centre for Culture, Warsaw. This version was created for the 19th Biennale of Sydney. Photograph: Gunther Hang