Black Swan Arts Frome

Become a Volunteer of Black Swan Arts

Please fill in the form below if you would like more information on becoming a Volunteer at Black Swan Arts

We need YOU

We rely on dedicated volunteers to provide a quality service for the public and to assist the work of staff. If you feel you can give some of your time to help us in the galleries or office, please contact: office@blackswan.org.uk

Volunteering – What’s in it for you?

  • Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Meet people from all walks of life and making new friends
  • Improve your communication and people skills
  • Enjoy new experiences and learning something new every day
  • The chance to share your knowledge with other volunteers.

Recruitment process

  • All volunteers to complete a registration form, with contact details
  • All volunteers will be interviewed – either face-to-face or by telephone
  • Please supply names and email addresses of two referees. The referees will be required to complete an online form and a hard copy by post.

The volunteers will work with several people including:

  • Volunteer Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Curator / Show administrator
  • Project Manager

General Requirements – Skills

  • Able to ‘muck in’ and work as part of a team
  • Organised, resourceful, with initiative
  • Adaptable and patient
  • Willing to participate
  • Good listener, ability to record comments
  • Broad, creative thinker
  • Practical
  • An eye for design and brochure layout
  • Experience in layout and design of official style documents
  • Tenacious researcher
  • Creative writing
  • Technically minded
  • Highly computer literate, excel, word, etc.
  • Good word processing skills and an eye for detail
  • Good computer skills
  • Confident on the telephone
  • Good researcher