Black Swan Arts Frome

Become a Volunteer of 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 submit the form below. View the full list of volunteer roles we need to fill.

Volunteering – What’s in it for you?

We believe that volunteers who enjoy and care about Black Swan Arts do a better job. As a volunteer with us, you will:

  • 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
  • get the chance to share your knowledge with other volunteers
  • add to your CV experience
  • gain knowledge of how a gallery, arts centre and charity is run

Recruitment process

Applying to become a volunteer is a simple process

  1. complete a registration form, with contact details
  2. take part in a short interview, face-to-face or by telephone
  3. supply names and email addresses of two referees. The referees will be required to complete an online form and a hard copy by post.

As a volunteer, you will work with several people including:

  • Volunteer Manager (trustee)
  • Office Manager
  • Curator / show administrator
  • Project Manager

General skills and requirements

We are looking for volunteers with the following skills to fulfill various roles:

  • ability 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
  • creative writing
  • an eye for detail
  • confidence on the telephone
  • research skills
  • technically minded
  • IT literate including Microsoft Office

Apply to become a volunteer

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