The Fire Within

The Galleries Wigan


Role and Opportunity Details 

Visitor Engagement Volunteers (VEV) help ensure that our visitors have a great experience engaging with The Fire Within exhibition. They contribute to the success of The Fire Within by assisting staff, helping our visitors enjoy their day and providing excellent customer service.
Following training, our VEV will:
• Be based within the exhibition space
• Greet and welcome visitors to the space
• Help to ensure that visitors are maintaining exhibition guidelines
• Talk with visitors about the themes in the exhibition
• Have the option to provide small tours around the space
• Introduce visitors to some of the wider cultural offers across the borough


Specific Skills Required

We provide lots of training, but we are looking for VEVs who are:
• Friendly and outgoing
• Have an interest in art, culture and local history
• Have good communication skills
• Reliable – with regular attendance, we ask for a minimum commitment of one shift a month
• Age 18 or over
• Are keen to learn and stay informed


Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

Our Volunteers enjoy:
• Being surrounded by and involved by art and culture
• Having the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience in a public facing role
• Access to our comprehensive Volunteer Training program

We welcome Volunteers of all abilities and needs. Please let us know if you have any additional needs or requirements that we can help to support you with whilst volunteering. Please note that this role is wheelchair accessible.


Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity


Date(s)/Time(s) required 

Variety of shifts available.


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