What is a volunteer?

A volunteer is anyone who, without compensation or expectation of compensation, performs a task at the direction of and on behalf of the gallery under their own free will. Volunteers can be involved in every level of the organisation.

Why do we involve volunteers?

  • To assist us to accomplish our mission
  • To increase our involvement with the local community
  • To benefit from the skills and experience of our volunteers
  • To offer volunteers new skills and experiences
  • For volunteers to become advocates for Modern Art Oxford
  •  in their local communities

Benefits of volunteering

  • Meet like-minded people
  • Learn about contemporary art
  • Develop new and existing skills such as: 
  • being part of a team, customer service and administrative tasks
  • Flexible volunteering, with weekend and evening opportunities
  • Supportive volunteering, with regular team social events
  • Get a behind the scenes experience of working in an art gallery  and with artists
  • Volunteering can give experience that will help with career development or nourish personal projects