Details of the Charity:
Orleans House Gallery and Richmond Arts Service is part of Richmond upon Thames Council. The gallery and Arts Service contribute to the delivery of Excellence for Everyone, Richmond’s Cultural Partnership plan, helping to ensure that everyone in the borough can access their cultural entitlement, especially those who might experience barriers to accessing cultural opportunities, for example the borough’s most vulnerable people including children and young people.
The mission statement for the Arts Service is to develop learning and leisure opportunities through a varied experience of the arts and heritage, which offers targeted provision and encourages participation through an integrated service.
Aims and objectives:
- To facilitate a range of accessible arts and heritage provision, seeking to deliver quality and variety for the residents of and visitors to the Borough.
- To achieve a service that meets the needs of the community and develops learning through leisure and participation.
-Promoting the arts and heritage to under represented groups and creating accessible and life-enhancing programmes and projects for a range of ages and groups.
Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:
You will be supporting art workshops as part of the role for 2-3 hours per work. We have many different sessions with groups as follows:
- Early years
- Adults with dementia
- Young people
- Those with additional needs
Skills you Require from the Volunteer:
- An interest and commitment to working with children
- DBS will need to be completed by Brunel Volunteers (free of charge)
Additional Benefits to the Volunteer:
- Travel expenses reimbursed up to £12 a day
- Opportunities for free training and we do offer a ‘training day’ to cover any areas not covered by the placement
- Role recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
- Contributes to the Brunel Volunteers Award, leading to an invite to the Brunel Volunteers End of Year Dinner
Interested? Apply below!