News » POSTED 19.11.2015

Technics & Touch Volunteer Program

Volunteer at RMIT Design Hub as part of upcoming exhibition Technics & Touch: Body-Matter-Machine . Volunteers play an important role at the Design Hub, they are the public face of our building and assist with the day-to-day running of our public spaces. Volunteers at the Design Hub will gain valuable skills, develop new networks and gain new knowledge into a broad range of design fields.

In addition to the usual volunteer responsibilities, the Technics & Touch volunteer program offers a unique opportunity to assist Charles Anderson and Jondi Keane in the Technics & Touch laboratory space and gain insight into robotic processes and technologies.  

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet visitors and provide directions

  • Provide visitors with information about the Design Hub and specific exhibitions and programs

  • Assist with building and exhibition tours

  • Gallery sitting and security

  • Maintenance of the presentation of public spaces

  • General event operations support (some out of hours)

  • Administrative duties as required

TIME REQUIREMENTS

This program requires availability of one shift per week, 11am - 2pm / 1- 5pm Tuesday - Friday or Saturday 12 - 3pm/2 - 5pm for the duration of the exhibition, Friday 11 December -  Saturday 30 January. 

 Please note the exhibition will be closed from 24 December 2015 - 11 January 2016. Volunteers will not be required to attend shifts during this period. 

BENEFITS

  • Skills development

  • Network development

  • Written references where appropriate

  • Design knowledge growth

  • Invitations to openings and special events

To apply, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form and email a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and motivation by COB Tuesday 8 December (deadline extended) to RMIT Design Hub Exhibition Assistants:

Audrey Thomas-Hayes
audrey.thomas-hayes@rmit.edu.au 

Kate Riggs 
kate.riggs@rmit.edu.au

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