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Volunteer Program | WORKAROUND – Women Design Action

Volunteer at RMIT Design Hub as part of our upcoming exhibition WORKAROUND

Gain valuable skills, develop new networks and expand your knowledge in a broad range of design fields. Volunteers are essential to Design Hub’s exhibition program, assisting with the day-to-day running of our spaces as the public face of our building.

As part of WORKAROUND volunteers will have the opportunity to assist in delivering a dynamic program of daily episodes. The exhibition takes a broadcast format – we have invited fourteen practitioners who work within an expanded field of architecture to host a situation or happening or series of events, spanning a single day. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the delivery of events, programs and broadcasting activity
  • Greet audience and participants
  • Provide visitors directions, event and schedule specific details
  • Provide visitors with general information about Design Hub and our upcoming exhibitions
  • Assist in maintaining gallery safety 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 at least one four hour shift per week for the duration of the exhibition (Wednesday 25 July - Saturday 11 August). Shift times are:
Tuesday - Friday 10am – 2pm / 1 – 5pm 
Saturday 12 – 4pm / 1 – 5pm   

BENEFITS

  • Invitations to openings and special events
  • Skills development
  • Network development
  • Design knowledge growth
  • Written references where appropriate

All volunteers will be fully inducted by the Design Hub team before the opening of WORKAROUND. Please keep Tuesday 24 July 5.30 ­– 7pm available.

To apply, please email the Volunteer Registration Form, your resume and availability by COB Wednesday 22 August to RMIT Design Hub Staff:

Layla Cluer
layla.cluer@rmit.edu.au

Michaela Bear
michaela.bear@rmit.edu.au