Disjecta Contemporary Art Center has an exciting position available for a Volunteer Services Coordinator.
The essential duties of this role are as follows:
Schedule, train, and manage volunteers for all gallery docent shifts
Sit for a gallery docent shift at least one time per week
Fill in for docent shifts in the event of volunteer cancellations
Set up, light cleaning, and maintenance for open gallery hours
Give tours of event space for prospective event bookings
Set up help for events on occasion
Coordinate with tenants and event partners as needed for artworks on view during open hours
Input programming survey information and attendance counts into data collection spreadsheets
Answer questions from visitors, check emails, and answer social media requests
Our preferred candidate will have the following skills and experience:
Experience with customer service
Experience with contemporary art
Gallery sitting and docent experience
A knowledge of proper handling of art, using the appropriate methods for installing, deinstalling, loading, and securing objects for safe storage
Must be able to lift 50lbs
A strong commitment to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion
Disjecta Contemporary Art Center builds ambitious programs that promote artists and engage communities.
Disjecta provides a catalytic platform for forward-thinking work by visual and performing artists. Dynamic programs showcase new ideas and engage new audiences while fueling collaborations between artists, curators, and viewers to impact and intervene in the larger contemporary arts dialogue. Disjecta exacts equal rigor from local and national artists, while recognizing and supporting the talent of the region.
Part time, 12 hours a week, weekends as needed.
At least one weekend day most weeks.
The position is open until filled, starting immediately
8371 N. Interstate Ave. Portland, OR 97217