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🌟 Join Us as a Volunteer at the Orbost Exhibition Centre! 🌟

Are you passionate about art, culture, and community engagement? Do you want to make a difference in your local area? The Orbost Exhibition Centre is looking for enthusiastic volunteers like you to join our team and help us create an enriching experience for visitors and participants. As a volunteer, you'll play a vital role in supporting the centre's operations and promoting its mission of fostering creativity and appreciation for the arts. Join us today and be a part of something extraordinary!

We are actively looking for volunteers to fill shifts. Shift lengths change depending on activity, however 3-5 hours is standard.

🎨 About the Orbost Exhibition Centre:

The Orbost Exhibition Centre is a vibrant hub for artistic expression, located in the heart of our beautiful town. Our centre hosts a diverse range of exhibitions, showcasing local and international artists, along with educational programs, workshops, and community events. We strive to create an inclusive space that encourages creativity, cultural exchange, and lifelong learning.

🤝 Volunteer Responsibilities:

As a volunteer at the Orbost Exhibition Centre, you will have the opportunity to contribute to various areas, including:

1️⃣ Visitor Engagement: Welcome and assist visitors, answer questions, provide information about exhibits, and ensure a positive experience for all. Willingness to use square payments and other computer software is required.

2️⃣ Event Support: Assist in organising and coordinating events, workshops, and community programs. Help with setup, registration, and other event-related tasks.

3️⃣ Venue Maintenance: Assist with maintaining cleanliness and orderliness within the exhibition spaces and facilities. Help with artwork installation and removal, as well as labelling and signage.

4️⃣ Promotion and Outreach: Help spread the word about upcoming exhibitions and events through social media, local networks, and distributing promotional materials.

5️⃣ Administrative Support: Provide assistance with general administrative tasks, such as data entry, filing, and preparing materials for exhibitions and workshops.

🌟 What We Offer:

By joining our team of dedicated volunteers, you'll enjoy a range of benefits, including:

✨ Personal satisfaction of contributing to the local arts community and making a positive impact on visitors' experiences.

✨ Opportunities for networking and building connections with artists, curators, and fellow art enthusiasts.

✨ Access to events, workshops, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

✨ Training and ongoing support to enhance your skills and knowledge in the arts and cultural sector.

✨ An invitation and entry to the annual members Gala.

✨Where applicable, Centrelink reporting benefits.

✨If you volunteer a minimum of 15 rostered shifts a year, you’ll receive a 20% membership discount on the following year’s membership fee.

✨For artists stocked in the OEC retail shop, a discount commission applies if they volunteer a minimum 12 rostered shifts a year.

📢 How to Apply:

If you're excited about becoming a volunteer at the Orbost Exhibition Centre, simply email us at and our volunteer coordinator will get in touch with you to discuss further steps.

🙏 Join Our Community:

At the Orbost Exhibition Centre, we believe that volunteers are the lifeblood of our organisation. Your dedication and passion will help us create a vibrant and engaging space for all. Join our community of like-minded individuals and be a catalyst for artistic expression and community connections.

🌈 Make a difference today! Apply to become a volunteer at the Orbost Exhibition Centre and embark on an exciting journey with us. Together, lets inspire creativity, foster cultural appreciation, and make a lasting impact on our community.

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