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AFTER SCHOOL CLUB – Volunteer Opportunity: Metal are looking for enthusiastic people who would like to volunteer in our new exhibition.


About the Exhibition: Metal is working in partnership with Vivacity to bring you a special exhibition of work by Peterborough’s extraordinary art teachers. Teachers of Peterborough dedicate an enormous amount of time to inspiring our future generation. This exhibition is an opportunity for them to focus on, and show off, their own talents. The exhibition will run for 2 weeks from 13th – 27th April in the Vivacity pop-up shop on Cathedral Square, coinciding with Peterborough’s 2019 Open Exhibition at City Gallery. More info about the exhibition here. 


Volunteer Role: Exhibition Host
Role Description:

As an Exhibition Host you are part of the front of house team and will support the Metal staff looking after the show at Vivacity shop. This will include checking all artworks are looked after and answering any questions that the public may have.


You will be responsible for welcoming and providing exhibition information to visitors of the gallery; you will be the first point of contact for gallery visitors. Checking the art works and keeping the exhibition space clean and tidy. Recording audience numbers and comments.

Skills and Qualities:

·      Happy and confident to talk to the general public

·      Enthusiastic

·      Interested in the themes of the exhibition

Reports to:

Duty Exhibition Assistant and / or Senior Project Manager Sarah Haythornthwaite

Length of time role needed:

We are looking for exhibition hosts to do one or two shifts over the duration of the 2-week exhibition, either 2 hours or 5 hours. This is flexible however and we would love to hear from you regarding your availability. The exhibition will run from the Saturday 13th April to Saturday 27th April, 12 – 5pm. If you are interested please get in contact and we can discuss dates and your availability further.

What we can offer you:

Expenses for food & or travel of up to £4 per shift of 2+ hours. Support given by our experienced staff.


If you are interested in volunteering and would like more information please contact

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Callout for Volunteers – Metal Peterborough