Art from the Margins:   136 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006.

Art from the Margins (AFTM) is currently looking for a pool of volunteers interested in being on call to assist in our upcoming events, workshops, and to provide customer service at our gallery and upcoming art exhibitions.

Since 2008, AFTM has been instrumental in bringing artists together and bridging the gap between artists living in isolation, the public, and the wider community. AFTM supports and promotes the work of artists living with adversity, disadvantage and social isolation, including artists living with mental health issues, physical or intellectual disabilities and homelessness. AFTM currently provides exhibition and professional development opportunities for over 400 artists living in and around the Brisbane area. AFTM is a creative initiative of Wesley Mission Queensland.

As part of this role, volunteers may be assisting in:
  • Setting  up and pack down of an event
  • Customer service including greeting gallery visitors
  • Serving food and refreshments
  • Supporting staff where required
  • Assisting with art workshops
  • Providing tours of the gallery.
AFTM is located at 136 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006, however, volunteers may be required in various locations in Brisbane. 

AFTM is a lovely, welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally.    There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Being part of a team making a difference in the lives of people in our community.
For more information on Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a volunteer we ask that you read:

Once you have read these documents and you are confident you would like to become a volunteer, please complete this quick online registration. Once we receive your registration a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will be in contact with you to discuss the role further.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au.

Other Information
  • Please visit Wesley Mission Queensland's website to see our full privacy information and collection statement.
  • Wesley Mission Queensland holds the right to decline any expression of interests that they deem unsuitable without notice.
  • Please contact Volunteer Relations on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au if you need any clarification regarding this role.

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1. Please provide your personal details:

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2. Your date of birth?

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3. Please provide an emergency contact person for when you are volunteering:

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4. Do you have any special needs, time availability concerns, health issues, etc that you feel may affect your volunteer work or that we should know of in case of an emergency?

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5. Have you volunteered for AFTM before?

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6. Are you happy to be on-call for upcoming AFTM events,  projects, and workshops?

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7. Do you have any experience in assisting with art workshops?

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8. Do you have any experience in customer service, including administration, meeting and greeting, tour guides, reception etc?

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9. Do you have any experience in food handling or food service?

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10. Please outline any qualities, skills, qualifications or experience you can bring to the volunteer position:

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11. Do you have a current Working with Children Blue Card?

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12. If recruited as a Wesley Mission Queensland volunteer, I agree to work within the terms and guidelines as outlined in the below declaration.

I understand that as a volunteer with Wesley Mission Queensland that I will be expected to:
  • Provide an ongoing commitment to the role.
  • Interact positively with residents, clients, staff, volunteers, families and the general public.
  • Understand and respect confidentiality, maintain professional boundaries.
  • Volunteer within the guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland's Code of Conduct.
  • Undertake any education or competencies required for the position.
  • Be prompt and reliable when rostered to volunteer and notify my supervisor promptly if I am not able to attend my shift.
  • Work within the philosophies, policies, procedures, and guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland.
  • Supply or complete the required security checks (checks are provided and paid for by Wesley Mission Queensland).

I have read, understood and are willing to follow the guidelines within the:

By pressing "SUBMIT" I declare that the information I have provided is correct.

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