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 organising, setting up, laying out and taking down our 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, Exhibition Installation Volunteers will be:
  • Trained in how to hang artworks using the wire hanging system and how to handle artwork
  • Required to work in a team, be able to work on a ladder and be able to lift artwork.
AFTM is located at 136 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006 however installation 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?
Please be aware that some lifting and climbing ladders will be involved in this role.

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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 art installation projects?

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7. Do you have any experience in installing or transporting artwork?

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

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9. Do you have an open Queensland C class licence and happy to help by driving a company car if required? 
Please note that this is optional in the role.

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

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11. 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 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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