Volunteer Opportunities

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: ARTPOINT Galleries & Studios – Communications/ Social Media Intern

Art point is currently seeking a Communications/Social Media Intern (3-4hrs/ week)

Duties include:

  • Updating  website  ( knowledge of wordpress essential)

  • Increase online reach, web traffic, mail lists, Facebook, Twitter and start an instagram account.

  • Introduce new social media developments and develop strategies for these

  • Overviewing , updating  and managing all social media accounts

  • Oversee conversations on our social media channels

  • Capture video and photos or events at Artpoint to share on social media

  • Assess, curate, and revise/repurpose existing content as needed.

  • Planning and scheduling posts that will engage our audience

  • Create interactions within the Calgary Arts Community

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Strong editing and proofreading skills.

  • Experience working with digital video and photo editing tools.

  • Understanding or experience working with content management systems.

  • Ability to write in a variety of formats and styles for multiple audiences.

  • Understanding of and interest in social media and digital communications.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and meet deadlines.

  • Creative with the ability to work within certain boundaries of time.

  • High degree of organization and self-motivation.

If you are interested in volunteering for this intern position, please contact Katrina Olson-Mottahed via e-mail at: katrina@artpoint.ca

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: ART POINT- Volunteer Coordinator

Art point is currently searching for a Volunteer Coordinator required 3-4hrs /week.

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for meeting with Artpoint’s office manager on either Thursday, Friday or Saturday for 3-4 hours to arrange and schedule volunteers for different available volunteer positions within the organization.

The Candidate must be outgoing and able to communicate effectively with a variety of people over the telephone and email.

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling volunteers for available Gallery shifts or duties

  • Assigning shifts suitable to volunteers availability

  • Maintaining communication with returning volunteers via phone or email

  • Working with Artpoint administration staff to determine requirements for volunteers hours

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a volunteer coordinator would be an asset

  • Familiarity google docs and gmail

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team

  • Solid written and oral communication skills

If you are interested in volunteering for this position please contact Katrina Olson-Mottahed via e-mail at: katrina@artpoint.ca