New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond

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Volunteer Laura James with the Mayor of Farnham, At Play 2012
Volunteer Laura James with the Mayor of Farnham, At Play 2012


We are looking for new volunteers to join our team! Would you like to gain valuable experience of gallery/exhibition/charity work?

We work with a team of enthusiastic local gallery volunteers on flexible hours. Volunteers take part in multiple aspects of gallery work that include some of the following tasks:

  • Engaging with the general public through day to day gallery operations and special events

  • Assisting in the installing and dismounting of exhibitions

  • Potential opportunities to support gallery education and local community workshops

  • Helping the gallery staff with promotional activities

  • Opportunity to gain experience in gallery operations including face to face public feedback surveys

  • Opportunity to assist in artist and business market research

  • Helping gallery staff with day to day operations including stock management, administration and packaging.

The successful applicant will have a keen interest in working in retail fine art and crafts, has a polite manner and basic IT skills and works well on own initiative and in a team. If you have any special skills or interests, please include these in your application. Please email us your CV (max. two pages) and a short covering. 

Potential volunteers will be required indicate their availability and attend a short interview at the gallery.




New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS

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Telephone: 01252 713208
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