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Do you have a passion for contemporary art and education? There are many rewarding opportunities for volunteers to engage in a direct and meaningful way with the delivery and development of the Education + Events Programme at Parasol unit.

From assisting with hands-on art workshops to welcoming visitors, volunteers develop professional and personal skills in a collaborative and supportive environment as well as gain free entry to events.

Contact opportunities@parasol-unit.org for more information or to discuss your interest in volunteering with the foundation.

Voluntary internships

The 2019 internship schedule is March – August 2019 and September – December 2019. Interviews will be conducted in February for March – August internship. Ideally our next intern will work Tuesday – Thursday or Tuesday – Friday. Please clearly state which period you are applying for on your application form.

In line with the foundation’s educational mission, we encourage high-calibre applicants preferably working towards or recently graduated with a master’s degree, and who are able to commit to volunteering either three or four days of their time per week; in return, the charity provides a small stipend to aid with lunch and transportation costs.

Voluntary internships at Parasol unit are an excellent way to gain experience and help with the “behind-the-scenes” administration of a not-for-profit contemporary fine art gallery and educational charity. This is an integrated role within the foundation by which we support learning and professional development. All voluntary internships will include exposure to and working closely with staff across all departments.

To apply, please download and complete the application form at the bottom of on this page and send it along with a PDF of your CV to opportunities@parasol-unit.org.

Polite notice: thank you for understanding that due to the high number of applications we receive, only successful applicants will receive a response.