GHAT has various opportunities for volunteers, which are crucial to the smooth running of the charity. We offer all volunteers training, expenses and opportunities to apply for upcoming vacancies and to participate in GHAT projects and events. GHAT is looking for Gallery Assistants for upcoming 2021 – 2022 exhibition programme in The Suttie Arts Space.

The Suttie Arts Space:

GHAT run an arts venue situated within Aberdeen Royal Infirmary which was opened in Dec 2014. The Suttie Arts Space leads off a corridor walkway, with a daily footfall of over 4000 people, which connects two major hospital buildings within Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The function is an arts space in which all patients, staff and visitors will feel welcome, introduce existing and new audiences to contemporary art and increase the range of arts and artists that GHAT can support to create new work for exhibition.

The Gallery Assistant will work with the Senior Managers to prioritise the following tasks:
* Welcome visitors, answer questions and field sales enquiries
* Monitor and evaluation of feedback and visitor numbers
* Assist maintenance of exhibitions and gallery spaces
* Assist with promotional events and exhibition installations
* Provide administration support to the Senior Manager Training will be given in all areas.

Please download the job description for the full breakdown of the role

This is a volunteer post and the Gallery Assistant will report to the Senior Manager.

Please note:
The Gallery Assistant role can be physically demanding in its nature. As well as standing or sitting for long periods of time you may be asked to help lift and carry equipment. The assistant may work alone and in isolation for some of the time. Please make the Senior Manger aware of any challenges which the physical nature of this job may present to you. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments for access and equality.

Conditions of Work:
* There will be an evaluation of the volunteer’s role after an 10 week period.
* An average exhibition run in The Suttie Arts Space is 12 weeks
* Further training opportunities across all GHAT projects will be made available to all volunteers on request.

Covid-19 Information:
The Suttie Arts Space is situated inside a working acute hospital. Access to the hospital is currently restricted to essential personnel and 2 visitors per patient. All GHAT employees and volunteers are required to adhere to all NHS Grampian COVID regulations. Training will be given to new employees and volunteers.


To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to

Tamsin Greenlaw
Senior Manager- Exhibitions (shared)

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
AB25 2ZN

The deadline for this opportunity is

Midnight Sunday 18 July 2021