Volunteering Opportunities
Workshop Assistant &
Grounds / Workshop Assistant

In partnership with Project Scotland.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is delighted to offer two volunteer Internship positions at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, in partnership with Project Scotland.

The Internships provide unique opportunities to gain excellent experience, learn new skills and receive specialist training, within a unique production, research and learning arts organisation.


GROUNDS / WORKSHOP  ASSISTANT

This role will support the Building Manager and Workshop Technicians in a range of activities:

– Assisting with general upkeep of the grounds and outdoor areas of         Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.
– Preparation of spaces for workshop users and assistance with access to   workshops.
– Assisting with space preparation, installation and take down for         Artistic Programme activities (exhibitions, events, talks, screenings     etc.).

Periodically throughout the year, ESW runs Foundry Metal Casting Workshops for Professional Members, and the Grounds / Workshop Assistant will have the chance to assist with these (when running), if it’s of interest.


WORKSHOP ASSISTANT

A role to support the Assistant Director and Workshop Technicians in the daily delivery of the following activities:

– Technical support for artists: studio holders, residency artists and     daily workshop users.
– Preparation of spaces for workshop users and assistance with access to   workshops.
– General building upkeep, maintenance and repair.

Assisting with space preparation, installation and take down for Artistic Programme activities (exhibitions, events, talks, screenings etc.)


These volunteering opportunities are run in partnership between Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and ProjectScotland. ProjectScotland is the national volunteering programme for 18 to 30 year olds.

Each opportunity is for 20-30 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.

In return ProjectScotland and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will help with travelling expenses. ProjectScotland will also provide a mentor to act as a sounding board and help you think about what comes next, and invite successful applicants to specially-arranged Project Scotland workshops.

To find out more, visit www.projectscotland.co.uk or call Kim Maxwell on 0131 226 0700.

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