Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear

Do you have free time? Would like to collaborate with us? We offer you the chance to take part in our general culture volunteer programme.

If you are over 50 and would like to show people around your favourite museum, we are offering you the chance to learn and to share your knowledge with the visiting public – join the senior Culture volunteer programme.

If you have a disability and you want to play an active role, making the most of your disability, you can take part in our accessible volunteering programme.

Check for availability and sign-up for it!

¿What do the programmes consist of?

These programmes provide you with the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice, and to share the experience you have gained over the years.

As a volunteer you will advance and expand your knowledge about the centre and its collection, about contemporary art and many of the issues concerning contemporary society.

Guided Tours and Outreach Discussion Events –aimed at Old Age Pensioner Associations, Leisure Clubs and Groups at risk of social exclusion– prior to visiting the Centre are among the most important aspects of the Volunteer Programme. The Centre will provide volunteers with preparatory training sessions in which they will learn all the necessary information about the Foundation’s objectives, its temporary exhibitions, as well as the visual and educational analysis techniques required to convey the content of exhibitions to visitors.

With accessible volunteering, you can carry out didactic activities with groups with disabilities or participate in the You offer a vision programme, which offers visitors the chance to see art from your own particular viewpoint, the way you hear it or understand it with your wonderful mind, increasing integration and raising the awareness of all visitors to the Centre.

In this case, we will look at availability and requirements in each case. So, if you have experience in communicating your emotions and perceptions, if you are keen and want to share, contact us and propose your ideas and projects. Phone 927 626414 or write to us at accesibilidad@fundacionhelgadealvear.es.

Minimum Availability

Every week we will require volunteers to attend for 2 hours per day on 3 weekdays, at least one of which must be in the morning.

General Requirements

Organizational and motivational abilities, communication skills, and experience in teaching and dealing with the public.

Specific Requirements

Knowledge about the History of Art and Fine Arts, experience in fields related to teaching and arts education.

Selection

Prior volunteer experience will be positively taken into consideration, as will compliance with the aforementioned General and Specific Requirements.

Signing-up for the programme

Applicants should send their application by email , or by post (Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, C/ Pizarro, 8, 10003 Cáceres) or deliver it in person to the Centre’s reception desk. A photocopy of the applicant’s National Identity Card and a passport photo should be enclosed with Applications. If the General Culture Volunteer Programme is being applied for you must also include your curriculum vitae.

We will contact the applicants.

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