Spike Island


Volunteering Opportunities

Our team of Volunteers make a significant contribution to the work we do. We are currently inviting applications from individuals who would like to join our Volunteer Invigilator team. We are looking for enthusiastic people who have a keen interest in engaging with contemporary art, interacting with our visitors, and who have a positive and helpful attitude.

We are currently looking for volunteer invigilators to support our exhibitions and events programme.

To apply:

Could you spare one afternoon per week, Tuesday to Sunday, 11:45am–5pm? If so, please contact Beckie Upton, Volunteer Coordinator: volunteer@spikeisland.org.uk.

Benefits of volunteering at Spike Island:

  • Making a significant contribution to the work of Spike Island
  • Network with other creative individuals at special social events
  • Gain valuable work experience within the arts
  • Enjoy exclusive exhibition previews and Q&A sessions with artists and curators
  • Free entry to talks and events
  • Develop your professional skillset through tailored training
  • Further opportunities to lead tours, assist with workshops and more
  • Apply to longer term placements in specific fields (only offered to current volunteers)


Please note, we can only accept applications for advertised vacancies and are not able to accept speculative CV’s for employment.

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