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Volunteer Opportunities

We are on the lookout for volunteers and interns interested in helping out at Four Corners. A great opportunity for film and photography enthusiasts looking to gain experience in arts administration and invigilation. 

Volunteer Exhibition Invigilator

Any day Tuesday – Saturday
11am – 3pm or 3pm – 6pm 
November 2018 – February 2019

Interested in social history, radical suffragettes, feminism, World War I or early 19th C photography?

Our major exhibition East End Suffragettes: the photographs of Norah Smyth opens this November.  We need volunteers to help with the smooth running of the gallery throughout this busy exhibition. The role will involve:

  • Invigilating the exhibition, keeping a close eye on archival material and environmental conditions
  • ​Welcoming visitors and sharing information about the material on display.
  • Opening and closing the exhibition

If interested, please fill out the short form at the bottom of this page and return it to info@fourcornersfilm.co.uk 

Front of House and Administrative Intern 

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
10.30am – 6.00pm
3 months (start and end date negotiable)

Unpaid, with lunch and travel expenses

Looking to gain work experience in an arts organisation?

We are seeking enthusiastic interns to support us with the day-to-day running of Four Corners and the upkeep of our film and photography archive. This role will involve:

  • Reception duties: welcoming exhibition visitors and sharing information about the work on display, responding to external enquires via email and telephone, keeping the gallery space tidy and presentable.
  • Administrative duties: sending post, sorting documents and helping with other general administrative tasks.
  • Archive duties: digitizing archive material, captioning, uploading material to our digital archive, transcribing oral history interviews and other general archive administration.

If interested, please email info@fourcornersfilm.co.uk with a CV and short paragraph expressing your interest. 

Volunteering at Four Corners

We define volunteering as an activity that involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims to benefit Four Corners and the volunteer. Volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual. We believe that volunteer rights should be upheld and aim to make volunteering a mutually beneficial experience.

Four Corners will provide volunteer lunch expenses and travel expenses within London. 

"From the darkroom to the gallery, my volunteering experience at Four Corners took a hands on approach from the word go. It was a fantastic opportunity to engage in all things photographic in a close knit, welcoming environment, gaining an active insight into the many facets of a creative career whilst meeting and working with an abundance of inspiring people. And I was never once asked to make the tea. I thoroughly recommend it." Chloe Edwards, former volunteer

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