Reception

Opportunity ID: 1678

Organization Details
Organization Name: Studio Central Urban Arts Centre
Address: 444 Kennedy Street
(2nd floor)
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2Z1
Website: http://artbeatstudio.ca/studiocentral/
Organizational Description: "Healing and empowerment through creative endeavour"

Studio Central is a project of Art Beat Studio Inc., a non-profit registered charity, and is located at 444 Kennedy Street in Central Park. Studio Central invites local artists and residents to participate in efforts to democratize the arts by volunteering in the implementation of programming at Studio Central and mentoring and encouraging emerging artists challenging personal, social, political, and environmental concerns through the arts.

Vision: To enable consumers of mental health services to engage in artistic expression that promotes recovery, empowerment and community.
Mission: To provide studio space, community and opportunity for creative initiative to facilitate mental, spiritual and economic health.

The objectives of Studio Central are:

To create opportunity for the alumni of Artbeat Studio's core program to gain career path momentum by participating in the implementation of a comprehensive community-based arts program.

To provide residents of Central Park and North Portage area with professional mentorship in art related occupations, a safe space to work on projects, an opportunity to participate in a range of social activities and to deliver an art program that encourages dialogue and development of a cultural fabric comprised of diverse communities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Beyond greeting, general expectations include:

Answering visitor inquiries about Studio Central, answering and redirecting calls, using the intercom, recording complete and concise messages.

Asking visitors to sign guest book and monitoring who is coming and going through Studio Central.

Ensure volunteers sign in and out for shifts and keep track of any missed or cancelled shifts.

Invite guests to Creative Techniques and Cafe Central.
Skills Required: Professional demeanour, prompt, reliable, organized, technical/computer skills, courteous, tactful, a genuine interest in meeting and greeting guests, dresses appropriately, flexible and willing to adapt to new routines and situations.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Receptionist
Administrative Assistant
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Commit to 10 - 2 hour sessions 10:00 am - 12:00PM, 12:00 - 2:00PM, 2:00 - 4:00PM
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: studiocentral@artbeatstudio.ca
Phone: 204-943-8290
In Person
Online: artbeatstudio.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Volunteer-Application-2018.pdf
Closing Date: Jan 20, 2019
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