Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 2147
OrganizationThe Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature
Position: Retail Support
Impact Statement: The Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature is dedicated to helping individuals and groups interpret and appreciate the natural world around them through the lens of art. Our volunteers are vital in helping us to educate the public about the natural world and sharing in our interest in introducing the public to the inspirational world of Robert Bateman. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about our environment, and to share your love of learning with visitors.
Description: Retail support helps on busy days, around holidays/Summer, and during event days in the gift shop to introduce customers to the wonderful local artists we promote, as well as orient visitors to the work of Robert Bateman and the gallery. Retail support is also invaluable for the packaging of merchandise for online order, and the processing of our many prints in storage.

This may be right for you if you:

- Have customer service experience
- Enjoy working with the public
- Are passionate about the promotion of local artists
- Are comfortable working with art pieces
Training Details: All we ask is you to bring your enthusiasm for community, nature, and art; we will do the rest!
Working Conditions: Standing, interacting with customers, handling art pieces
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age: 17+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Gardening/Environment, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Customer Service, Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Stewardship, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://batemanfoundation.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sydney Trépanier
Phone: 250-940-3626 Ext. 302
Address: 300 - 470 Belleville Street Victoria, V8V 1W9
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