Volunteer for our Capturing Ecology Photographic Exhibition

We are looking for volunteers to assist us in running our free, week-long exhibition for our photographic competition, Capturing Ecology.

Application deadline: 17:00 (GMT) Friday 28 December 2018

Notification if successful: Monday 07 January 2019

Each year, the BES photographic competition ‘Capturing Ecology’ attracts hundreds of incredible images from members around the world. Now, for the very first time, our 16 winning images will be on display for the public at a free, week-long exhibition at the Old Truman Brewery in London, from 21-27 January 2019.

We are looking for volunteers to assist us in running this week-long exhibition. Duties will include:

  • Helping set up the exhibition by hanging images on the wall, setting up the merchandise table, and branding the space
  • Distributing flyers to the public
  • Selling merchandise
  • Assisting with the evening event – checking tickets on the door, providing assistance distributing drinks and food, being on hand to answer questions
  • Assessing feedback from the public
  • Helping to pack up the exhibition

This role would particularly suit anyone interested in ecology, events, or photography. We would be particularly interested in providing opportunities for undergraduate students who are looking to strengthen their CV.

There are two positions available and the approximate hours available will be:

  • Monday 21 January – 09:00 to 14:00
  • Tuesday 22 January – 11:00 to 15:00
  • Wednesday 23 January – 11:00 to 15:00
  • Thursday 24 January – 11:00 to 22:00
  • Friday 25 January – 11:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 26 January – 11:00 to 15:30
  • Sunday 27 January – 14:00 to 18:00

Please include in your application which hours you would be available for, but please note that these times could vary depending on the popularity of the exhibition. Lunch breaks will also be included on all days.

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please download the Code of Conduct for Volunteers below and read through it carefully. If you are happy with the Code of Conduct, please sign and upload the document when instructed on your online application form below.

Apply now