Spike Island


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

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 particularly looking for volunteers to assist during our next exhibition with artist Iman Issa (16 February to 15 April 2018). Can you spare one afternoon per week, Tuesday to Sunday, 11:45am–5pm? We are also looking for volunteers to support our various events.

To apply:

Please email to apply or to ask any questions: volunteer@spikeisland.org.uk by 15 January 2018.

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).


Camera Buff: Film commissioning opportunity for young people

Do you have ambitions to work with film? Camera Buff is Spike Island's online commissioning strand of experimental films specifically for 16­–24 year olds based in the South West of England. This opportunity offers you the support, funds and professional experience needed to develop your early ideas into a broadcast quality short film while also expanding your knowledge and experience of experimental film.

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