Belco Arts



The position has responsibility for:  

Assisting teachers with students attending workshops at the Arts Centre. Assisting with signing in of students and performing other functions as directed by the teacher, designed to assist students to have an enjoyable and safe learning experience.  

Teacher’s Assistant report to: Front of House Coordinator & Public Programs Officer & Teacher 

Teacher’s Assistant coordinate with: Front of House Coordinator & Public Programs Officer & Teacher 

Responsibilities include:  

  • Arrive fifteen minutes before the shift starts 

  • Meet with the teacher for debriefing and assignment of duties for the shift   

  • Greet and sign in students (children or adults), direct children to desks  

  • Assist children while they are in the Arts Centre (for instance accompanying young children to bathrooms when needed) 

  • Provide information and direct/assist with children to appropriate exits in the event of an emergency   

  • Assist with children who may be distressed or need time out during class 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher 

  • Help clean workshop after class, leaving the space clean and tidy for the next user (sweep floors and wash if necessary, clean sinks. Bin rubbish to be tied in bags for staff to place in hoppers.  

  • Advise Front of House Coordinator & Public Programs Officer if cleaning supplies need replenishing 

  • Ensure that all current Health and Safety Legislation is adhered to 



  • 18 years of age or older unless guardian permission provided 

  • A passion and interest in the arts and creativity   

  • Friendly and personable  

  • Excellent customer service skills required!   

  • A team player, must work well with others  

  • Must be available for a three-hour shift on Saturdays (six-week term during school terms)  

  • Office Skills 

Volunteer Job Descriptions  

What we ask of you:  

All Workshop Assitant volunteers must agree to:  

  • Dress appropriately for workshops. Closed toe shoes (no thongs or sandals) 

  • Be willing to attend meetings and training as required   

  • Be physically able to carry out your required duties  

  • Agree to abide by the Belco Arts volunteer policies and procedures   

  • Work with the teacher assigned, support and assist this person to the best of your abilities  

  • Report any issues to the Front of House Coordinator  

  • Hold a Working With Vulnerable People card 

What you can expect from us: 

  • Complimentary tickets to theatre performances are available at the discretion of Belco Arts management   

  • A volunteer party thrown each year, for all of you!  

  • An opportunity to meet new friends   

  • An opportunity to learn new skills   

  • An opportunity to be part of an exciting team, enjoying one-of-a-kind experiences!  

  • You are welcome and encouraged, to volunteer as often as you like. 

If you are interested please contact us at  with  your:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Short CV including a Referee .
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