JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR HONOLULU BIENNIAL 2017

HBF is currently seeking exhibition attendants to work full or part time in one of four venues for the Honolulu Biennial 2017. Please read the full job description here. To apply, send a resume and short cover letter stating your interest and qualifications for the position to yoko@honolulubiennial.org

VOLUNTEER needed for HONOLULU BIENNIAL 2017

The Honolulu Biennial 2017 is looking for volunteers for the following positions:

SITE VISITOR SERVICES COORDINATOR/GALLERY SITTERS -  HBF seeks coordinators to help manage visitors at various exhibition sites. Coordinators will work with HB staff to greet visitors upon arrival, sell admission tickets (where applicable), provide general information on HB 2017, and help to ensure the safety of the visitors and the artworks. Site visitor service coordinators should be courteous, enjoy working with the general public, and have an interest in contemporary art and the community. The Honolulu Biennial will be open to the public everyday except Wednesdays from March 8-May 8, 2017. Shifts will last for four hours each, between 7:45 am -7:30 p.m., although at some sites times may vary according to site requirements. Site visitor service coordinators will be required to complete a series of orientation sessions prior to the opening of the biennial. to familiarize them with site specifics, artists and their works.

EXHIBITION GUIDES - (TRAINING RUNS ON SATURDAYS FROM 10-11 AM  AT WARD VILLAGE UNTIL BIENNIAL OPENING)
Honolulu Biennial guides will lead tour groups of varying sizes and will provide visitors with in- depth information on works and installations on view in the biennial as well as the artists who made them. Tours will take place at various times to be determined daily (except for Wednesdays when the biennial will be closed to the public); but tour guides are required to commit to one (1) four-hour shift per week. Honolulu Biennial guides will be required to complete a series of training sessions which will include talks and readings on the participating artists and their works. Exhibition guides are expected to be courteous, comfortable with public speaking, interfacing with people from diverse backgrounds, leading groups, and to have a strong interest in contemporary art and international trends. aLL

INSTALLATION AND DEINSTALLATION ASSISTANTS
Installation/deinstallation assistants will assist with constructing, installing and deinstalling artwork under the supervision of the biennial artists and HBF Project Manager. Assistants should have a background in or familiarity with art making and art handling, architecture and design, visual display, basic carpentry and painting skills, and a desire to work with and learn from ground-breaking artists from Hawaii, the Pacific and Asia. 

RUNNERS - Runners should have their own vehicles and a flexible time schedule. They should plan to be available to help transport artists to and from sites during installation and to events during the Biennial opening week March 7-12. They will also assist with errands such as sourcing and picking up supplies for installations and providing transportation between sites as needed.

We want to know more about you! Please fill out the questionnaire below:

I want to be volunteer to help the Honolulu Biennial 2017!

Name_______________________________

Email address___________________________

Phone number _______________________________

I am interested in the following volunteer position/positions (please check all that apply): 

Site visitor service coordinator ______

Tour guide_______

Installation Deinstallation Assistant______

Runner_____________


What is your time  availability?


Any additional questions regarding volunteering at the Honolulu Biennial?

Please return questionnaire as soon as possible to Carol Khewhok, HB VIP and Volunteer Coordinator at carol@honolulubiennial.org. Upon receipt we will contact you with additional information regarding HB 2017 volunteer training session.