7 September

Exhibition Coordinator

Project Description

 

As part of our Youth Hub campaign, which was supported by the Department of Justice and Equality AsIAm launched a pop- up exhibition.

The aim of the pop- up exhibition is to engage young people in gaining a greater insight into what it is like to live with Autism.

 

The exhibition consists of 15 banners in a Q and A format and includes an audio guide and a range of activities to enable visitors to ‘Step into the shoes’ of someone living with Autism.

 

The Internship

AsIAm are looking for an Exhibition Coordinator intern to support the AsIAm team in the running of our successful ‘Autism Experience’ Exhibition.

 

This role would suit a person studying or graduated from a health science discipline (social studies, Autism Studies, Psychology, Youth and Community, Occupational Therapy) or Event Management and have a knowledge of autism and are looking to gain experience.

 

The Exhibition Coordinator will help in the running of the event around the country for the next 6 months and will include liaising with local schools, colleges and clubs prior to the event.

Hours required

The internship will require you to be able to attend in person our main office in Dublin City Centre for at least one morning or afternoon a week and to attend the exhibition for two days a month (an overnight stay may be required for some locations)

 

The Volunteer will need to:

 

  • Have excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan ahead.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Self – motivator, flexible and enthusiastic.
  • Good knowledge of using social media for events.
  • Attend the ‘Autism Experience’ Exhibition events and support local support groups with the running/coordination of the event.
  • Be able to work independently, and travel independently around the country.
  • Be subject to Garda Vetting.
  • Be able to provide two references on request.

 

 

Please be aware that this is an unpaid position. All travel costs to and from event locations will be covered.

 

If you would like to apply please send a copy of your Curriculum Vitae along with a covering letter before Monday the 19th of September to katie@asiam.ie.

 

If you have any questions about the above position please contact Katie Quinn at katie@asiam.ie