Non-profit art gallery help in the city of Villach, Austria

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  • Last activity: 28 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a Art gallery in the city of Villach, located in the historic old city center. Villach is situated in Carinthia, Austria surrounded by a beautiful landscape of mountains and lakes, and only 20 minutes from the Italian and Slovenian borders. We are an established Art Gallery with monthly shows (currently booked for the next 4 years.) Our Art gallery offers a creative space for every artist from locals to people from all around the world. We focus on Bildnerische Kunst! (paintings, drawings, photography). Additionally there are readings and concerts in the gallery. As well, a group of people interested in creative writing is meeting every week to work on our first theater project. We are a non-profit organization and all work is done on a voluntary basis.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Art Projects
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Austria has a long history of Art, which is still Alive and Thriving. You would be able to participate first hand in a vibrant Austrian Art community. You would also get the chance to practice your German.

  • Help


    The general helping week is from Wednesday through Sunday with Monday and Tuesday free. You would assist during Gallery open hours in hosting the visitors. Other responsibilities would include keeping the Gallery clean and in order (vacuuming, cleaning bathroom, dishes etc.). Generally keeping a beautiful space for Art, not only the physical space but being a charming and welcoming host to the visitors. We also have a small garden, so help in the garden is appreciated. You would be involved in the installation of the monthly showings, and be very active in all the events.

    Generally we are looking for people who are friendly, out-going, personable and interested in Art. Should be comfortable dealing with visitors to the Art Gallery, making them feel welcome.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    A bedroom that would be shared if there are 2 volunteers. You have your own bathroom with shower, but this toilet is the public toilet for the Gallery during gallery open hours. The living space / bedroom includes a small kitchen and clothes washing machine. Also a small garden for your use. Food is provided but you need to cook and prepare your own meals. Our Gallery is associated with a large community food sharing project, so there is an abundance and variety of food, (much of it organic) saved from the local supermarkets.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located right in the heart of Villach. The surrounding are is famous for its mountains and lakes, so a Paradise of Nature is easily within your reach via bus and train. We have a bicycle for your use as well.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 518832975813

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