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  • Front of House Assistants
    with StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO73887 - Created/last updated: 04/02/2019



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    About this opportunity:StAnza, Scotland's International Poetry Festival, which takes place each March in St Andrews, is looking for front of house volunteers. The festival has about 100 events featuring poetry, music, film, visual art and talks and discussions, and works with a team of about 80 volunteers, many of whom return year after year. They are looking for people willing to help with front of house duties, helping visitors, covering exhibitions and events, taking tickets and handing out questionnaires. StAnza is famous for its friendly and inclusive atmosphere.
    If you can offer anything from a few hours up to several days, this would be welcome and appreciated. Please e-mail [email protected] with "front of house volunteer" in the subject line. Please provide your name, address and contact details and let them know when you would be available between 9.30am and 8.00pm from 7 to 10 March. You can also complete the from below to register interest.
    www.stanzapoetry.org

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers can claim travel expenses at the festival by producing vouchers for public transport, or for agreed mileage at 25p per mile.

    Experience required:Likes being in a lively and creative environment and does not mind crowds – it can get very busy On the other hand, would be happy to sit on duty in a quiet exhibition gallery Happy to take instruction and works well in a team Reliable and conscientious – volunteers must be dependable Always able to be polite and courteous

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe festival takes place at various venues around the town centre of St Andrews. The hub venue is the Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, St Andrews KY16 9LA and volunteers report for duty to the Festival Desk on Level 2 (near the Box Office) in the Byre Theatre.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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